Monthly Archives: April 2009

Henry’s Two Year Check Up

We took Henry for his two year check up this morning.  It was quick and uneventful, which is great. He weighs 37.25 pounds and is 36 inches tall. The average height and weight for two year old boys?  28.4 pounds … Continue reading

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Henry the Builder

Henry has been building with legos a lot lately.  Yesterday he made a robot by himself.  He used probably 10 pieces and made a little creation and showed it to us saying it was a robot.  This morning he made … Continue reading

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Frogs

 Tonight we had our first fire of the year and we heard frogs for the first time.  Based on their calls, it seems we have: Spring Peepers (Pseudacris crucifer) Wood Frogs (Rana sylvatica) Western Chorus Frogs (Pseudacris triseriata) This evening … Continue reading

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Snail

Delia just went out and caught a snail in the pond and brought it back in a little jar.  Now she’s reading about snails here: http://www.kiddyhouse.com/Snails/snail.html#pondsnails It’s so cool that she can read.  I was anxiously awaiting her being able … Continue reading

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Long Day

Our kids were little demons today.  I don’t know what got into them.  That’s all I want to say about that. Tonight, during our long attempt to get Delia to sleep, she read a whole full-page poem out of the … Continue reading

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Geese

We have seven geese in our pond this morning! Last night just before dark, Henry brought his boots into the living room for me to put on him.  He then said “ow-die!” which means “outside.”  It was a bit chilly … Continue reading

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Beautiful

The kids and I spent the day outside yesterday, enjoying the beautiful weather.  We played in the sandbox, stumped in puddles, rode bikes, and rode the 4 wheeler.  Delia took pictures with her new (our old) digital camera.  We saw … Continue reading

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Ducks

We had two ducks in our pond today!  The main pond is still frozen, but the little adjoining swampy one has open water and that’s where they were. I also collected 6 eggs this morning, so the chickens have stepped … Continue reading

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Wolf Kill

I went for a walk in the woods with Foley today.  I noticed him chewing on something, which is fairly common.  There are deer bones to be found.  But when I got closer to this one, I noticed it still … Continue reading

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Accomplishment

I’ve been outside all day getting chores and projects done.  The weather is beautiful.  I hauled the recycling in the barn to Babbitt, picked up all the garbage in there that the dogs pulled apart, chipped away at the concrete … Continue reading

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