Author Archives: davidstong

thinking about social media

I’m on twitter as @drs18; I’ve been using the service since 2007. I use facebook, too, but after the vitriol of the 2012 election, I use it only to gather information (from “liked” pages) and see pictures my daughter posts … Continue reading

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mom, 31

Although I haven’t posted my daughter’s card on the year I give it to her before, here’s this year’s card. I figured I’d post it now as a way to show a picture of the best mom ever on Mother’s … Continue reading

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colors we like

Walking back into my building this morning I was taken by the flowering bushes along the walk and how the color of their leaves went so well with the color of their blossoms. Actually, I’d noticed it before in wild … Continue reading

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30

This is last year’s card. I just started this year’s and thought I’d share the old one.

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sledding

Ah well. Much too long without a post. Here are two photos taken on groundhog day.

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milestones

Tomorrow this child will be 2½. That seems to be an important developmental milestone. Although I could sit and have an intelligent conversation with her anytime over the past year, I haven’t pushed learning the alphabet. We talk about the … Continue reading

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not so deep in the 100 acre wood

Every now and then we take the guys to the park with us. It’s much more fun without a camera, but we all agreed to suffer through this to get a fair shot for documentation.

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water fountain

There are two water fountains at this spot: one for adults and this shorter one for children. Or short adults. Whatever. Both are too high; so, this is an entertaining solution. Moments later, she was on all fours in a … Continue reading

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hair brushing

My granddaughter hung out with me for an hour on Saturday while her mom did some last minute birthday-gift wrapping. When mom came to pick her up, she sat on the floor to finish watching Daniel Tiger and get her … Continue reading

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March for Babies on Sunday

This is the second year my daughter and granddaughter have walked in the March of Dimes’ March for Babies. It’s a good cause, at a time of the year when there are many good causes. And it looks like it … Continue reading

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