Monthly Archives: July 2019

Vienna ~ July 2019

Well that was fun. And I can’t believe it was half-a-year ago! (I’m writing this in December, but posting it retroactively so that it is posted in the July 2019 blog-posts.) I’m just now writing about a visit from one … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2019

We celebrated the festivities on Patch and while waiting for the fireworks we listened to two bands “Lit” and “Fastball” – Matt got backstage passes to one of them. The kids could participate in any number of activities, but Anna’s … Continue reading

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July Activities ~ 2019

This summer I made it a point to set aside Wednesdays for pool days. We often went with (or took) friends, filling the Family Truckster to the brim! (We kept the extra seat in all summer long!) To make dinners … Continue reading

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When am I Going to be White?

Heart. Broken. That’s what we felt when we heard Anna ask this last week. We have done everything in our power to affirm Anna’s gorgeous brownness. We point out the beauty of black people on television and in books. We … Continue reading

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