What I’ve been up to… August

So Willow doesn’t normally react to the TV, but she was very taken with this show on Leopards.

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Weird looking moth:
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Doug and I have been doing a lot of yardwork since it’s actually been cool enough to work outside on the weekend. Our shrubs all died and we had a ton of weeds. So we made a lot of progress with fixing it up.

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More butterflies:
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Doug did a virtual race with Amber, Ron, and Janine – it was for Harry Potter’s birthday so they all dressed up. Doug is embracing his inner Hufflepuff and he used the time turner to get first place in the race. :-)

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More butterflies:
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I figured out the chords to my friend Kjetil’s song and my band is covering it, which has been kind of fun:
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A pic leftover from a few weeks ago when we were at the DC Botanical Gardens:
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For work, we had a teambuilding “meeting” on a boat. Don’t worry, we all took leave. And we didn’t spend much time on work. It was actually a lovely afternoon of good food, cruising around Annapolis on a little covered boat, and hanging out with nice co-workers.
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Old Town Annapolis:
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The Naval Academy:
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A little movie of the boats:

A model at Hubble at work:
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A monarch butterfly:
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My friend Kjetil’s 3rd CD came out in June and he sent me some copies! yay!
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And another front garden shot:
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The cupcake flavor of the month for August was Blue Raspberry lemonade. Yum!
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And lastly, we got a major thing off our to-do list. It’s only taken us 9 years, but we finally replaced the sink in our laundry room. The old one was awful, and this one is really nice and exactly what we wanted!
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