Category Archives: Sophie/Grammy Day

Yes, Grammy

Without power for 4 days,  we moved in with seven-year old Sophie & her parents in New York City.  One morning while driving her to school (since I was there with my car & her bus ride is an hour), … Continue reading

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“Yes, but . . .”

As is our ritual since Sophie started preschool, I asked her if she wanted me to talk to her teacher about doing an author visit to her class. Every year she has said, yes; this year she is in third … Continue reading

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Just heard

Just after an earthquake “hit” our area, I got an email from my daughter-in-law Katrin–Sophie’s Mom; they’ve been in Italy & Switzerland since mid-July visiting Katrin’s family:  “Heard there was just an earthquake. Did you feel it?” To which I … Continue reading

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Sophie/Grammy Road Trip

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Sophie Update

It’s been a good year in second grade for Sophie.  I visited her class several times: for an author visit to talk about doing research & writing; on “Biography Day”  the culmination of a research/writing/speaking project when Sophie & her … Continue reading

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Wisteria and Wild Horses

Wisteria in Washington, DC & wild horses on Assateague Island. We had a fabulous road trip!

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Sophie/Grammy Road Trip

It’s Sophie’s Spring Break & early tomorrow we’re off on a road trip to Washington, DC & then over the river & across Maryland to see the wild ponies at Assateague and Chincoteague.  (Yes, we love Misty of Chincoteague by … Continue reading

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Orchid Show

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Holidays

Traditionally Sophie, her mother Katrin, and I have started the holiday celebration by going to a performance of “The Nutcracker” in New York City.  This year Katrin suggested we go to the Christmas show at Radio City Music Hall.  Jonathan, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

Tomorrow is Sophie’s Birthday!!!!!  Happy Birthday, Sophie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Our family has a tradition of a “birthday season” to accommodate busy schedules. So, Sophie’s season starts tomorrow with her parents and me, plus Linda’s 2-year-old granddaughter who is staying with us for … Continue reading

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