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Water hates us

Right now we’re recovering from flood number four. I think I may have drowned some kittens in a previous life and karma is making us pay. For those of you who don’t know, here’s the past flood synopsis: May 2004: It rains 5 inches in 30 minutes. Water backs up from the outside air conditioner, […]

I fold

As I’ve mentioned in the past, when Violet started to climb, we up-ended the steamer trunk (which doubles as our coffee table) and pushed it out of the way. I figured, we don’t let the cat on the table, why should we let the kid? Well, this worked for a while. Then she started trying […]


She has learned to say it. And shake her head at the same time. Yikes. She has also learned how to take off her pants. This is worrisome because they’re the only thing keeping her from taking off her diaper.