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K’nex armada

Last year, I built Joseph a U.S.S. Enterprise from K’nex pieces. He played with it a lot, and oftentimes the ship would crash or be destroyed.

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Star Wars on the brain

From the Joseph Files: Writing capital letter H for homework is so much more fun when you realize you can turn them into drawings of TIE fighters.

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The space explorers fight over an asteroid

Usually I tell Josie and Joseph bedtime stories which star two space explorers named Josie and Joseph. Tonight I decided to change it up. They laughed so hard as I told this story that I figured I’d share it with … Continue reading

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The space explorers meet the Borg

On nights when I am home from work, I tell the kids stories before bed. Because they are divided among two rooms, I usually tell two stories. The first story is for Josie and Joseph, and usually involves me making … Continue reading

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The summer of 2013 in photos

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Finally, some decent snow in 2013

Yesterday we had a decent snowfall of maybe 5-6 inches in North County. It was regular snow with some sleet and rain on top. Combine that with temperatures slightly above freezing and you have a recipe for sticky snow and … Continue reading

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Scenes from the backyard in autumn

A weird morning. My tummy was rumbly, but I had promised to accompany Jadzia on her field trip to Little Creek. So she and Ludi and I walked together to school. When I got there, the teacher said chaperones would … Continue reading

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Do me a favor and say “por favor”

Joseph is a very polite boy. From a small age he has always said “thank you” and “you’re welcome” (in two languages). But he also he can be very stubborn. For a long time, Joseph has said “por favor” only … Continue reading

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Girls and boys

Here’s a perfect example of one of the many differences between girls and boys. My daughters are having a dance recital, with piano music by Jadzia. They are singing “Happy Father’s Day!” over and over. Joseph couldn’t care less. He … Continue reading

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Video: Joseph the boxer

The other day the kids were playing outside. Three times Joseph came inside and began punching the baby wipes bag. When the bag deflated, he would open it and ask for help to re-close it. It was so funny I … Continue reading

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