Saturday, December 27, 2008

Chloe's photo on Lara's Christmas card

Lara Parent (the one who took the great family photos) called the other day asking to use a photo of Chloe on her Christmas card for her clients. We assumed it would be included in a collage with other photos she's taken this year. Today, we found the following posted to her photo blog:

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Giving credit where credit is due

Lara Parent, the reading teacher at Martha and Henri's school, took the wonderful family photos that were on our Christmas card and in the header above. She also snapped this photo of Martha this morning as she was "on assignment" at school taking photos of new staff. Check out her portfolio sometime.
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Saturday, December 13, 2008

Lucia morning

A semi-reluctant Lucia serves cardamom bread

while her faithful star boy lights the way

and her little Lucia-in-training decides that the crown is not for her.

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Friday, December 05, 2008

East K-8 Christmas Program

Henri impersonating a reindeer (I think?)...

...and Martha "signing" Silent Night.
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Tuesday, December 02, 2008

family photo

There are a bunch of photos that I'd like to post from the past month, but I don't seem to find the time.  So I'll simply post a nice family shot taken at a Christmas tree farm last weekend.  We don't seem to get many family shots (it's hard to keep all three kids in the same spot for more than a few seconds).

Monday, December 01, 2008

Snowy day

Henri and Christa made good use of a snowy afternoon to build a snowman in the front yard.

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Thursday, November 27, 2008

Cutting a Christmas tree

There were too many fun photos from our expedition to cut the perfect Christmas tree to choose just a few, so here are a bunch...

Saturday, November 01, 2008

One of the issues of switching our photo blog to a private setting has been that it doesn't show up on a RSS reader when we update it (we want all of our adoring fans to know when we've posted new photos!). :>) So, we've launched a secondary blog,, that is public and can be subscribed to, and will let you know when there's something new to see.

Chloe's first steps

Friday, October 31, 2008


Martha, Henri, and Martha's friend, Elle, all dressed up and ready to go.

Just watch out for that freaky-looking guy on the steps...
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Saturday, October 25, 2008

Square dancing @ 3rd Church

The H-A family enjoyed an evening of square dancing at 3rd Church, our neighborhood church where we attend Wednesday evening activities.

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the little climber

Chloe's favorite spot is on top of anything... the bathroom stool (which she hauled into the family room for this shot), the rocking chair, the dining room chairs, and even the dining room table.

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She's almost walking

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Martha's first piano recital

This is not the best shot, but it is the only shot. Yet, you can see the excitement in her eyes.
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Crossroad Harvest Party

Martha dressed in her Far Mor's cowgirl outfit.

Chloe has been taking a few steps on her own, but also likes help.

Always the big helper.

Henri's way of saying "please don't take my picture."
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Monday, October 20, 2008

Chloe, Henri, & Martha's pumpkins

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pumpkin carving with the Mitchell family

Martha digs in while Amelia looks on.

Shannon, getting ready to shoot a few seeds. Thankfully we were outside. :>)

Issy doesn't look too sure about the feel of pumpkin guts on her hands.

Super Henri (note the red cape) is studying something...
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henri's class trip to the pumpkin patch

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