Monthly Archives: August 2011

A Few of His Favorite Things

As more and more of Jacob’s personality comes to the fore, he’s starting to show preferences for certain toys and activities.  I’m very reluctant to say he likes something; his picking something up once or twice isn’t enough to convince … Continue reading

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Dear Jacob X

Dear Jacob, As your first birthday approaches, we are looking out for the precious moments when you take your first steps and say your first word.     You have been crawling, cruising, and walking while holding onto our hands … Continue reading

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As Summer Draws to a Close . . . Kind Of

This weekend, with Hurricane Irene to help me out, I celebrated my birthday.  My birthday has always felt like the first step toward the end of summer.  Within a week, Labor Day comes and goes, school starts, and before you … Continue reading

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