Miss Maelle goes to Washington

Earlier this month, we had ourselves an impromptu ‘spring break,’ and boy are we glad to have gotten out on a quick trip (and home again) before all the quarantining started!  Maelle and I had tentatively planned to join Andrew on a work trip to London in early May, but that’s obviously not happening…  We aren’t sure when our next opportunity to travel will be, and we feel the absence of trip-planning acutely; this will be the first time in four or five years that we aren’t planning a trip to Europe right about now. Continue reading “Miss Maelle goes to Washington”

half a year with Maelle

It’s cliché, but true…time really does fly when you’re having fun.  Our Maelle Rose is already six months old (almost seven!), and I know her first birthday will be here before we know it.  She’s changed our lives irrevocably, and even though there are hard days, we are so thankful for every minute we get to spend with her. Continue reading “half a year with Maelle”

Maelle’s first dinner date

While we’ve taken Maelle out to eat with us multiple times, we haven’t really taken her to a restaurant for dinner now that she’s eating real food.  We definitely didn’t set ourselves up for success and it was somewhat on the fly, but it went rather well. Continue reading “Maelle’s first dinner date”