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2013

Everyone is still unsettled. We still wind up sitting at Mums for hours just enjoying being together and so the baby doesn't get to bed until late and we don't spend as much time at home as we could be. I've tried, but I always get drawn back to Mums. If I ever won the lotto, I'm moving this house 5 houses down the street and into Mums backyard.

Took Hubba to the aquarium today. She hated every minute and there were only 10 of them because of it.

Here she is dressed up in her christmas costume making up her own modern dance moves to "Clarry's song".

I'm excited about this year. Not so much that all of what I intend to do will be done without you, but it's ok. We're going to be ok.

First on the list.
Potty training ... because changing diapers is gangsta and I gag everytime.

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