Archive for December, 2012

31 December 2012 Sweeping Out the Old Year

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Happy 2013!

30 December 2012 At Her Desk

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

It took all day but Sam can now not only see her desk, but can also use it. We purged, cleaned and removed an entire burrow of dust bunnies from her room.

29 December 2012 Driving Without a License

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Sam test drove Susie and Jack’s new car on our first day back in Cville post Christmas (also known, apparently, as Twixtmas–the period between Christmas and New Year’s).

28 December 2012 Saying Goodbye to the Kitties

Friday, December 28th, 2012

27 December 2012 Purple Boots and First Position

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Sam and Katrina show off their feet.

26 December 2012 Robin and the Baby Who Wouldn’t Stop Moving

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

25 December 2012 Christmas Sushi

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

24 December 2012 Milk, Cookies and a Note for Santa

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

23 December 2012 Hanging Out in Ridley Creek

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

22 December 2012 The Cookie Bakers

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

21 December 2012 The World Did Not End

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

but the basement flooded at Granddaddy’s office.

20 December 2012 Traveling North

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

Traffic around Baltimore sends us on a new route over the Key Bridge.

19 December 2012 We Live in a Christmas Lights Neighborhood

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

18 December 2012 Autographed by Chiron

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Aunt Skip gave Sam the boxed set of the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan for Christmas. Aunt Skip just happens to work with the real Mr. Brunner–the inspiration for Percy’s Latin teacher, who happens to be the centaur Chiron. Mr. Brunner was kind enough to sign Sam’s books. In four days Sam has read […]

17 December 2012 Three Top Teeth Gone

Monday, December 17th, 2012

The dentist got a look at Sam’s gap-toothed smile today.

16 December 2012 Piano Recital

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

***Proud Parent Post Alert*** Sam participated in her first ever piano recital today at Our Lady of Peace nursing home. She played two songs called “Quiet River” and “What Can I Do.” Playing in public was a major milestone for Sammy. She commented afterward on which kids took a bow after their songs and which […]

15 December 2012 Aunt Skip Enjoys Her Story from Sam

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Our favorite line: “Candace was so surprised she fell asleep.”

14 December 2012 Christmas Comes Early

Friday, December 14th, 2012

to Sam and Benjamin.

13 December 2012 La bûche de Noël

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

The kids made it (with help!) and it was délicieuse.

12 December 2012 Back Home for Good

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

AC’s month+ of work travel is over. Sam keeps him by her side with books and blankets.