September 21, 2010

Lucy's birthday bash

Since Lucy doesn't know the difference, we celebrated her birthday a few days late.
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Really? I get to eat birthday cake?
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Well come on, now! Where is this cake?
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Oooooooh.
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I'm a little nervous, but I guess this is as good a place as any to start.
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I'll probably need to eat a little more to make an informed decision about the quality of this cake.
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Oh. My. Gosh. I have ingested more sugar in the last minute than I have in my entire life.
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But I'm going back for more!
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Whew, thanks for cutting into that cake for me, Mom. It was taking me way too long to eat it using only my right hand.
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I wonder if they will let me eat the entire thing?
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Er, that's probably enough, Lucy.
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Posted by thil0020 at 10:30 PM

September 9, 2010

Happy Birthday, Lucy!

We plan to introduce her to cake this weekend.
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Posted by thil0020 at 2:11 PM

September 3, 2010

First Day of Kindergarten!

I was a little nervous about my first day of school.
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Still nervous, even after getting to ride the tandem with Dad over to my new school. Don't worry, I think I'll like being in Kindergarten once I get used to it.
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After Dad dropped me off, he took Oliver for a spin.
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Lucy and her hair stayed home.
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Posted by thil0020 at 9:55 PM

Catching Up

We'd like to apologize to all of our fans (er, relatives) for neglecting the blog this summer. We have been very busy! The following photo montage is just a wee sampling of what we have been doing for the past few months.

Yep, Dad figured out a way to turn the tandem into a triplet of sorts. Lucy is finally big enough to ride in the bike trailer, so sometimes we haul her and make the thing a quad. It's quite a contraption.Dad needs to figure out a way to get one more set of pedals on the bike to keep us from fighting over who gets to pedal.
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Lucy also enjoys riding in this box from IKEA.
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The faster the better!
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This is what Oliver would look like if he was a cat. Nice cat eyebrows, huh?
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Just in case the last photo wasn't embarrassing enough, how about this one?
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We received a ridiculously large zucchini from some friends this year.
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Posing with the produce in our matching outfits.
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Vintage Lucy on a vintage sheet quilt.
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Posted by thil0020 at 9:37 PM

July 6, 2010

It's official, Dad needs a Triplet

Oliver reached an important milestone the other day:
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Taking in the scenery while on his 8-mile inaugural ride:
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Posted by thil0020 at 2:28 PM

June 23, 2010

Some random photos from this month

What do you think I did to end up looking like this?
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Slip 'N' Slide!
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Sometimes Oliver just needs to be contained:
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Posted by thil0020 at 11:07 PM

Lucy is on the move

Last week, Lucy decided to try crawling. First, up on the hands and feet.
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Knees down, rock backwards.
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Then forward.
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A few days of rocking and all of a sudden, Lucy started getting somewhere. In other news, Lucy is thisclose to her first official tooth. She is also chunking up quite nicely and weighed in at a respectable 17 lbs 5 ounces at her 9-month check-up. She is a lanky 26 inches long. She is babbling a lot these days - dadadadada, mamamamama and bababababa are her favorites. She also enjoys screaming for fun. And cracking up when someone screams back.

Here are a few more recent Lucy photos for your enjoyment:
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Posted by thil0020 at 11:01 PM

Baby Jacuzzi, 3.0

Like her brother and sister before her, Lucy enjoys a nice baby jacuzzi.
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Yes, it sure is nice to have a soak in this little blue tub.
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But more fun with a friend!
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Things are getting a little crazy in the Baby Jacuzzi.
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That's all, folks!
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Posted by thil0020 at 10:55 PM

May 29, 2010

An Afternoon on the Deck

The weather has been great here in Minnesota so we have been spending lots of time outside.
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Oliver still likes to rush the camera. (There was an incident with his pants shortly before this photo was taken, Oliver is not one to let a lack of pants stop him from having fun.)
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Pants are totally not necessary for going down the slide either.
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We blew some bubbles. Er, rather, I blew some bubbles and Oliver ran around trying to pop them.
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Check out this huge bubble:
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And Oliver's grubby little hand going in for the kill:
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Oliver discovered the fun of wearing the play mat as an accessory.
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I had to get in on the action, too.
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We left some serious dirt in the bathtub after our time outside. Can't wait to do it again!

Posted by thil0020 at 2:42 PM

85 Miles of Biking and Preschool Graduation, What a Week!

Last weekend, Dad and I went on a great bike adventure. We rode all the way around Lake Pepin as part of the annual 3 Speed Tour. We started in Red Wing, rode all the way to Wisconsin and then back to Minnesota. We even got to camp out for a night, which is one of my very favorite things to do.
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I just love riding on the tandem. As you can see in the following photo, I was ready to keep pedaling. My next big ride is going to be at least 100 miles. Minimal stops.
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In other news, I graduated from preschool a few days ago. I am not thrilled in this photo because the graduation hats are way too tight.
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As usual, there was cake involved. Oliver was really hoping I would share some of my cake with him but no such luck.
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Posted by thil0020 at 2:31 PM