Saturday, January 3, 2015

The four of us in 2014

We very blatantly stole the form for this post from Cait's sister. Thanks, Aunt Lala.

Name: Tallulah
Age: 2, almost 3
Favorite book: Fancy Nancy, Mouse Soup
Favorite song: You are My Sunshine, Do You Want to Build a Snowman, ABCs
My teachers: Mommy
My good friends: Silas, Jaren, Jessie, Austin, Katherine
How I like to spend my time: Reading books, play with dollies, play with brother
Favorite color: Yellow
Favorite food: Pizza, cereal
What I learned this year: Talk in sentences, ride a bike/scooter
Hardest thing of the year: Slipping on slippery floors
Some of my goals: Potty training at night, swimming
Current favorite saying: "Scratch my back!" "What time is it?"

Name: Atticus
Age: 5
Favorite book: Star Wars Books
Favorite song: Star Wars Music
My teachers: Mommy
My good friends: Endra, Caison and Jaren
How I like to spend my time: reading books, pretend in my brain, devices
Favorite color: Blue and Purple
Favorite food: Oatmeal
What I learned this year: Addition, reading, bike riding
Hardest thing of the year: Leaving school
Some of my goals: Read longer books, be happier, be a good brother, visit my grandmas and grandpas and go to the beach and swim at the swimming pool
Favorite current saying: "What a bargain!" "Kugichagolia"

Name: Caitlin
Age: 28
Favorite book: Sue Monk Kidd (The Invention of Wings, The Secret Life of Bees, Dance of the Dissident Daughter), 
Favorite song: The Lumineers
My teachers: Jakob 
My good friends: Jessie, Andrea, the Austins in all their many varieties, Katherine, Melanie, Jenny, Eliza, Nina, Tallia, Melissa
How I like to spend my time: reading, yoga, cooking, waiting for my Madsen bike
Favorite color: Green
Favorite food: Indian
What I learned this year: Danish, the crisis intervention model
Hardest thing of the year: Tunisia
Some of my goals: Be more present with my kids, get into grad school, shave my head
Current favorite saying: "Jeg taler godt dansk"

Name: Timothy
Age: 29
Favorite book: The Sparrow, The Prophet, Mary Oliver
Favorite song: Winter Song-Head and the Heart
My teachers: Presbyterians
My good friends: Jessie, Austin, Daniel, Catherine, Arlen
How I like to spend my time: reading, organizing, planning
Favorite color: Kindle black
Favorite food: Coffee
What I learned this year: The difference between the imminent trinity and the economic trinity. Also, I learned to trust myself
Hardest thing of the year: Cognitive dissonance, existential dilemma
Some of my goals: Reduce useless distractions, communicate more sincerely
Current favorite saying: "Sure, right after I finish this chapter."


  1. I want to know more about pretending in one's brain. Also, shave off that genetic and unattainable hair? What about a really close crop?