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Anna’s First Birthday Party

Anna’s First Birthday Party

We had a family “Megan’s Home/Anna’s One” party the weekend before Anna’s first birthday. We had a blast. Check out photos here. Here’s a video of Anna playing with her second cousin Joshua, and here’s us singing Happy Birthday to her. Anna also enjoyed playing […]

February 2011

February 2011

Being as it’s the end of April, here are some links to February’s photos. Anna made a photo book for Aunt Megan’s 30th birthday, which was at the beginning of March. It’s now in Idaho with Aunt Megan, Anna’s one and only true Aunt! Becky […]

Christmas Visits 2010

Christmas Visits 2010

This Christmas, we missed Christmas Eve Vigils, and, in fact, all church services. I really missed them. It really drove home for me that going to church is not out of obligation–it’s out of need. I need to be reminded of the Living God. I […]

Early December 2010–an Anna’s-eye view

Early December 2010–an Anna’s-eye view

Greetings! Here’s a whirlwind tour of December, pre-Christmas festivities. If you want to see more pictures, click through on the links, or just bypass my commentary and see December’s photos. I just know you’re sitting at the computer like me, right? I’m wearing my blue […]

Home For Thanksgiving

Home For Thanksgiving

As I write this post two months after the fact (heh), I remember how nice it was to be back at my parents’ house for Thanksgiving. Max made the trek out, and, as is tradition, brought friends, James and Lucy (who was knighted “Chinese Lucy” […]

Social Butterfly

Social Butterfly

Our Bible Study’s summer barbeque: [smugmug url=”http://theduckpond.smugmug.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=gallery&Data=13273153_FLyHH&format=rss200″ imagecount=”27″ start=”15″ num=”2″ thumbsize=”Th” link=”smugmug” captions=”true” sort=”false” window=”false” smugmug=”false” size=”M”] Fun with Genna, Abby, and Noah: [smugmug url=”http://theduckpond.smugmug.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=gallery&Data=13273153_FLyHH&format=rss200″ imagecount=”27″ start=”18″ num=”2″ thumbsize=”Th” link=”smugmug” captions=”true” sort=”false” window=”false” smugmug=”false” size=”M”] Anna has discovered that if she stomps her feet in […]

Anna’s First Dinner Away From Home

Anna’s First Dinner Away From Home

Matthew and Genna, friends of ours from church, invited us over for dinner.  I was a little wary that Anna would make the evening very difficult, but our hosts live so close that we may have walked if it didn’t involve crossing a major road, […]

Anna Week 2

Anna Week 2

Visitors, A Trip Around the Block, and More Expressions [smugmug url=”http://theduckpond.smugmug.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=gallery&Data=12666727_RVUFR&format=rss200″ imagecount=”39″ start=”8″ num=”12″ thumbsize=”Th” link=”smugmug” captions=”true” sort=”true” window=”false” smugmug=”false” size=”M”]

Lots of Christmas gatherings

Lots of Christmas gatherings

Oodles of photos from the past week of festivities: 23rd: Dinner with John’s Aunt Pat and cousins 24th: Christmas Eve with John’s paternal extended family 25th: Christmas Day with Lucy’s paternal extended family 26th: Brunch with Lucy’s family and friends 27th: Christmas with John’s maternal […]

A Blessed Birthday

A Blessed Birthday

I felt so very loved on my birthday this year.  And by “on my birthday” I mean Thursday through Thursday (my birthday was Tuesday).  What made me feel most loved was simply people remembering and saying happy birthday (which I need to remember, since I’m […]