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  1. Monday, January 30, 2023:
    End-of-the-Month Highlights Day  New photos have been added to the  Life, 2023  album.       Events   Spent New Years Day with the Taylorstown side of the family (including Abby, up from Florida), on S 1/1.    Went to the optometrist on H 1/5 to confirm that my prescription had finally changed after 10 years of stability.    Family dinner at Miller's on S 1/7.    Rode the Silver Line out to Ashburn with Maia and Ian on H 1/12.    Family dinner at Fire Works Pizza on S 1/14.    The Edwardses visited from Richmond on S 1/15.    Spent the afternoon with the Smiths on S 1/21.    Attended the memorial service for C...
  2. Monday, January 09, 2023:
    Maia Year 5 Month 6 Battle Report  Maia is now five and a half, and halfway through kindergarten.     She had a little growth spurt recently but is still deceptively small for her age. She is  just  big enough to pedal the Princess bike she got two Christmases ago (but can zoom around on her little yellow balance bike without fear). Whenever the weather is warm enough, we head out into the court with a bike or scooter (and a lawn mower for Ian) and wait for the other kids on the street to join us (7 just across the court and a few more more than 3 houses away).     Her memory is still excellent. We started reading Sherman's Lagoon together in the Sunday paper back during the pandemic and I got her a cartoon anthology bo...
  3. Wednesday, January 04, 2023:
    Ian Year 1 Month 8 Battle Report    Ian is only 4 months away from turning 2. He owns strong opinions, a loud, raucous voice, and way too many cars and trucks. His favourite foods are Belvita crackers (blueberry not cranberry orange), YoBaby yogurt, and waffles. He's gotten in the habit of throwing food on the floor when he's done eating -- we're trying hard not to react to it.   He doesn't like it when I touch his hair so his haircuts proceed at one snip per day, usually while he's distracted by yogurt. I've only cut the front and sides, enough to keep the yogurt away.   His sense of pitch continues to be outstanding, and you can always tell what he's trying to sing. He's particularly partial to "Rumble Rumble Dinosaur" which he sing...
  4. Monday, January 02, 2023:
    New Year's Day    Welcome to 2023! Enjoy the crazy 60 degree heat wave this week! 
  5. Friday, December 30, 2022:
    End-of-the-Month Highlights Day  New photos have been added to the  Life, 2022  album.       Events   Went to the Claude Moore Christmas Lights event with the family and Ghazaley on S 12/3.    Maia and Rebecca saw Seussical Jr starring the Smith kids on S 12/4.    Went back to the doctor to review my annual physical results on W 12/7.    Holiday Potluck at Mike and Ghazaley's on S 12/10.    Quick visit to my parents' house for an oil change on S 12/11.    Maia went to my parents' for the weekend, F 12/16 - S 12/18. Dinner with the rest at Ford's Fish Shack on F 12/16.    Early Christmas dinner (London broil) with my parents o...
  6. Wednesday, December 28, 2022:
    Uri / Binder Day  We just got home from a three-day trip through the heartland of Virginia, where we spent time with the Ahlbins (currently at 7 kids) and then drove up to Alexandria to see my parents and my sister's family.   
  7. Wednesday, December 21, 2022:
    2022 Timeline   A smattering of events from 2022    January :  B-    Enjoyed several snowy days.   Renovated the basement shower.   Maia caught COVID at the end of the month.     February :  C-    COVID raced through our family.     March :  B-    Joined th HOA.   The regular invitations to kids' birthday parties resumed in full force.     April :  B    Went on a Spring Break trip to a cattle farm in Culpeper, VA. Visited the Ahlbins and the Hickses.   Went to Steve's new house in Harper's Ferry.     M...
  8. Monday, December 19, 2022:
    Easy Photos Day    Maia spent the weekend at the grandparents' house and helped make Stop n' Go cookies (The grandparents persist in avoiding any GOOD cookie flavors involving chocolate).      Enjoying the lights and walkability of Seminary Valley.      Ian and Rebecca head to Folly Lick Park on Sunday, while I catch up on sleep (having stayed up until 5 AM on Friday morning and 2 AM on Saturday morning competing in Advent of Code).      London broil for dinner.      Unwrapping some of the grandparents' gifts early!  
  9. Wednesday, November 30, 2022:
    End-of-the-Month Highlights Day  New photos have been added to the  Life, 2022  album.       Events   Rebecca taught Yoga Anatomy at Easy Day on S 11/5. Date Night at Old Ox Brewery in the evening.    Voted on T 11/8.    Maia went to my parents for the weekend, F 11/11 - S 11/13.    Rebecca and Ian went on a hike with Marc at Riverbend Park on S 11/12. Dinner at Ford's Fish Shack.    Went to the HOA meeting on W 11/16 and was voted up to Vice President.    Mike (of Mike and Chompy) stopped in for a brief visit with us and Kathy before flying home on F 11/18.    Rebecca taught Yoga Anatomy at Easy Day on S 11/19 while the rest...
  10. Monday, November 21, 2022:
    Easy Photos Day  A few photos from an early Thanksgiving dinner we had over the weekend.       
  11. Friday, November 18, 2022:
    Reunion Day  20 years out of Florida State Music and still alive!   
  12. Monday, October 31, 2022:
    End-of-the-Month Highlights Day  New photos have been added to the  Life, 2022  album.       Events   Went to Ava's 5th birthday party at Hyperkidz on S 10/1.    Spent the afternoon at the Smith's on S 10/2.    Celebrated our 13th wedding anniversary on M 10/3.    Family dinner at Sweetwater Tavern on W 10/5.    Took Ian to my parent's while Maia and Rebecca went to Disney on Ice! on S 10/8. Everyone went to SterlingFest in the afternoon.    Rebecca's parents came over for the afternoon on S 10/15.    Had Larry, Janice, and the kids over for lunch on S 10/16. Maia got a corneal abrasion from a book left in her bed.  ...
  13. Monday, October 24, 2022:
    Ian Year 1.5 Battle Report  Ian is now a year and a half old, which means he's no longer eligible for an Amazon return. I haven't weighed him in ages but you can get a sense of how big he is in the picture below (BU for scale).     His speaking skills are coming together quite well. Among his understood and understandable words are: no, bus, wheel, mail, (ba)nana, peach, whoa!, and bye bye. He can also itemize objects and count up to three (sometimes four). He still says "da da" but he also calls all sorts of things besides me "da da", like this cow on a tractor in one of his books. He can mimic words you give him, like "yogurt" and "poop".   His understanding of songs seems to be better than Maia's at this age. When he starts to ...
  14. Monday, October 10, 2022:
    Weekend Wrap-up  On Friday night, we had leftover stuffed salmon from Costco for dinner. Maia had a hotdog because, "I'm not so sure about salmon."     On Saturday, Rebecca took Maia to see Disney on Ice, featuring abridged versions of  Frozen  and  Encanto  performed by ice-skating singers at the Patriot Center (which I just learned was rebranded with the ridiculous name, "EagleBank Arena", in 2015). Meanwhile, Ian and I visited my parents in Alexandria where Ian acquired new noisy toys to delight and enchant. The singing dump truck has the worst song every embedded in a toy -- even worse than the  songs that Violet sings . Once everyone had returned home from their respective hajjs, we all went to t...
  15. Friday, September 30, 2022:
    End-of-the-Month Highlights Day  New photos have been added to the  Life, 2022  album.       Events   Had Vanessa and the Winters kids over for a playdate on S 9/3.    Went out to Taylorstown to visit Carol and Dave on S 9/4.    Visited Frying Pan Farm with the kids on M 9/5.    Maia's Back to School Night on W 9/7.    Tempted fate by getting both my updated COVID booster and flu shot together on H 9/8.    Rebecca's parents came over for dinner (molasses-braised flank steak) on F 9/9.    Date Night at Conche (a chocolate-themed restaurant) on S 9/10.    Lunch and games with the Smiths on S 9/11.   &...
  16. Tuesday, September 27, 2022:
    Weekend Wrap-up  This post is delayed because we took a three-night vacation into the country (and when you announce it in advance, hooligans show up at your house and steal stuff). We went to a crazy farmhouse outside of Front Royal. The family was accompanied by my mom and our friends, Car and Jordan.     We tried to have Ian sleep in the giant cedar closet because it was so dark but he hated it, waking up twice a night. This sunrise picture is from the first full day, when he was fully awake by 6 AM. There is an outtake version of this picture where he faceplanted on the driveway. He fell over a lot this weekend and his face is currently covered in tiny purple bruises.      Every room was chock-full of t...
  17. Wednesday, September 21, 2022:
    Ian Year 1 Month 5 Battle Report  Ian has made it five months past his first birthday.     He walks well and likes climbing unsafely on chairs, tables, and high beds. Things with wheels are still his favourite and he'll always point out the wheels in books, even the books most unlikely to have cars in them. He likes picking Maia up at the bus stop in the afternoon and yelling "BUH!" when the bus rolls down the street.   He still only has 4 truly visible teeth although there have been signs of other indecisive ones near the gum line. Teething as a kid that is old enough to understand pain a bit seems rough -- he'll wake up crying in the middle of the night and won't always be able to get back to sleep.   He doesn't speak muc...
  18. Monday, September 19, 2022:
    Easy Photos Day    Walking past the wildflowers at Claude Moore Park last Thursday.      Ian enjoying the bounce house at our neighbour's 2nd birthday party on Saturday.      Back at Lake Anne Plaza with my parents on Sunday.      First kayaking trip! 
  19. Wednesday, September 07, 2022:
    Easy Photos Day    Eating sweet corn cooked over the fire in Taylorstown.      Helping Rebecca shop for clothes online.      His first trip to a farm full of animals and he doesn't want to leave the toy tractors.      The animals at Frying Pan Farm were in high form, since we arrived right around feeding time. 
  20. Wednesday, August 31, 2022:
    End-of-the-Month Highlights Day  New photos have been added to the  Life, 2022  album.       Events   Maia's first school event, Popsicles with the Principal, on H 8/4.    Date Night at Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar on S 8/6.    Rebecca's parents visited on S 8/7.    Ian got his first COVID shot on F 8/12. Maia went to my parents' for the weekend, F 8/12 - S 8/14.    Dinner at Burton's with Ian on S 8/13.    Flew up to Rhode Island to visit my sister and her family, T 8/16 - F 8/19.    Rebecca's parents visited on S 8/20. Family dinner at Burton's.    Open House at Forest Grove Elementary School, on T 8/23. ...
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