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The Oop Carves a Pumkin

The Oop Carves a Pumkin

October 30th, 2005  · stk

Last year, Alex wasn't walking. This year, she's going to be motoring down the street like a smaller version of most kids. THIS will be Alex's very first time "Trick-or-Treating". I doubt we'll be out long, but our little angel (appropriately dressed as one), will no-doubt be excited by the adventure! When you're just two, EVERYTHING is so brand new.

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Last year, Alex wasn't walking. This year, she's going to be motoring down the street like a smaller version of most kids. THIS will be Alex's very first time "Trick-or-Treating". I doubt we'll be out long, but our little angel (appropriately dressed as one), will no-doubt be excited by the adventure! When you're just two, EVERYTHING is so brand new.

She was very eager to help 'carve' the pumpkin, though she did far more seed plucking and table smearing, than she did carving. (Sharp knives and tiny toddlers don't mix). Still, she was excited at first, then apprehensive about sticking her hand in the gooey pumpkin. She managed, with a little persuading ... then the inborn glee of making an absolute MESS took over and she didn't look back.

It's been years since Rachel or I have carved a pumpkin and we have to thank Alex, for opening our eyes to childhood wonder, for a second time! It was very fun, especially for the first-timer.

Happy Halloween!

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1.flag gracie Comment
11/07/05
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12/01/05
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12/01/05
To the spammer from Israel (AKA Smith):

Glad you like our site. You didn't include a link this time. I'm surprised. We're among the diminishing number of bloggers that still support the <a> tag in our comments. (I don't see why visitors should suffer because of spammers).

You've been added to "greenEggs".

FYI, I complained to your host provider (Barak I.T.C.) and let them know about your comment SPAM. If your accounts are suspended, you'll know it was, in part, because of my efforts.

If you continue to SPAM ... I have Barak's IP ranges and will simply ban them (it's a bit unfortunate - I'm sure that the range contains a number of legitimate IPs too).

Thanks for taking the time to comment.

Cheers,

-stk

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