Monthly Archives: July 2007

Watch Who You May Bump Into

We were talking recently with our nanny, and she shared a story with us from her roomate. Her roomate was walking in Manhattan recently with one of her friends. She and her friend were getting frustrated with all the people … Continue reading

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Ava Dancing

Ava loves to dance. She dances to many things these days. We have a Baby Einstein book that has some songs on it and she does a jig to it. Sometimes she dances to the music I listen to, like … Continue reading

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New jobs and all

Ok, so I’m totally flooding the blog tonight, but I honestly have no idea when I’ll be back. This program is INTENSE. Like I think labor, a painful miscarriage, wisdom teeth, NYC Teaching Fellows program, and teaching a few grad … Continue reading

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Ava and the Avian

So it’s Day 1 in our new beach abode, or at least it was when this happened. I don’t even think the moving truck had made it out to our area yet. So Ava and I headed for the beach–what … Continue reading

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A Day in Manhattan

So the planets aligned and gave me some of my favorite people in my life all at once: Dan, Ava, Dawnita, and Rockstar (no that’s not her real name, silly!). We got to eat our favorite brunch at Niko’s and … Continue reading

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Ava meets the Beach

Oh is she in love. It was a chilly 4th of July, but we stuck around and walked to the beach. It was so cold we put the little bathrobe around Ava before she even dipped her toes in the … Continue reading

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This one is for Gramma

Hey Mom, Remember that cute little Lilly doll you got Ava. Yes, you know the one that has only one songtrack of her counting to 10 and then laughing in a giddy way. Yup–we’ve all been subjected to hours of … Continue reading

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The D-Family takes on D.C.

All expenses paid vacation– nice hotel in Georgetown, good food, and fun combined with some work at the ALA conference at the DC conference center. Ava in Rose Park in her favorite car And again taking her favorite car Dan … Continue reading

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U-Haul: Do Not Use Them

So we finally are getting settled in at our new place. I’ll blog about the whole move, but I wanted to write a separate post solely to criticize U-Haul and what they made me endure last Saturday, something which apparently … Continue reading

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