Archive for February, 2014

27 February 2014 Breakfast with Emma Bear

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Emma Bear got the works today: fried egg, bacon, a vitamin, AND she got to wear some fancy new duds. Note the little rag doll tucked inside her shirt? Sam’s bears have their own lovies.

26 February 2014 Buzz Lightyear to the Rescue

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

25 February 2014 The Plunge

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Sam takes “The Plunge” at the snow tubing park at Wintergreen.

24 February 2014 Voilà une gomme

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Skit in French Club today. Sam was playing the part of a dragon who helps a student pick up pencils, erasers (“gomme”) and books that have fallen out of his backpack. She looks dragon-like, doesn’t she?

23 February 2014 Sam’s Stack

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

I like that Sam’s growing independence includes making pancakes.

22 February 2014 Cabbage Patch Birthday Party

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Isabella and her friends, both animate and inanimate, celebrated her first birthday on this unbelievably beautiful spring-like day. How did Sam know that it was her doll’s birthday today? Because Cabbage Patch Dolls come with birth certificates apparently!

21 February 2014 Popovers

Friday, February 21st, 2014

I prefer to think of them as miniature Yorkshire puddings.

20 February 2014 Puppet Station

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

At history club today.

19 February 2014 Melting

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

18 February 2014 Orange v. Blue

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

17 February 2014 Where the Sidewalk Ends

Monday, February 17th, 2014

In snow on my walk up to the market today. It’s hard to be a pedestrian in this town sometimes.

16 February 2014 She Loves the Snow

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

15 February 2014 Catching Air

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

14 February 2014 Snow Day

Friday, February 14th, 2014

13 February 2014 Bobsledding Team S

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Bobsledding team Sam and Susie prepare to take the big hill at the park. We probably have close to a foot of snow now!

12 February 2014 Bread Forecast

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Yep, snowstorm’s coming.

11 February 2014 Another Walking Day

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

10 February 2014 Balloon Head

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Someday Sam could tell her children that she had to walk almost a mile uphill in the freezing cold to go to the dentist. Hopefully she’ll also remember the balloons.

9 February 2014 Mustard Pancake

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

Breakfast, inspired by Shakespeare: ROSALIND Where learned you that oath, fool? TOUCHSTONE Of a certain knight that swore by his honour they were good pancakes and swore by his honour the mustard was naught: now I’ll stand to it, the pancakes were naught and the mustard was good, and yet was not the knight forsworn. […]

8 February 2014 French Toast

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

As I was feeling poorly this morning, the family made me some French toast. It helped.