Sunday, September 1, 2013

It's Been a While

I know, I know.... It has been ages. Since my last post over a year ago, here are a few things big and small that have happened...

  • We went to Kansas City to see friends and family.
  • We went to Disneyland. About 20 times.
  • Calliope started taking hip hop classes with her brother.
  • Benjamin started doing martial arts. 
  • Calliope appeared in print ads for Janie & Jack, Splendid Littles and Lands End. 
  • I went on a Bar Method bender that lasted all of one month.
  • Vince started playing paddle tennis again.
  • I stood in line at 2:30 in the morning to register Benjamin for a spot in a reknowned Mandarin immersion elementary school. 
  • Calliope started preschool. 
  • Benjamin graduated from preschool.
  • Benjamin started Kindergarten (in aforementioned Mandarin immersion school, thank you very much)
  • Benjamin learned how to write his name in Chinese.
  • Calliope learned how to write her name in English.
  • I got walking pneumonia.
  • Benjamin got one blood transfusion.
  • Calliope got five blood transfusions.
  • Vince's office moved from Malibu to Agoura Hills.
  • We tortured the kids with swim lessons.
  • I got my first ever really bad sunburn.
  • I cut of all of my hair a la Mia Farrow in Rosemary's Baby and had enough to time to grow it all back.
  • My parents visited from Asia twice.
  • We ate at A-Frame three times.
  • We ate at Humble Potato five times.
  • We ate at Pitfire Pizza about three dozen times.
  • I shot over a hundred photo sessions.
  • Vince's work week averaged between 55 (a good week) to 85 (a bad one) hours a week.
  • Vince's company went public.
  • My father-in-law celebrated his 70th birthday. 
  • I bought four new strollers.
  • I sold three old strollers.
  • I read "Freckleface Strawberry" at bedtime a dozen times.
  • I sang "Over the Rainbow" at bedtime over four hundred times.
  • My friend and sister Deb moved away.
  • We went to two weddings.
  • Five friends had babies.
  • One friend passed away.
  • We celebrated our sixth wedding anniversary.
As I type up this list, I realize how very blessed I am in this life. I promise to write more. 

1 comment:

Catherine (aka Lucy's Mommy) said...

So busy!! Please write more often dangit!