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From the Forest to the Farm to the Beach. This was a busy week. We finished packing up our house and we are now safe and sound in Texas. We spent our last evening in Virginia driving to my family/friend’s hops farm in Maryland. Organarchy is the largest hops farm in the state, and they are…

Damian Julio, Eva Pilar, Virginia, Week in Review

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Autumn has been full of changes. For the first time I was able to watch the trees change from green, giant beasts to frail, fragile beings with specks of yellow and orange and red. I feel so lucky to have experienced this season for the first time. It was one of the things I looked…

Virginia

changes

I almost didn’t write about this because I didn’t want to relive this failure of an outing. NOTE TO SELF: Maymont is not for kids. At least not my kids. At least not this time of year. (There is a Children’s Farm open other times of the year that might be nice… but not right…

Virginia

Maymont Estate

Damian had his six-month checkup on tuesday! He is 27 inches long and weighs a little over 19lbs. Crazy! He is regularly pulling himself up on things. He’s also getting better at transitioning from the sitting to crawling position and then back again, but he’s still not crawling in a traditional way. He was sick…

Damian Julio, Eva Pilar, Virginia

Eva’s really diggin this whole Halloween thing. It’s the first year she really knows what’s going on. She keeps asking to paint pumpkins, so we let her twice this week. I can’t wait to take her trick-or-treating!!! Damian’s latest favorite thing to do is to take out the toys from his mini toy box one-by-one…

Damian Julio, Eva Pilar, Virginia

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Lately Eva has realized how annoying it is to ask, “Why?” after “Why?” after “Why?” She doesn’t it ask because she genuinely wants to know, she asks because she knows it drives me crazy. I’ll indulge her with the first couple of “Why’s” (or until I run out of creative answers), but she usually wins.…

Damian Julio, Eva Pilar, Virginia, Week in Review

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Lately Eva has realized how annoying it is to ask, “Why?” after “Why?” after “Why?” She doesn’t it ask because she genuinely wants to know, she asks because she knows it drives me crazy. I’ll indulge her with the first couple of “Why’s” (or until I run out of creative answers), but she usually wins.…

Damian Julio, Eva Pilar, Virginia, Week in Review

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