Saturday, April 22, 2017

April 22nd, 2017

Happy Earth Day, everyone!!
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Hope you’re having a great day!
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Friday, April 21, 2017

April 21st, 2017

Mom has to work all day today, and we napped yesterday evening by mistake. So we don't have a regular blog entry for today. I'll fix it tonight!

Mom and I went home after she got done with the second job and promptly fell asleep again. I guess that's what happens when you work so much! She says that we will do better next week.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

April 16th, 2017

Happy Easter, everybody!
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I hope everyone had a great day!
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Friday, April 14, 2017

April 17th, 2017

Hallo iedereen! How is everyone? We’re all right around here. Mom has been working a lot. We also have been in charge of driving her sister and nephew back home on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We really haven’t had any time to do anything interesting. We wake up at 4, go to work at 4:45, get there around 5:30, sit in the parking lot for a while, and then she goes inside to work at 6. Lately, she comes back outside for her lunch break and we chat for a bit. Then she has to go back. She gets out at 3:30, and we drive back home.
So she’s really tired, and it’s sometimes difficult to talk her into going anywhere or doing anything. We do still take pictures for Instagram, so I thought I’d show you one.2017-04-09 15.48.39
We had to spend a few hours sitting on the porch a few days ago. Wisconsin weather was pretty nice, and Oliver insisted that we sit outside! I am going to try to convince Mom to do something interesting this week so we have something to talk about next week!
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Friday, April 07, 2017

April 7th, 2017

Good afternoon, everybody! Mom is helping me write on Thursday because she has to work on Friday night. She had to work all day today and then we drove her sister and her nephew home. We got home about twenty minutes ago, so it’s been a long day.
Spring has decided to stay in Wisconsin. Last week the weather forecasters threatened snow, but this week we’ve had temperatures around 45-50 degrees Fahrenheit. Thursday was especially pretty, although it was kind of windy.
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Mom also bought some more tiny things. Wren, one of our BJD friends, has decided that she wants to learn how to paint. So Mom bought her some canvases and an easel.
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Do you have any ideas of what she should paint? I’ll show you what she makes if she will let us! Talk to you later!
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Friday, March 31, 2017

March 31st, 2017

It is very late on the 30th. (Well, at least very late for people and bears that have to be awake at 4 in the morning.) Mom spent the morning and afternoon working and the evening driving her sister home. So we’re all pretty tired.
But yesterday, Mom went shopping at a local thrift store. She found something that she thought you’d all find kind of interesting!
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It’s three books in Dutch, in a thrift store, in Wisconsin! Who would’ve thought! There were some other children’s books there that she left. She picked the top one because the back said it was a Dutch bestseller (Lulu Wang), and the bottom two because she recognized the names. She googled them, because she didn’t recognize which Baldacci or Grisham books they could be. (Frankly, she could translate the first one, but the second one was out of her vocabulary.) It turns out that the Grisham is Bleachers and the Baldacci is Simple Genius! Mom did read Bleachers when it first came out, but not the Baldacci. (She’s honestly not much of a fiction reader any more.)
So when Mom feels up to reading an adult book in print, in Dutch, we have choices. (We’re going to try some classics on the ipad first!)
Time to go to bed!
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Friday, March 24, 2017

March 24th, 2017

Spring has finally arrived here in Wisconsin. It really hasn’t been very warm, but it has been sunny and the plants have been waking up. (Although after Mom typed that for me, we looked up the weather for the upcoming week, and it’s supposed to be gray and rainy all week. Sigh.)
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Mom’s parents are back home, so we all have to go back upstairs. Mom took Adelaide, Moira, Imogen and I to work for a few days this week. We sat in the car while she did the work, but it was a nice change of pace!
I’ve been watching Mom work on her genealogy for most of the day. She is currently working on some families that lived in Virginia and West Virginia in the 1800s. They lived in the same area as the Hatfields and the McCoys! They also lived in the same area as Davy Crockett’s family! (Technically, Mom is slightly related to Davy Crockett through these people!)
We have to go to bed soon. We’re writing this a few days before it posts so Mom doesn’t forget. But it is almost time for bed. I’m still pretty awake, but Mom has to sleep, so we all do!
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