Archive for the 'Travel' Category

Adventures in NOLA

Sunday, February 17th, 2008

 We’re in New Orleans for the long weekend and to celebrate Marg’s 60th birthday. We’re all staying at Matt and Beth’s new place, and having a great time! Lots of good Etta stories: We’re flying through DC (JetBlue starts direct flights from BOS to MSY in May, or so we hear). When we got onto […]

18 Months Old!

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

At 18 months old, she’s: 22 lbs, 5 oz 34″ tall (although she was really squirmy….) 49cm around the head We went up to Burke Mountain over the long weekend to ski and relax. It was absurdly cold, but we had a good time! Henrietta had fun playing with Cabot, and played outside with Grandpa. […]

A, B, C, D, E-I-E-I-O

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

It’s been a busy month work-wise. Lots of fun language stuff happening with Henrietta, trips to visit Portsmouth and to New Haven for The Game, and now almost Thanksgiving — better post before it’s too late! Singing to herself: usually the alphabet song or Twinkle, Twinkle, and as you might guess from the post title, […]

Waterloo Visit

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

This past weekend we visited Grandma Marg and Grandpa Dave in Waterloo. Adventures included: Visiting Grandma at school, and meeting lots of her school friends. Going to the zoo! The ostriches were particularly exciting, though they ended up as “Ashas” (Asha is one of Etta’s friends at day care). Sorry Asha! Turning the car seat […]

On Being One

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

At one year old, Henrietta: Has 9 teeth. Crawls like a champ. Likes to climb up stairs (but hasn’t yet figured out how to get down). Says something that sounds like “Basil” (Dazo?), and something that might be Dada. Pulls up and cruises around on furniture. Eats most anything we offer, with the exception of […]

12 Months Old!

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Happy Birthday, Henrietta! Let’s see, what else have we been doing? Day 4, Continued: We visited Mount Rushmore, and generally had a relaxing day of it. Day 5: Lunch at the Firehouse Brewing Company in Rapid City, then a little shopping nearby. In the afternoon, some folks went to a lake, and others of us […]

Day 4: Mount Rushmore, here we come

Friday, July 20th, 2007

Day 2: Mitchell to Piedmont After an evening visit to the Corn Palace, and dinner at The Brig Steakhouse & Lounge, we left Wednesday morning to drive from Mitchell to Piedmont and the Elk Creek Resort for the reunion. We stopped in the Badlands along the way for a little hiking and sightseeing, and had […]