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DEAR SILLY MONKEY – THE SECOND GRADE EDITION (CHAPTER ONE)…

August 21, 2013

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dear silly monkey – what the heck happened to you?! you’re all… tall and sporting leg hair! and i’m pretty sure you have a mustache! i can only surmise you somehow fashioned a time machine and zoomed us all into the future b/c there is simply no acceptable explanation for the fact that you are, […]

DEAR SILLY MONKEY – THE FIRST GRADE EDITION (CHAPTER TWO)…

May 30, 2013

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dear silly monkey – you did it!  you successfully argued with me every day before school!  but more importantly, you completed your very first year of real grade school.  way to go, monkey!! so, just like every letter before, and in typical mommy fashion, here are three things i would like to apologize for: 1.  i’m […]

DEAR SILLY MONKEY – THE FIRST GRADE EDITION…

August 22, 2012

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dear silly monkey – first grade.  FIRST GRADE.  OMG MY BABY IS IN FIRST GRADE!!!  today, you are entering the world of real-real school.  sure, kindergarten was real school.  but first grade begins the path of twelve grades that will teach you, cultivate you and make you realize just how much this world can offer […]

DEAR SILLY MONKEY – THE KINDERGARTEN EDITION…

August 18, 2011

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dear silly monkey – today i held your hand while you stepped onto new soil – kindergarten.  your first day, albeit half, of real school.  and you were the picture perfect, independent, big boy.  so here are three things i would like to apologize for: 1.  i’m sorry for my sad faces.  i’m not sad b/c […]

PHOTO 365 – DAY 60: YUMyumYUM…

May 7, 2011

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for my brother’s graduation dinner, we ate at genji.  it’s a typical japanese steakhouse where a (most likely) non-japanese person cooks you very un-authentic japanese cuisine hibachi-style.  when my mom was still with us, we would frequent this place for special occasions – birthdays, mother’s days, stuffing our face with YUMYUM sauce anniversaries, etc.  it’s […]

JOYFUL SORROW…

May 20, 2010

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after dropping silly monkey off at school this morning, i sat sobbing in my car for what felt like an hour.  it was probably only a few minutes.  today is silly monkey’s penultimate preschool class.  only one left before my baby has a full year of real school  under his belt.  i leafed through the adorable portfolio his teachers put […]

JUST SMILE ALREADY…

October 22, 2009

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when you have your picture taken, be sure to say “cheeeeese”. i don’t want to say “cheese”. ok.  well, you can say… “moneeeeeeey”. i don’t want to say “money”. ok.  what do you want to say? “beeeeeeeans”!!!