Category Archives: Children

Up, up and away

Dear Blog,  I know we’ve neglected you over the past years.  It’s been a busy time!  The school has grown from 81 kids to 540, in grades 6-12.  Ava’s grown into a kindergartener who really misses her two front teeth. … Continue reading

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I’m in a meeting, and I get this text from Dan. . . He was in a taxi with Ava when this conversation ensued. Ava (looks at the TV in the taxi): Do you like the TV? Dan: It’s alright … Continue reading

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Montmartre & Sacre Coeur

Such a gorgeous area of the city.  I think the pictures speak for themselves. PS–I like the ease of the WordPress Gallery (shown above)–what do you think?  Do you prefer the YouTube slide show (which will be better once we … Continue reading

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Playgrounds in Paris, part deux

Being used to American style playgrounds, we needed to seek them out in France.  We found a few last week, and then we found more.  Yes, I know this is sounding like a playground blog.  If you aren’t interested, just … Continue reading

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Where there is a will, there’s a way

Red playground.  Silver playground.  Green playground.  Each playground in our neighborhood in Manhattan is nick-named by it’s color.  After two days of travelling with a 3 year old through Paris without any jumping, climbing or sliding, or even a view … Continue reading

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Go kick dirt!

After an entire day of this: and this

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*whoosh* and it’s all gone; nothing left but the memories. . .

Our day at the Tour de France in pictures. . .

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The Summer in Pictures

Despite all of the rain, we seem to catch the nice days and have some fun.  Here’s our summer thus far, in pictures. (Notice Ava’s blue lips, but she refused to stop. . .)

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Rockin’ B’way

So there once was a girl, who fell in love with a boy And then came the Baby Girl, and thus ended dates as we know it But they were a happy family.  And then they went to a church … Continue reading

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Ava & I had a blast yesterday after work at the Childrens Museum of Manhattan. She’s so lively!

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