Monday, June 30

Playtime at the Park

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We drove out to Clinton, MD on Sunday for a change of pace with our parks and our Lowe's adventures. MJ had a blast at this fantastic park.

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This slide has fun roller bars.

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"Mom, why are you takin' my picture?"

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The tire swing with new friends was a highlight. They were going so fast I had to stop myself from repeating "hold on tight!"

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MJ was pretending she was a bear in her winter cave.

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Swings!

Steven Udvar-Hazy Center

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We took a drive out to Dulles this weekend to check out the Smithsonian Air & Space annex - the Steven Udvar-Hazy Center. It's very cool and filled with interesting air and space craft, including the actual Enola Gay.

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MJ has a new fascination with space travel so this was fun.

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MJ discussing with Daddy her planned trip to Mars. Oh yes, she has it all planned out including what to pack and what they'll do when they get there ("have a picnic and have a fun day!").

Babies and baby carriers

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MJ *needed* to borrow Isaac's sling when he visited the other day. She's drowning in it, but the sentiment is sweet.

Aren't they pretty?

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Playing Princesses with Lily.

Friday, June 20

Flower child

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All she needs is a guitar and a peace sign. She chose everything she's wearing. Or not wearing, as the case may be.

Changing her name to Cinderella

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Seriously, that's what she told me on Wednesday.

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So grown up. Again, I ask: where the heck did the time go?

Preschool comes to an end

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Remember last August?

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Where did the time go? Who is this giant, grown-up girl?

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One of MJ's favorite people at Maury: Miss Gray. We hear about her all the live long day, but we get it: She rocks.

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And her other favorite: Ms. Duckett-Thomas. We couldn't have been luckier -- she's the dream first teacher. I wish MJ could stay with her another year.

Maury Day

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Celebrating the next-to-last day of school with friends and sno-cones.

A girl and her (reluctant) cat

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Hangin' with Callisto on the back porch.

A few more pics from the May Nebraska trip

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Feeding Holden with Kara.

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Reading with Nate.

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Playing with Nate.

Wednesday, June 4

Sepia


This is a few months old off the computer cam, but I kind of like it.

Ballet