…Ninjas

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ninja |ˈninjə| noun a person skilled in ninjutsu The day started out with us doing crafts getting ready for 4th of July. While outside it turned into a “look how high I can kick” tournament. Fun morning spent with the cousins!    

…Hiking

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hike |hīk| noun  a long walk, especially in the country or wilderness I spent the morning at Lands End with my boy! We came here when he was a bit younger, when he was just starting to walk and he did great. He made it really far one way. I made the mistake of going to far, for I had […]

…Weekend

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weekend |ˈwēkˌend|noun the period from Friday evening through Sunday evening, esp. regarded as a time for leisure I love long weekends. Unfortunately all the plans I’d made for this one were foiled. First it was a trip down to Long Beach, CA to spend time with my best friends and their boys. Next a trip up to Fort Bragg to visit […]

…Steps

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step |step| noun an act or movement of putting one leg in front of the other in walking or running Two hundred and twenty two (222) to be exact. My boy was a champ, he held my hand and stepped all the way up, we rejoiced at the top like Rocky with arms extended (YAY!) and he held my hand stepping all the way back down. We […]

…Determination

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determination |diˌtərməˈnāSHən| noun firmness of purpose; resoluteness  He started out slow, actually he was crying the first thirty minutes, but after some lunch (go figure) my son was ready and willing to find his perfect pumpkin. My son’s Auntie Rie came with us to Lemos Farm this weekend to beat the crowds before the big pumpkin festival in Half Moon Bay in […]

…Moves

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move |mo͞ov| verb  go in a specified direction or manner; change position  My son and I tried to soak in some of this unusual hot weather in San Francisco this weekend, by attending the Presidio Off the Grid food truck event. We picked up a grilled cheese sandwich and some ice cream. My boy was more concerned about dancing […]

…Gardening

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gardening noun is their favorite weekend pursuit: horticulture, yardwork, landscaping. I am a big fan of Pinterest…isn’t everyone!! I try to actually make some of the things I pin onto my boards. No doubt I have a lot of pins that remain on my wall and are never attempted, but this weekend my son and I took two days to “almost” complete […]

…Masterpiece

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masterpiece |ˈmastərˌpēs|noun a work of outstanding artistry, skill, or workmanship On Monday’s this summer I’ve tried to do something fun and artsy with my son. Today I broke out the watercolors. He enjoyed the water and eating the paintbrush more than painting, but he still created what I think is a pretty awesome masterpiece.

…Sand

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sand |sand|noun a loose granular substance, typically pale yellowish brown, resulting from theerosion of siliceous and other rocks and forming a major constituent of beaches,riverbeds, the seabed, and deserts. He is not a big fan of the ocean or the waves, but he loves the sand. Samuel has just begun to learn how to walk and although it took us quite a […]

…Dribble

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dribble |ˈdribəl| verb pour (a liquid) slowly in drops or a thin stream Ice cream isn’t meant to be eaten any other way!