Category Archives: cousins

Cousin Weekend MNOOKM Style

October 18th-20th 2019   MNOOKM: McSweeney, Neely, Oberhauser, Oberhauser, Kolonoski, McSweeney! 2019-10-19 Cousin Weekend MNOOKM Style [0:57]:  Thank you Amanda, James & Mom! Love you!! (And BTW did we ever even DREAM of riches such as these!?!?!) 🙀❤️🌈💕😻 ♥♥♥♥♥

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Mary’s Uncle Jenny Day

Thursday, October 3rd 2019 On the phone before our playday I say, “Mary!  I’m looking forward to our day tomorrow!” She says; “I KNOW.” Presenting:  Mary, Queen of Cats!     2019-10-03 Uncle Jenny Mary Day Video [1:06]: https://youtu.be/GIg7vgnvTEc   … Continue reading

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Cousin Sleepover with ClaraJane & Mary

September 28-29, 2019 Magna-Tiles, bunkbeds, snacks, playtime and pumpkin bread, oh my!   Thanks Uncle James, Aunt Amanda and Bubble Wow! And thanks MARY for being the best BIG little cousin/niece we could dream of! ♥♥

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Zaida is Eleven

Sunday, September 15th 2019   Fun surprising our kids’ lifelong friend for a casual evening of silliness in honor of her birthday. Aka:  The POOP Gang Strikes Again. 2019-09-15 ZAIDA is Eleven [1:02]:   Happy Birthday Zaida! You’re an exceptional … Continue reading

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Animal Husbandry with Olivia

Wednesday, August 14th 2019 AT RISE: Upon arrival to camp at Lovell’s Island, Niece Olivia immediately finds and adopts a snail. Olivia: I need to build him a jail. Snail Jail. I wonder what I should name him? [Later that … Continue reading

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Pixel’s Puppies: Dress Up Day

Tuesday, July 30th 2019 For sone reason we keep showing up at my sister-in-law’s in Gloucester to visit puppies before going to the beach this summer, as evidenced by this diagram of executive planning by Daddy: Today ClaraJane came armed … Continue reading

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Pixel’s Puppies Redux

July 26, 2019 2019-07-26 Pixel’s Puppies Redux [1:24]: And on a side note, here is the Puppies’ Aunt Copley who has apparently decided that ClaraJane is the cat’s pajamas:

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