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What a great day looks like…

Yesterday, I got to spend the day with my fabulous sister and her two girls.

First we took a walk downtown.  Amanda was uncharacteristically untalkative. Her mother and I were characteristically quite talkative (so that worked out just fine).

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Amanda Rides

Allison does, too.

We enjoyed the sights.

Finger Walking

What is that?

Bumble Bees

 Then there was swimming!

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What’s She looking for?

Did she find it?

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Amanda splashes her face almost every time she comes up out of the water. I'm wondering where she got this from?

Maybe she just likes making a splash in general.

The afternoon ended as it should…with ice cream!

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And for some of us, a nap (though not for as many of us as wanted one).

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Where’s the off switch?

Earlier this week, I had the delight of spending a couple of days with my niece, who is three (“my Mom says almost four”) years old.  I would have posted this sooner, but I needed a full day to recover.

It started off great!  I picked her up from daycare and she was excited to see me.  Excited!  Oh, how wonderful it is to be an Aunt.  She chattered all the way to the car.  Yep, this is great.  Still chattering.  Isn’t she cute? Just chattering away like a cute little blonde headed electronic monkey.  This is sure nice.  Of course it is!  I mean, I don’t get to spend time with her very often.  Not quality one-on-one time. Just the two of us.  Alone.  With no one else to intervene…um…interfere.  Chatter, chatter, chatter. Continue Reading…