Archive for July, 2007

12-month checkup

Friday, July 27th, 2007

Here are the stats from Henrietta’s 12-month checkup: 19 lbs 5 oz (~25th percentile) 29 1/2 inches tall (~63rd percentile) 48 cm head circumference (off the charts once again) Her growth charts continue along the same basic curve they’ve been on. In addition to another round of the pneumococcal vaccine, she was also the lucky […]

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 […]

Day 1: Champlin, MN to Mitchell, SD

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

Road trip ready Originally uploaded by BananaRota. Day 0: we flew from Boston to Minneapolis, and had a great evening with the Rota clan. Day 1: drove from Champlin, MN to Mitchell, SD, home of the World’s Only Corn Palace. Wow! Haven’t been there yet — more soon.

Yarn and stairs

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

Projects abound! For Molly’s birthday, I took a sweater Mom had made for her (that was way too big) and downsized it: For Molly & Kyle’s wedding, I’m making Henrietta a dress. I started with a practice version to get the sizing and process right: And also for the wedding, I’m working on a lace […]