Wednesday, September 02, 2015


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Since school has started Lottie and
 I have resumed our best friend buddy-ship.
We are doing everything together again.
Of course she is thrilled when "the kids" come home from 
school, but I think she loves all my attention our adventures.
For instance this past week 
we've painted, made treats, organized closets, picked flowers,
changed sheets, repaired and taped up some of our favorite storybook pages,
Yesterday we went through her clothes and got out her warm sweaters.
We talked about Halloween, and pumpkins, and why her summer sandals
don't fit her anymore.  We also talked extensively about her best friends;
 Ada, Margot, and Ruby. 
I came across this photo and died.  I totally remember this day like it
was yesterday.  Two years older now, toilet trained, more hair and larger
vocabulary, Lottie certainly has grown up.
We have since moved from this home and the new owners were nice
enough to let us in to the backyard where the beloved peach tree
 is again burdened with the gorgeous fruit.  
We recreated the first photo as best we could.
Time is flying by.  I really is.  Before I know it, I will 
be taking her first day of school photo.  (booooooo)

Also, I love how Lottie was wearing her cute yellow moccasins 
in 2013 and in 2015 she has since graduated to the new