Posts Tagged ‘Anna Maria’

Leaping, Battle Bluff Lane

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Anna Maria and the peacock feathers

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Trip to Lost River, March 7, 2009













Cooking with the Red Pot

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After spending time in the cold, I love returning to this.

A Candlelight Dinner at Grammy Nete's House

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New Year in the Kitchen

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Amber

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This was my Christmas present to Anna Maria. This insect has been trapped in Baltic amber for approximately 40 million years. I bought it from an amber collector in Lithuania.

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Christmas Morning 2008

Christmas ornament

Christmas Ornament

Stocking Christmas ornaments

Christmas

Christmas stocking contents

The contents of a stocking

Christmas

Eating a cookie

Christmas

Cookie crumbs

Anna Maria and the Oatmeal Facial Scrub

Oatmeal facial scrub

Oatmeal scrub lovingly made by Eliza

On the Road: Thanksgiving Swim

Swimming pool at Thanksgiving

In order to get the Carlson clan together, we met at the Comfort Inn where Anna Maria’s sister used to work.

Swimming pool at Thanksgiving

The girls loved spending time at the pool.

Swimming pool at Thanksgiving

Swimming pool at Thanksgiving

Ana (shown in her very pregnant state here) gave birth to a healthy boy on December 3rd

Swimming pool at Thanksgiving

Maggie after a swim

Swimming pool at Thanksgiving

The Carlson clan in the Comfort Inn lobby

Turkey Run

Turkey Capital Turkey Run in Bridgewater

Turkey feather fashion at the Turkey Capital Turkey Run in Bridgewater

Turkey Capital Turkey Run in Bridgewater

Turkey Capital Turkey Run in Bridgewater

Turkey Capital Turkey Run in Bridgewater

Turkey Capital Turkey Run in Bridgewater

The girls ran an entire mile! Grammy Nete acted as a Coach. Butch signed them up.

Turkey Capital Turkey Run in Bridgewater

Liza finished second for the girls.

Turkey Capital Turkey Run in Bridgewater

Maggie kept running until she was finished. A lot of determination for a tiny legged person.

Turkey Capital Turkey Run in Bridgewater

She was plum tuckered out.

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After the race

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Turkey feather hats were the order of the day.

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After the race, Maggie won a hat for her Turkey call. She traded it for Butch’s little trinket box.

Turkey Capital Turkey Run in Bridgewater

Reading in Bed – Early on a Sunday Morning

Reading in Bed

Eliza. Anna Maria. Steven

The Thirteenth Pearl. Refuge. The Hidden Connections.

Carolyn Keene. Terry Tempest Williams. Fritjof Capra.

Trip to DC, Nov 7, 2008 Part II: the Mall and the Hirshorn

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Pod people outside the Hirshorn

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Anna Maria and a sculpture in the Hirshorn

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Hanger sculpture in the Hirshorn

White House, Washington, D.C.

The White House

Tents for peace, Washington, D.C.

Tent project for peace

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Senate reflecting pool

Trip to DC, Nov 7, 2008 Part I: The Corcoran

Trip to the Corcoran, Washington, D.C.

Installation at the Corcoran. The artist stitched together thousands of papers that blew into her apartment after 9/11.

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Crystal, an Eastern Mennonite University Visual and Communication Arts student, at the Corcoran

Trip to the Corcoran, Washington, D.C.

Sculpture of Eve at the Corcoran

Trip to the Corcoran, Washington, D.C.

Anna Maria in a room built for a princess

Trip to the Corcoran, Washington, D.C.

Trip to the Corcoran, Washington, D.C.

Bat and Bug

Bat and bug game

Eliza is “it” in a game of Bat and Bug.

Bat and bug game

Anna Maria’s turn

Bat and bug game

And Maggie’s

Bat and bug game