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The Week That Was – 3.1

July 11th, 2010 · 2 Comments

So it has been sunny and cold until today… and now it is freezing and wet, wet, wet and I am wondering if we will ever step dare to step out of the front door again. Well there are a couple of insane people that live in this house that are still walking around in a t-shirt and shorts – brrrr… but most of us are lurching from one blanket to the next praying that this thing called winter “shall come to pass…”

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And a rare gem: A photo of me with all my kids!!!

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And a long stone wall…

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And a walk with stairs… someone who is two is mad about stairs right now “Should I up them” “Yup” “Should I down them” “Yup” “Should I up them” “Yup” … I could go on… and girl fun and boy fun…

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And look outs:

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They were looking at these:DSC_0706

Eggs and babies…

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Whole colonies…

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And lone rangers…

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Otherwise there were cards before breakfast:

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And Scientific endeavors…

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And feasts under the work bench…

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And a birds nest in the tree:

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And laundry… there is only one way to get this packed up and that’s to fold it just before dinner!!!

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And my keyboard was burdened with offerings this week:

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And a dragon… recognize that little guy! We finally watched “How To Train A Dragon.”

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And forts in the freezing cold…

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And they are reading a family favorite…

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The Book of the Week has to be:

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And this is what the Hoods got up to:

Hood #1: Did a whole lot of Lego-ing…

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Hood #2: Did some inventing…

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And he did some soap carving…

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Hood #3: Organized pink toe nails for everyone…

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Hood #4: Did a whole lot of clay creating…

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And decided that he would decorate with all those little stickers off the oranges…

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Hood #5: Well once a chef always a chef… some people might eat an apple and then others prepare an apple!!!

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Hood #6: And as for this one – well she thinks I look so funny huge and even funnier tiny…

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Hood #7: This one is starting a winter fashion trend…

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And if I wear my brothers wizard hat and shout dabra-bababra with my foil wand then I will turn into a frog…

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Hood #8: Well pears are the new brocolli… and he isn’t the best help as a blogging partner…

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But he is the sweetest playmate – even his toes play!!!

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That’s us!!! Have a good week!!!

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2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Christine // Jul 11, 2010 at 3:34 am

    Yep, the littlest one certainly is not adding anything to the whole blog “idea list” is he?

    Then again, he’s not distracting you with a bazillion questions in the midst of a single typewritten sentence. (That’s my excuse for why my blog isn’t near as witty as I feel it could be.)

  • 2 Se7en Natural Factual Links… » se7en // Jul 13, 2010 at 11:46 am

    […] is the middle of Winter and absolutely freezing, we didn’t get out much this week. A mad dash to see the penguins, a couple of quick forts for lunch in the garden and catching the tepid sun on the steps but […]

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