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Entries from September 2003

Those were the days…

September 23rd, 2003 · 3 Comments

Today we were invited to brunch at a neighbor’s home. It was a good time to hang out with other moms. I met a woman, a friend of my neighbor, who grew up in Saratoga, CA, picking apricots in the summers for $3 a flat. I told her I had heard about the orchards. But [...]

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Caterpillar epiphany

September 23rd, 2003 · 1 Comment

While I was weeding on Sunday, I found a caterpillar, a cute one at that, with fuzzy teddy bear brown fur. I gave it to Abigail and immediately she put it in her Bug Hut , with a foam sheet she’d found floating around our hillside. I think she thought the bug would like a [...]

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Dinner Auf Deutsch

September 23rd, 2003 · 4 Comments

Last night we had a bit of a celebratory feast, to honor the fact that Ted had finished writing the last chapter of the book. We had some ribs leftover from the weekend, as well as some salads and wine (cheap kangaroo juice yellowtail merlot ) Michaela though looked pretty tired as she was trying [...]

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A new season

September 21st, 2003 · 1 Comment

Today is September 21, the beginning of autumn. And it is the start of a new season in our home as well. Tomorrow is the day Ted’s book is due. It’s been an interesting and intense time for our family during these past few months he’s been writing. It was summer. It was a season. [...]

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Adventures with Uncle Doggie

September 21st, 2003 · 1 Comment

At dinner tonight I said to the girls, “Tell Daddy how you feel about Uncle Doggie.” “Sad!” Abigail and Michaela chorused. “We were happy when he was here, but now he is gone,” said Michaela. Abigail echoed. “We miss him.” Yes, Uncle Doggie has come and gone. He was here for little more than a [...]

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