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Entries from December 2008

Girls at Christmas!

December 25th, 2008 by Allan · 3 Comments · family, FGPO, travel

Here they are in their Christmas outfits, after opening presents (with a couple of naps and feedngs worked in)!

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5 Months Old

December 22nd, 2008 by Eleanor · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

The girls are 5 months old today.  They spent their last day as 4 month-olds frolicing in the 9 inches (as of this mornining 12!) of snow that we have on the ground.  For those of you not familiar with Seattle, snow in and of itself is very unusual — a foot is practically unheard of.  It’s been […]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

December 13th, 2008 by Eleanor · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Our house is decorated, the tree is up, Christmas carols are playing, egg nog is in hand, and it’s snowing!  Unlike where we’ve lived in the east coast, snow in Seattle is an unusual occurance.   It is one of the things I miss the most, so it is very exciting to see it coming down and […]

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FGPO

December 11th, 2008 by Allan · 2 Comments · FGPO

The title of this post is taken from a friend’s website, where he has a section entitled “FGPO,” which stands for “For GrandParents Only,” under the assumption that only grandparents would want to see / should be forced to see gratuitous pictures of the site authors’ children. The title is chosen because there is no […]

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Before and after

December 8th, 2008 by Allan · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

How did the big outdoor project go you may be asking.  The answer is– awesome! (thanks Bruce and Shirley) The picture above is the “before,” actually from last summer– you can see the old door– essentially a hole in the front of the house, and the plain molding around the windows.  Note the old floodlight […]

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Thanksgiving week

December 4th, 2008 by Allan · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

We had a great Thanksgiving. First, it was made great by having more family visitors– Eleanor’s parents and sister.  Eleanor’s parents were on the way home to Detroit from a “Happy retirement” trip to Hawaii, so a stopover in Seattle for the holiday was an obvious move :).  They arrived early Sunday morning and, after […]

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