sim pool NOW pees!

Today, in a moment of weakness, I caved to the toddlerists demands of “sim-pool now pees” and inflated the “sim-pool” that P got for his birthday. We set the pool up on the patio with the canvas drop cloth underneath it, stripped the boys down to their sunhats (“we get nekid”), slathered them liberally with … More sim pool NOW pees!

May Day

In both 2002 and 2005 I had the pleasure of being in one of the little towns near Augsburg for May Day. Instead of workers rights and civil unrest, the Germans celebrated the arrival of spring, erecting a giant may pole, serving lots of food and getting quite drunk. Today we opted to celebrate more … More May Day

Exciting Times

The boys and I have had an exciting busy week. We went to Mini Music on Monday, Gavin went back to work on Wednesday, and we made several trips to the park: we stroller down the hill in the morning, meet up with friends and then Gavin picks us up around lunch time, it works quite … More Exciting Times


Today is Juneuary 4th. It has been cold, grey and rainy for a few days, and this trend is set to continue through early next week. This afternoon there was a break in the rain and Oliver and I picked the seasons first batch of strawberries. There were more than I expected, just over a … More yardberries!