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trip report sans photos part 1

it’s appalling, i know, that i might write about a trip my family took and not post photographic evidence. sue me. we flew direct from philadelphia to salt lake city on october 11. we flew first class. we were ballers, … Continue reading

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swings again

Is it bad if I only write about going to the swings with my son? I can’t seem to get enough of it. My favorite parts are when he closes his eyes while flying back and forth. And when he … Continue reading

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sept 27 2016: after work

We went to the swings again today. This time the playground was a bit crowded. Four 8-yr-old-ish boys were climbing all over the slides with their swords and otter pops. A little girl was on the swing we usually use. … Continue reading

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tens of things

my son can count to 10 in english and spanish and german. we are working on french and mandarin and cantonese. he’s almost there on french. not so much on the chinese versions. the tones are lost on him at … Continue reading

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dried bananas

in the good old days of my childhood my family had a food dehydrator. if memory serves, it looked a lot like this: or at least similar to that. i know for sure that the trays had a wood rim … Continue reading

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and now for something ultra personal

this is going to be the last IVF cycle of my life. i’m never doing it again. this is it. either we will have more than our priceless little bbl or he’ll be an only child. i mean, i’m 40. … Continue reading

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apparently it takes a village to raise a child

in this larsen family, it takes a village to make a child in the first place. you are part of that village. if indeed there is a “you” out there. i haven’t written it all down (and i really should … Continue reading

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