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Happy 7th Birthday Eliza!

Oh how I promise that if Thomas Jefferson had met you, he’d have never dreamed of leaving you out of the original. You are such an original. Lover of rats, rodents, other uncute and under loved animals. Holder of many … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Marion

This girl is the most tender-hearted child. She is sweet, unselfish, empathetic, and a seeker of all things beautiful. She is a jokester (the goofier the better), is without a rhythmic bone is her body, and is an absolute space … Continue reading

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Summer Camp #1 – Cooking Camp

This year, we did summer camps for the first time. Marion and Eliza each got to pick their own camp and then at the end of summer, they’ll do rock climbing camp together. First up, Marion had a turn at … Continue reading

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Gracie Lou

Gracie Lou October 31, 2001 June 16, 2017 When the Man waked up he said, ‘What is Wild Dog doing here?’ And the Woman said, ‘His name is not Wild Dog any more, but the First Friend, because he will … Continue reading

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Summer Park Stop #3 – Brazos Bend State Park

We braved the gators (or lack thereof) to pay our first visit to Brazos Bend State Park Spoiler alert, it’s our first park to get five stars! Marion’s Review There was plenty of shade and I liked that we saw … Continue reading

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Summer Park Stop #1 – Levy Park

It’s been more than a hot minute since I’ve blogged but let’s not talk about that! We’ll just jump from November 2016 to the summer of 2017 like nothing happened. Last summer, the kids and I came up with a … Continue reading

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Zoo Boo With My Littlest Boo

Since Halloween was on a Monday this year, Zoo Boo was open an extra day. And I took the opportunity to spend some special time with just the little dude. And he got to spend some time with the armadillo. … Continue reading

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