Category Archives: travel

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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Potty Times – Island Camping Edition

Wednesday, August 14th 2019 Camping on their favorite Boston Harbor Island (Lovell’s), Mamma is escorting Girl on her Potty Emergency Quest. Mom: [Starts speed walking, helpfully.] Girl: Mom DON’T!!! Wait for ME! Mom: [Slows down.]. I’m sorry Honey. I know … 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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Minnesota Pops – July 2019

July 5th-9th 2019   _______________❤️ DAY ONE (Friday): Into the Club. ❤️_______________   2019-07-05 MN day ONE [0:50]:                           ______❤️❤️ DAY TWO (Saturday): Club Life, and Uncle Chris._____ … Continue reading

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Politics with Pops and Chris

Tuesday, July 9th 2019   AT RISE: Paul and the kids have left Jennifer, Pops and Chris in Pops’ office to finish their heated political debate about –among other things– the crazy idea of Healthcare-for-All  in the 2020 presidential campaigns. … Continue reading

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Walker Museum, Minneapolis

Tuesday, July 9th 2019 What a treat to finally indulge in this Minneapolis treasure; Sculpture Park and yes, Mini-Golf on the roof. 2019-07-09 Walker Museum [1:36]:

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CJ Swims!

2019-07-06&7 2019-07-06&7 CJ Swims! [1:10]: 🙀😻💖🏊‍♀️🙌 2019-07-09 Keeping CJ from the Pool [0:20]:

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