Archive for September, 2006

Home Grown

This year we transplanted some raspberry bushes from our friend Sheila’s yard to ours. We never would have imagined that they would produce berries this year, but they did, and just yesterday Sophia got to enjoy them.

Photos by the mad fishicist.

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My first weekend away

Apples B&B, Big Bear, CA

Last weekend was the first time I had ever spent a night away from Sophia – and in this case it was two nights! I only cried twice; once right before I left her, and once that night at the B&B. She, on the other hand, is reported to have not even cried once, not even a questioning, “Mama?” Is this a good thing? Is it weird for me to want her to have just a little bit of separation anxiety?

My mother-in-law, my two sisters-in-law, my baby niece Emily, and I all drove out to Big Bear, which is about a 3 hour drive from L.A., and spent the entire weekend reminiscing, creating, eating (the food was so good!), and of course scrapbooking. What a pleasure it was to have 2 whole days to myself with some of my favorite people of all time.

Nevertheless, I was so, so happy to get to see Sophia when we finally picked her up. She was pretty darn happy, too.


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