Two peas in a pod

  Cece continues to surprise and impress me everyday by what a terrific big sister she has been. For instance, when Rosie is crying, Cece will run over and tell her, “It’s ok, it’s ok! Cece is here!” Or she’ll say “My sister needs me!” It’s pretty adorable. And Rosie loves her right back. Cece can…

Football Sunday, as it should be

Watching a slew of football games concluded Robbyn and Jay’s visit with us. Actually, for me and Robbyn, it meant football on in the background while we supervised Cece and prepared a mini-feast complete with juice boxes. Aside from the pinwheels and pig-in-a-blanket, not pictured is a long-gone pan of heavenly hash. Cece was thoroughly…

Manly Men

  Sorry that there hasn’t been oodles of posting this week. Not much has happened that would make for fun blogging (i.e. plumbing woes, runny noses, etc.). BUT Robbyn and Jay have come to visit Joe and me for a long weekend and that is definitely improving our week. Today, Robbyn and I got to witness…

Pumpkins!

Over the weekend, Robbyn and I took Miss Cecelia pumpkin-picking at Bengston’s Pumpkin Farm. It was a fun-filled excursion that included pumpkins, a petting zoo, pig races, and a pony ride. Cece remained completely stoic on the few little rides we went on. But as soon as the rides were over she clapped and said “YAAAAAAAY!”…

Happy 24th Birthday, Robbyn Bianca!

Today my little sister turns 24. Time does fly. I remember her turning 4 and getting her first real bike. (It was a good day for me too, because it meant I didn’t have to share mine anymore. That sharing business is hard!) Love you very much and I wish we weren’t so far away. Having…