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Raising Play in a Lapst Catholic Country

Here we are, still here in Madrid. I have been busy cooking up baby number two and attempting to keep our simple little life in motion. Esther wears a monkey blanket as a head cover most of the time we … Continue reading

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Oh my mamma

We spend a lot of time listening to music or NPR at our house.  Here are a few favorites. Just heard this nice song on another blog.  I have been singing it all day. Oh my Mama She gave me … Continue reading

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Coco and Seaweed

Hi all, camera is still MIA, but here is little Esther at the rec center near our house.  We go there a lot of afternoons and she can sun around on the ramps and stairs and chit chat with the … Continue reading

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Behold the Monkey

Have you all heard of this story? http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/24/world/europe/botched-restoration-of-ecce-homo-fresco-shocks-spain.html Crazy Spain. (My camera is MIA, hopefully I will find it and can post some pictures for you all.)    

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The good and the bad

This is the kind of mess I look at and smile, thinking of the fun game Esther is playing. This is he kind that makes me feel like I will never catch up.

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Most consistent at being inconsistent

. . . that may be the new title of my blog, or baby Esther in Spain.  It feels like every time I have something interesting to say about Spain the moment comes and goes and I have no new posts. You … Continue reading

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Places I did not expect

Before I had a baby I took care of other people´s babies for many years.  I knew the kinds of trouble they like to get into, the funny things they find to do. . . I guess it is just … Continue reading

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