Category Archives: friends

Governors Island

I’ve heard it said that living in New York City one can never get bored. I would have to agree. We have been here exactly eleven months (as of the day I’m writing this) and we haven’t even scratched the … Continue reading

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Girlfriend date: it’s been too long!

I’ve gone on exactly two girlfriend dates since I moved here. Both were with this new friend and one of those dates was with an additional friend we share. Moving during a pandemic is hard, and making new friends during … Continue reading

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Parker’s 11!

Parker is smart, hardworking, loving, and kind. I have loved having him as a student this year and I can’t believe this is his last year as an elementary school kid! Covid has kept him from being able to play … Continue reading

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Little trip to Philly

We have been looking forward to going to Philadelphia to eat a Philly Cheesesteak ever since we moved here. Apparently the Best Cheesesteak in Philly is Geno’s, but 7 out of 7 in our group felt that our local mom-and-pop … Continue reading

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Anna Turns 5!!

For the past three years Anna has known what kind of birthday she wants to have months before her actual birthday. So far once she’s set it in her mind, she hasn’t changed it. She enjoyed turning four with Olaf … Continue reading

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November/December 2020 Fun

This has been a full month and I’ve written a blog post about it (which is password protected, so if you want to read it, just ask and I’ll give it to you – an explanation is included in the … Continue reading

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Finding Fall – 2020 style

Finding trees changing color is always my top priority in September and October. Fall is my favorite time of year for a variety of reasons: the smells, the colors, the foods, the temperatures! We’ve lived in a variety off climates, … Continue reading

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September has come and gone

Sept 3 – Anna came to me incredibly excited because she realized she had a Little People “Zuri” – the character from Vashti Harrison’s book, Hair Love. Sept 4 – We found a pediatric dentist that we love and she … Continue reading

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School, The Truckster, Grand Central, and Black Panther

Routine! Finally! After being all out of sorts from the beginning of May (when we shipped our HHGS), we were so very ready for routine. Our printer had not arrived by the time I needed to prep for school so … Continue reading

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