Category: Family

Drop-dead Gorgeous

Drop-dead Gorgeous

Well, that’s what I think anyway. Here is the picture that brought me out of blog hibernation. Thanks to David for having a Bar Mitzvah, to Paula and Mary Lou for picking a groovy...

She makes a great French 75

She makes a great French 75

LA’s current favourite cocktail is the French 75. Served in a flute, the ingredients are: Two ounces gin 1 1/2 Ounces of Simple syrup juice of half a lemon Champagne Directions: Combine sugar, lemon...

Ella’s tooth finally comes out

Ella’s tooth finally comes out

After much anticipation and some consternation, Ella’s tooth finally decided to come out. The blood flow couldn’t dampen her enthusiasm to see what the tooth fairy would bring her. Unfortunately, the tooth fairy had...

Toothless Ben

Toothless Ben

Ben survived his first tooth extraction today. A little flavoured laughing gas (“tastes like Pez”), his favourite TV show (Mr. Maker) and some prizes (temporary tattoos) and the kid is a happy camper. He...

Leigh-Anne does swim

Leigh-Anne does swim

People see Leigh-Anne hanging around the pool and they ask her: “Why don’t you swim?” She swims. See for yourself.

Thank goodness for grandmothers

Thank goodness for grandmothers

Leigh Anne was getting Ella changed after an evening swim. While brushing her hair, she tells her how proud she is of her swimming. “Momma, do you think there are very many five years...