1. Dear Anna

    Dear Anna

    Dear Anna, Just a little note to let you know how much I love you. Here's a look at what's happening during the summer you were three: You just started swimming lessons today (with Logan again) and the difference in interest is really big. Katie... Read More

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  2. Anna's First Soccer Practice

    Anna's First Soccer Practice

    I grew up playing soccer. Big-time, weekend-consuming competitive soccer until I entered high school. At that time I had to choose between swimming and soccer because they were the same season. Swimming won out. I have great memories of playing socc... Read More

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  3. For The Love Of Laughing

    For The Love Of Laughing

    Sometimes it can be painfully obvious to myself that I might be a little too serious. Last night Anna I and climbed onto her bed to read some of her new library books. The first one she picked out is called Walter The Farting Dog. Okay, ha, ha. Sou... Read More

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  4. Play By Play | Girl's Weekend

    Play By Play | Girl's Weekend

    Simon asked to go spend some time with my parents at the coast so Anna and I had a whole weekend by ourselves. I'm actually pretty sure this was our first weekend all on our own. It was pretty great. Great to just hang out with her, great to let her ... Read More

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  5. Celebrating Three

    Celebrating Three

    Dear Anna, This past week you turned three years old. That smile in the photo above says it all. Here's a bit about you right now: You love tomatoes. You love barbies - specifically Disney princess Barbies. You love dressing up like the princess... Read More

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  6. Anna | First Ballet Class In Photos

    Anna | First Ballet Class In Photos

    Last week Anna attended her first ballet/tap class. Her enthusiasm was awesome. She was so excited to pack up a ballet bag that included slippers and tap shoes and head to class. There's no doubt I was really, really excited too. I got to watc... Read More

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  7. Capturing Anna | September 2011

    Capturing Anna | September 2011

    Dear Anna, Hi sweet girl. Just wanted to capture a couple things about you right now and get them down in a letter. First thing, we love you so much. Second thing, you are awesome. Third thing, you make the best faces. There's a million more thin... Read More

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  8. Because when you are two

    Because when you are two

    it's really fun to draw all over yourself. This was the scene not once but twice on Sunday. It first happened while I was on a run and Chris was hanging out. She asked him for some pens and paper, he obliged and then went back to doing the breakfast... Read More

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  9. Dancing In The Light

    Dancing In The Light

    Last weekend Chris took some photos of the kids while they were playing in the tent we'd put up in the yard. Simon had actually requested he come out and take some photos of his shadow. While he was out there Anna started doing a little dance, as she... Read More

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  10. The First Of Many

    The First Of Many

    Anna had her first swimming lesson yesterday. The plan was that Katie would take her (Katie's our nanny). Because, you know, I work. And then I was sitting here working and I looked at the clock and it said 9:50am. Her lesson started at 10am. I sa... Read More

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  11. She | April 2011

    She | April 2011

    SHE wakes up happy just about everyday and almost always asks where Simon is first thing. SHE has started to have opinions about her clothes. We are now hanging clothes in her closet as "outfits" so she can easily pick out one whole package -  skirt,... Read More

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