August 30, 2006

Each week or so, Zoe and I go to the library and pick out a bunch of stories to read at bedtime.  One of the stories I randomly pulled off the shelf was titled, Tango Makes Three.  It has a darling picture of penguins on the cover and looked like a cute story about a […]

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August 29, 2006

Well, I’m yet another year older, but wow, it was a fabulous day. Actually, it all started on Suday. Zak, Zoe, and I went into the city and had a perfect picnic lunch at Millennium Park. Zoe loved crawling all over the blanket, watching the pigeons, playing with the in-ground sprinkler system, and staring at […]

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August 24, 2006

Zoe and I had a perfect day meeting Zak’s visiting aunts, Amy and Mindy,  in Chicago today.  Zak was busy all day at work and wasn’t able to see them, but Zoe and I had a blast.  We met them in Millennium Park and Zoe loved the fountain, nearly insisting on sitting down in the […]

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August 23, 2006

In addition to Zak going back to work, one of the hardest things about this end of summer is not returning to work myself.  Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy every moment I spend at home taking care of Zoe and wouldn’t trade it for anything in the world, but I really did like teaching […]

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August 16, 2006

Zoe is all about chatting these days.  She is one winded girl, hence the reason she’s from the suburbs of “The Windy City.”  She mainly likes to say, “dada, dada, da, dad, dada, dada.”  Each day we think more and more that she is actually talking about Zak.  I’m sure that before too long it […]

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August 14, 2006

When Zoe first started to crawl around, her only goal for hours would be to move from one room to another. Shortly after the crawling started she learned how to pull herself up and stand. At that point the only purpose of crawling was to get to a spot where she could stand. She was […]

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August 10, 2006

Yesterday we went to the zoo and we took Zoe to the dolphin show for the first time ever in her life. The timing of the show just happened to be around lunchtime, so I imagine she was the only person in the entire arena eating zucchini before the show started. I may be wrong, […]

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