Monthly Archives: December 2009


Blythe Elaine McMillian Born December 29 at 6:49 am 9 lbs 8 oz, 22.5 inches – big girl! More details to come.

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Christmas wrap up

Christmas here was pretty low-key, which was just what we needed. We ate lunch on Christmas Eve at our favorite soba shop, and while sitting by the ocean we saw Santa scuba diving.  Of course my camera was at home … Continue reading

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coral collecting at Torii Beach

Last Sunday the weather was beautiful, so we decided to collect coral at Torii Beach.  I have an idea to make some ornaments for the tree out of the pieces we picked up, but it looks like it’s not going … Continue reading

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roasted red pepper hummus & pitas

Both homeade.  And tasty.  Because I have nothing better to do.   (HA!)

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Sunabe seawall

After the Santa breakfast on Saturday, we decided to head down to the seawall to grab lunch at what has quickly become one of our favorite places to eat, Hamaya Soba. We’ve all fallen in love with the style of … Continue reading

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breakfast with Santa

I’m going to make an effort to get a bit caught up here, so these next few posts will probably leave out a lot of the detail I’d really like to remember. This past Saturday, we took the girls to … Continue reading

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“The Beautiful Princess”

Cate sat down at the table the other day, and announced she was going to write a story.  After a few minutes, she showed us what she’d written: We asked her to read it for us, and she began, “Once … Continue reading

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