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grey day away: Cosley Zoo & family outings

grey day away: Cosley Zoo Visit

Have always loved this sign; why no pink though? Missed opportunity there for sure.

I actually tend to like family outings with Veers more than most of our outings with just the two of us before we had her. I’m not talking about evening activities like concerts, bars, etc. obviously, but things like going for a walk or even just to the grocery store feel more fun with her. In many ways parenting has been more amazing/intriguing/exhilarating than anything I’ve ever done; watching a human become a human changes your perspective on life in so many ways. Continue reading

grey day away: Lake Michigan

great lakes, Illinois, waves, black parka [] grey day away: Lake Michigan

Vera hearing waves crashing for the first time

We had planned on spending some time by the lake this past Saturday but almost gave in and stayed home because it was very close to freezing here (in May–whyyy?) We decided to brave the cold for the sake of Vera since she hadn’t yet heard the sound of waves haha—it’s so cool being present for so many human “firsts” with her, even if she won’t remember them. Continue reading