Vancouver

We thought we were very smart scheduling a summer vacation in Vancouver. We had visions of mild weather while we biked through Stanley Park. Unfortunately our visit coincided with record…

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July 2022: Staying Busy at Home

Our big activity this summer has been tennis. The kids took lessons last year, but it didn’t really stick. Something did this year, though, and they’ve been playing it every…

Chicago

We’re slowly starting to travel again, which feels so good! We had grand plans for the summer. I am able to work from anywhere up to 4 weeks each year,…

End of School 2022

Linus’s Tuesday afternoon Super Sports ended the last week of school. I referred to this as the “sports sampler platter.” Every week they tried a variety of things so kids…

Soccer!

The kids started a mini soccer camp, so of course we had to buy gear. Linus loves his and is parading around like a tiny Pele, and has announced that…

Summer Vacation

The kids are on their second day of summer vacation, and they are living the dream! Today’s outing was to the Museum of Science. First they took in a movie:…

Face Drawings

Mina and Co Ba decided to decorate Linus – right before it was time to leave to go somewhere.

A Day at the Beach

Are we back in Puerto Rico? Nope, this is Massachusetts, if you can believe it. You would believe it if you felt how cold the water was. But the kids…

Linus the Photograper

Yen was experimenting with a new camera, so Linus took the opportunity to check it out too. Check out his work. Not the same camera, but the whole thing gave…

April to June, 2022

This is a random assortment, many from our phones, over the last couple of months. I’ll see if I can bring some sense to the collection. First we go back…

Old Enough

Have I mentioned Linus’s obsession with the Japanese reality show “Old Enough“? In the show, adorable toddlers are sent on missions by their parents, usually involving shopping. They are obviously…

Linus and Ferb

This is a really big milestone. As you may know, Linus has a real fear of dogs. It’s understandable because almost every encounter he’s ever had is when one emerges…

April Vacation

These lucky kids got a vacation two weeks ago, and now it’s April vacation at school! They made an extensive list of things they wanted to do, with the zipline…

March 2 to April 12, 2022

A few random shots of what we’ve been up to this early spring. Like stylin’ in the snow. And walks on blustery days. Modelling fancy new duds. Karate! Mina is…

Puerto Rico

We had a rather difficult time getting to Puerto Rico. First we booked a week in March that would have put us there for my birthday. But the day we…