Happy New Year!

December 31st, 2011

Wishing everyone a good 2012!

This year’s holiday photo was taken on our front deck Thanksgiving weekend. Nora found a creative solution to her camera phobia…

Random catch-all postings today

December 3rd, 2011

IMG_1639.JPG, originally uploaded by deirdre_mama.

This one is from Thanksgiving at the Higgins’ house. Dusting off some from as early as late July as well…

Some folks have asked about pressies for the kids—we’ve updated their wish lists on Amazon (button on the upper left of this page). If you shop local (where prices are often better than Amazon) let us know and we’ll take the item off the list.

Stealth blurry Nora snap

December 3rd, 2011


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Waiting for the newly themed Outback train ride at the Oakland Zoo. Wallaroos and emus run free around the tracks.

Oh, yeah, we went to Disneyland

December 3rd, 2011


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Malcolm attempts to extract the sword behind Snow White’s castle.

Pixie Nora

December 3rd, 2011


IMG_1574.JPG, originally uploaded by deirdre_mama.

Waiting for the Dumbo ride to start

December 3rd, 2011


Waiting for the Dumbo ride to start, originally uploaded by deirdre_mama.

Mickey jazz-hands!

December 3rd, 2011


IMG_1593.JPG, originally uploaded by deirdre_mama.

LEGOLAND

December 3rd, 2011


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Dress shopping!

December 3rd, 2011


IMG_1551.JPG, originally uploaded by deirdre_mama.

Visiting the pool

December 3rd, 2011


IMG_1556.JPG, originally uploaded by deirdre_mama.

Nora not so thrilled to be captured on camera.