Drawings

Drawings

Linus drew a schematic of a windmill turning a magnet inside its nacelle to send power through a line. You think he might be a future engineer?Of course I can’t leave Mina’s work out. She drew a swimming pool (which…

Florida

Florida

You might well ask what kind of mad people would choose to vacation in Florida in June. These are the faces of mad ladies and gentlemen: Well, Ba Noi isn’t crazy – she stayed safe and sound in Massachusetts. But…

June 6 - 16, 2019

June 6 – 16, 2019

We’re off on vacation on Friday! As usual, Yen wanted to clear his camera before we head out. So here’s Mina wearing Yen’s hat: As I mentioned in an earlier post, the Chandlers came to visit along with Grandma. They…

The Nap

The Nap

Today was a monumental day that must be recorded for history: Mina joined me and Linus for our Saturday afternoon nap. Linus and I have been napping buddies since he was born, but Mina gave up naps altogether when she…

June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019

A few random pics from the kids’ visit with Ruby and Henry. More to come (and higher quality!), I assure you. First up, here’s Mina displaying her arts and crafts. Fun fact: Grandma made that dress for Ruby when she…

May 25 - June 5, 2019

May 25 – June 5, 2019

Believe it or not, sometimes we get tired of hiking at the same old places. Then we get out the map and look for something new. On Memorial Day weekend, we decided to try a Mass Audubon property we’d never…

April 15 - May 24, 2019

April 15 – May 24, 2019

Poor little Sleep Lord! He’s been taking a lot more afternoon naps lately. We’ve tried putting him to bed earlier, as well as wearing him out in the evening. But he just can’t manage to sleep past 6:30, or 7:00…

May 22, 2019 (and a few days before)

May 22, 2019 (and a few days before)

We’ve got photos coming from our weekend trip, but first a few of the daily adventures as captured by Yen’s phone. You’ll hear more about this on the longer post, but poor Miss Mina fell in a fountain on Sunday….

May 7, 2019

May 7, 2019

The kids are very busy with outdoor activities lately. Linus had his last skating lesson this week. Unfortunately Yen forgot his helmet, so he had to wear one from lost and found. Don’t worry: he was only pretending to be…

Tennis, anyone?

Tennis, anyone?

The kids have started tennis lessons! As usual, Mina is the teeniest peanut of the bunch. I think they need to get a half-size net for her.

Playgrounds and Cemeteries

Playgrounds and Cemeteries

Just a few quick shots from the weekend – when Yen was without his camera. We decided to stop by Mt Auburn Cemetery. Partly because Grandma and Grandpa are visiting and we wanted to show them the sites; partly because…

February 9 - April 14, 2019

February 9 – April 14, 2019

This post is going to cover a long period! It begins back in February when still had snow and still lived in our old house. And Linus was tugging at my heart strings by drawing a piece he called, “Linus…

Bowling!

Bowling!

Yen took the kids to Kings today. Looks like we all missed a food time.

Books

Books

Just two photos to share with you today – but they’re really good ones! First up is Mina with her new favorite toy. One of her favorite books is The World Champion of Staying Awake. In it, a character we always…

Dentist

Dentist

The kids went for their six month check ups today. They’re both looking good! We were encouraged to give Mina’s molars a little more attention, but the dentist admitted that it’s awfully hard to get a toothbrush all the way…