planning their night

January 30, 2015 by meg | 0 comments

operatic’s zelda and daddy date night tonight. they were having high level negotiations about where the evening would take them. somewhere along the way the debating broke into operatic singing. i think regardless of what they end up doing, it will be fun!

happy father’s day, daddy!

June 15, 2014 by meg | 0 comments

IMGP3684.jpgzelda loves her daddy. he’s her everything. today we’re celebrating by doing one of the things daddy loves most, bicycling. we’re participating in the de ronde van anchorage 100K and to let daddy relax a little on his day, mama will bike with zelda on her bike to lighten daddy’s load even if its just for a little while.IMGP4337.jpgIMGP4342.jpg

muffins and snow on sunday

November 11, 2013 by meg | 0 comments

this weekend we finally got some snow, actually we got a lot of snow, probably about 7 inches. zelda was very excited about it and couldn’t wait to get out so we took a short adventure into the woods yesterday afternoon, but not before her and papa made some delicious banana nut muffins.
zelda loved her her snow pants for this year, which is great since we are planning for her to spend a good amount of time in them now that it will be more enjoyable to get back out for our afternoon walks or skis.IMGP9744-1600.JPGIMGP9747-1600.JPGi forget how quiet the snow can make everything. it’s a nice change after the blustery fall we had. also, its so light out with all of the white even though the sun won’t be up until just before 9 a.m.IMGP9772-1600.JPGIMGP9782-1600.JPGIMGP9788-1600.JPG

October 7, 2012
by meg
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scenes from papa’s birthday

zelda reading papa’s card to him. papa’s gifts from zelda. sitting with papa for a birthday picture. papa’s handkerchiefs drying after zelda customized them.

September 17, 2012
by zzaletel
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papa’s musing on a year of parenthood

These questions and musings – random, but heartfelt. 1. where does the time go?  I’d swear we were just in Dallas, sweating it out in 105°F weather, enjoying our proximity to Central Market, and anxiously awaiting Zelda’s arrival. 2. how … Continue reading