Thursday, May 5, 2016


I have been posting so much about Lydia that I figured Jack needs some blog attention.  Yesterday I asked Jack if he was sleepy.  His reply:  "No, I'm not sleepy.  I'm Jack-Man!"  Jack loves pushing the baby stroller around our neighborhood.  He loves reinacting 5 Little Monkeys by jumping off the bed onto his knees (ouch!).  He is a Peppa Pig fan and requests to watch it daily (to Lydia's dismay).  He also loves a good Easter egg hunt, no matter the time of year.  Mostly though, he makes John and I laugh every day.  We are smitten with Jack-Man.  Megan  

Monday, April 25, 2016

Let's Make Something

"Mom, do you wanna make something?"  I hear this daily from Lydia.  She certainly takes after John in her interest for building/creating.  It may be a fire, a train, a lego set or a birdhouse.  Both her old and new teachers have commented on how much she enjoys creating. Megan

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Two Peas in a Shed

How adorable is this photo John snapped of Lydia!?!?!  The two of them are like two peas in a pod, rather "two peas in a shed."  They have become work buddies transforming the shed into a modfied garage space, equipt with heater, pop music and two custom workbenches perfectly sized to each of them.  Here is Lydia standing in front of her's.  Megan

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Road Sign Decor

John started collecting roadsigns on our weekend swap meet visits in San Diego. Unfortunately we no longer have a garage so we instead used the signs to decorate Jack's room.  "I like it!"  Jack says.  As aside, Jack has now transitioned to a big boy bed!  Megan

Monday, April 11, 2016


See the small child across the street, collecting sticks on her own????  That's my Lydia and this photo was taken from my warm living room, watching her from window.  Thanks to the security of base housing, Lydia has new-found freedom.  This is a moment I dreamt about.  Megan


Yesterday was National Sibling Day!  Lydia and Jack really bonded on our trip to Alaska.  There is still the occasional hair-pull but in general they are playing together more and more with each passing day.  Lydia even claims that Jack is her "best friend."  Megan

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Almost Unpacked

The place feels larger than our San Diego home.  We have room for our big dining room table!  Megan