Category Archives: Twins

Lake District Day 6: A Woodland Walk & The World of Beatrix Potter

The Lake District had turned out to be a charmed place for us.  The weather could not possibly have been better.  We had sunny skies for nearly the entire time we were there, never a drop of rain.  And aside … Continue reading

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Our Bookshelf: The Children

We have been discovering many British authors and illustrators of children’s books, and learning more about some classic favorites as well.  This post is meant mostly as a way for me to remember some of the books we have enjoyed … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley Comes to Visit

Melissa and Lucy, this post is for you!  Thank you for sharing your Flat Stanley project with us.  We’ve been having fun with him! Before we were able to color him, Flat Stanley arrived in England at Missenden Abbey in … Continue reading

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Fun Around Town

We are increasingly aware of our time in Whitstable growing shorter and shorter.  We’ve been making an effort to get out and enjoy the town whenever we can. We spend lots of time at the playground just down the street … Continue reading

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The Twins are Four! April 12, 2012

Charlie and Flora were so excited about their birthday.  They both woke up saying, “It’s my birthday today!”. Daddy made them delicious pancakes for breakfast. We decorated the house with balloons and bunting.  (The gorgeous Pooh and Piglet balloons were … Continue reading

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Easter with Emily and Kiri

We were so glad to welcome Emily, a former student of mine and recent grad of PLU, and Kiri, Emily’s cousin who just graduated from SPU.  They seemed the perfect travel companions and had a great itinerary planned, including London, … Continue reading

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Keeping the Kids Clothed

We want to avoid buying new clothes while here, since we’re already wondering how the heck we’re going to get all of our stuff back to the states!  We have decided to try to get us through as best we … Continue reading

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