Life with Leo

February 28, 2009

February Break

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It was only 24 hours, but we packed in a lot at the Stage Neck Inn at York Harbor, Maine.

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February beach day with the dogs

I love Leo’s zen-like focus on the waves at the end of the movie.

Nicky and Jupiter (4 months)

Nicky and Jupiter (4 months)

February 24, 2009

Fun at the Harvard Museum of Natural History

Filed under: Uncategorized — fehlhaber @ 9:44 pm

I can’t believe I waited so long to bring Leo here.  He had a fun time with the taxidermy and with the mineral collection.

Here he is — with Bessie or Victoria? — outside the Bio Labs Building

Outside the Biology building -- 1937 Katherine Lane rhino sculpture
Leo and the lion

Leo and the lion

Checking out an impressively large European wolf

Checking out an impressively large European wolf

Leo the ham!

Leo the ham!

More excited about the mineral collection than I ever was (!)

More excited about the mineral collection than I ever was (!)

Writing his name with a piece of graphite at a cool hands-on cart

Writing his name with a piece of graphite at a cool hands-on cart

February 18, 2009

How to make a five year old happy

Filed under: Uncategorized — fehlhaber @ 8:07 am

Get him a puppy and a kitten!

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Donncha drawing

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Donncha at 5 days

Donncha at 5 days

Dogs dogs dogs

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That’s all we seem to be about these days.  With a kitten and a new nephew thrown in for variety.

Sophie, Leo, Jupiter, and Nicky on the beach in Swampscott

Sophie, Leo, Jupiter, and Nicky on the beach in Swampscott

Sophie surrounded by Springers (and one interloper)

Sophie surrounded by Springers (and one interloper)

Our pup!

Our pup!

February 17, 2009

Jupiter growth chart

Filed under: Jupiter, Springer Spaniel Puppy Extraordinaire — fehlhaber @ 8:27 am

Our pup, week by week month by month

slightly chewed note

slightly chewed note

16 weeks

16 weeks

16 weeks

16 weeks

3 months

3 months

3 months

3 months

12 weeks

12 weeks

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11 weeks

11 weeks

11 weeks

11 weeks

10 weeks

10 weeks

10 weeks

10 weeks

9 weeks

9 weeks

9 weeks

9 weeks

8 weeks

8 weeks

8 weeks

8 weeks

February 13, 2009

Leo builds a Tinkertoy Jack-knife Bridge (instructions included)

Filed under: Tinkertoys — fehlhaber @ 4:29 pm

Leo decided he needed to start February vacation by building the jack-knife bridge. Amazingly, we got it to work without much trouble.

Detailed instructions are here:
http://leojames.blogspot.com/2008/12/tinkertoy-more-instruction-manuals-and.html

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February 12, 2009

How to say “Donncha” by Finn Brian Murphy

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July 6, 2010:  And here’s a photo of the original Brian Murphy (with Mary, visiting for Christmas, 2005).   Our thoughts have been in Schull all week.

February 10, 2009

Wenham Museum, Groveland Sledding Birthday Party

Filed under: Kids in museums — fehlhaber @ 5:52 am
A strike on the train table

A strike on the train table at the Wenham Museum

And an arrest (who creates these???)

And an arrest (who creates these???)

Leo and Sabine stealing marshmellows from the hot chocolate table

Leo and Sabine stealing marshmellows from the hot chocolate table

Sam, Violette, ???, and Maya ready to go down the hill

Sam, Violette, ???, and Maya ready to go down the hill

Kendra and Isaac getting  a push from Kenny

Kendra and Isaac getting a push from Kenny

Finally, cake time! (times two)

Finally, cake time! (times two)

Happy birthday Violette and --

Happy birthday Violette and --

Sabine!

Sabine!

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