Saturday, January 28, 2017
Friday, January 27, 2017
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Today started off right with a full Scottish breakfast with K and D. Not pictured: oatmeal with Glayva. Yes, the Scots put a dash of whiskey on their oatmeal, at least on holidays.
Z was brave and joined aunties on an expedition in the wilderness portion of Nike Park. We did not encounter any sleeping tigers but we had a plan in case we did.
Zizi was super excited to find a question mark on the Crossroads map. She was determined to find the question mark in the Mall and was a bit disappointed when all we found was the information desk.
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Sunday, January 22, 2017
Wilkie Collins was born on January 8, so we had a slightly belated birthday party for him yesterday with Chris and Rebecca.
The cuisine was purely Victorian, all such as might have appeared in Mrs Wragge's famous cookery-book in No Name. The poetic potato salad was delicious!
Only at Chris and Rebecca's is one served tea in a bluestocking mug.
The parlor game was on theme:
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Saturday, January 21, 2017
This afternoon we joined more than 100,000 at the Seattle Women's March.
With a few of our fellow revolutionaries:
Peggy made the hats and was chief organizer of our part in this historic event.
The signs were very fun. Some of my favorites: "Grab me by the intellect," "32% Approval Rating--Sad," and "You're Fired." And of course, the one with a quote from Dylan Thomas: "Do not go gentle into that good night, rage, rage, against the dying of the light."
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Friday, January 20, 2017
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Today we had the funeral for grandma. Mom did a beautiful job with her eulogy!
Grandma's "Rosie the Riveter" ID badge and glamour photo at the reception:
Grandma teaching tiny twins in Sunday School (at the same church where we had the funeral)...
That's grandma and one of her brothers in a pony cart on their Minnesota farm:
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Monday, January 16, 2017
Thursday, January 12, 2017
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