Category Archives: Josie

Poetic license

Ludi is learning to read, and she can read more than she lets on. But she also greatly enjoys pretending to read, that is, taking a book and reading aloud a completely different made-up story. This is what I found … Continue reading

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Attack of the short hair cuts

It’s all Ludi’s fault. Late last year she decided one day at lunch that she wanted a haircut. A dramatically shorter haircut, with bangs in front. She asked to get down from the table so she could go to the … Continue reading

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Girls at work

Yoli called all of us in to eat lunch Saturday, and I went to find the girls. And lo and behold, they were neatly arrayed behind three play desks they had created. Jadzia was playing store/restaurant, and the others were … Continue reading

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Overheard in the minivan

Ludi: “…let’s have a surprise party for Papá!” Jadzia: “Shhhhh….” [much whispering ensues]. Ludi: “Papá, did you hear what we’re talking about?” Me: “Maybe!” Jadzia and Ludi together: “Forget! Forget!” Josie: “Daddy, it tastes like grass!” Me: “Don’t eat it!” … Continue reading

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Grace Easter egg hunt 2011

Today we took the family to Grace Church – St. Louis for their first Easter egg hunt. It was a lot of fun. We took along the iPad and shot some video. Keep reading to see it!

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Josie turns two

Our little girl is growing up so fast. As I mentioned in a recent entry, her language ability is growing by leaps and bounds. She picks up new words and phrases all the time. We still have to do a … Continue reading

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Snow days in St. Louis

We’ve racked up some pretty big snows this year. We had a fair snow of a few inches on almost two weeks ago. My brother Jon and I took Jadzia and Ludi to go sledding up on Killer Kill in … Continue reading

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Josie’s speaking ability

Josie’s speech is growing by leaps and bounds every day. She does a lot of babbling, peppered with real English and Spanish words. In the last few weeks we have heard her begin to sing a little bit of “A … Continue reading

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Who opens the Advent calendar first?

Last night while I was at work, Yoli told the girls that the following day would be Dec. 1, and we would start our Advent calendar. This is our third Christmas using this calendar, and it’s pretty neat. It’s a … Continue reading

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Passport photo collage: Josie

Later this year we are planning to visit Bolivia. It has been two years — and two babies! — since our last trip there. In the past we have always shot our own photos for passports. Heck, I did my … Continue reading

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