Monthly Archives: January 2011

In Defense of St. Louis

If you wonder why anyone would need to write a blog post defending St Louis, there are two reasons. 1. St. Louis needs all the defense it can get, what with its recent award of the Most Dangerous City in the … Continue reading

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Friendship

[this post is just so I can remember this story… if you enjoy it too, all the better] This afternoon and evening the Vikeslands got the pleasure of hanging out with Charlie.  What better way to spend the end of the … Continue reading

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Dreaming

Alaythia slept very fitfully last night.  This morning I asked her if she had been cold, “No.”  Hot? “No.”  Hungry?  “No.”  “Well honey,” I said, “you wiggled and squirmed and made a lot of noise.” “Mama,” she said, “I was … Continue reading

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Alaythia Quotes of the Week

First words of the morning, while rubbing her eyes and stretching, “Daddy, I need new sunglasses.” *** Out of the blue: “I would like to have a pink dinosaur.” *** “I did two poops: Mommy poop and Daddy poop.  Daddy … Continue reading

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“I Teach the Babies” -AE (“HOORAAAAAAY!!!” -Mama)

Alaythia last night, being crazy and dancing (in the ballet shoes, of course): Alaythia this morning, in the same exact clothes (down to the ballet shoes… yes, they were also worn all night)–after a completely clean and dry night, sans nighttime … Continue reading

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Vikeslands, 2010

So I’m definitely a bit late on a Christmas letter, or even a New Year’s letter, but better late than never.  And though a real picture and a real live Christmas card is certainly better than a blog post, better a … Continue reading

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Accidentally Great Fathering

So Kabyn is finishing up work for a parenting class through his school, which is great, and it seems to be helping him being a better father in both conscious and also subconscious ways. For example: last night I had … Continue reading

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