March 9, 2016 {artists}

The boys classes each spent a week earlier this year at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art learning about and creating art. And Wednesday night was the big exhibition. I really can’t pick just one photo for today, so here’s a bunch.

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Linus
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Oliver
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Miles

Maybe the best part was that they labeled each artwork like real museum artwork. 🙂

A few more random pics:

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March 6, 7, 8, 2016

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March 6 – On a walk with Ziggy, just happened to cross paths with the cruise ship we went on in November.

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March 7 – On our morning walk, Stephanie and I were passed by a group of Marines running and yelling.

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March 8 – Soccer practice.

February 28 – March 3, 2016

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February 28 – post race chargrilled oysters. Yum!

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February 29 – doggy feet!

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March 1 – Ziggy is a perfect gentledoggy in the carpool line.

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March 2 – Finally, the boys love going to the library! Alas, it is not for the books.

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March 3 – My friend Robyn is awesome and does a mean mean face. (This is from the Sex Ed episode of Teachers. Watch it!) I don’t have cable, so I had to wait until this morning and get it from iTunes. So exciting!

February 21-27, 2016

So much to catch up on!

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February 21 – the jasmine vines I planted last year are in bloom! So pretty!

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February 22 – Linus was home sick. So obviously we took a selfie.

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February 23 – Louis Armstrong on a foggy morning

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February 24 – Ziggy likes feet of all kinds.

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February 26 – some of my favorite coworkers came to visit! And they were at my house! Really quite a feat when you work for a remote company like we do.

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February 27 – went to the expo for the race we did on Sunday, and the boys were excited to meet the Geico gecko.

February 13, 14, 15, 2016

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February 13: Ziggy love his foot. It’s creepy as hell, though. He carries it around very gently, because it squeaks, and he does not like the squeak.

Bonus: It’s also hilarious when he tries to go through the dog door with it, but just can’t.

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February 14: My sister sent the boys Trivial Pursuit Family for their birthday, and Linus wanted to play it. I love Trivial Pursuit so I agreed. We all sat around as a family playing a board game for the first time ever, I think. Well, that didn’t last too long. Oliver and Miles and Daddy lost interest after a while, but Linus and I played til the bitter end.

The great thing about this game is that it has two sets of cards – one for adults, one for kids.

So picture it, Linus needs his last wedge of pie, and he lands on pink (entertainment.) I look at the question. “You have GOT to be kidding me,” I say.

Mario and Luigi are plumbers. True or false?

Well, he was gleeful when he heard that one. Next, it was time for the final question. I got to choose the category. For some dumb reason, I picked pink again. Pulled out a new card, and I couldn’t believe what I saw for the pink question…

What is Ash Ketchum’s little yellow sidekick called in Pokemon?

NO FREAKING WAY. The kid’s last two questions are about his two obsessions. (Oh, did I mention there were some soccer questions earlier? Yeah.) So, needless to say, Linus beat me. Not by much. And the adult questions were hard. I swear!

 

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February 15: No great pic, but here’s Ziggy worn out at the end of the day. It’s tough to be a dog, yo.

February 10, 11, 12, 2016

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8 year well visit at the doctor on Wednesday.

8 year stats:
Linus: 58ish lbs; 52ish” tall
Oliver: 59ish lbs; 52ish” tall
Miles: 60ish lbs; 51ish” tall
I lost the sheet of paper with the exact numbers, so it’s a good thing our next door neighbor is our pediatrician! I’ll get the exact numbers and edit this post sometime.

Compared with 7 years:
Linus: 49.6 lbs (50th); 49″ tall (50-75th)
Oliver: 47.8 lbs (25-50th); 48.7″ tall (50-75th)
Miles: 51.2 lbs (50th); 48.8″ tall (50-75th)

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Oliver has a 100th day of school project due Monday.

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On a walk with Ziggy and the boys. Here’s Linus caught in a sunbeam.