Friday, October 30, 2009


Stayed at the beautiful Asilomar Conference grounds for the Midwives Alliance of North America Conference. Matt met me there and watched G during the day while I soaked up all the great midwife-joo-joo around me.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

monterey aquarium

talking to a fish:

the "toddler zone," she cried bloody murder when we had to leave:

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

little chef

We have a stainless steel kitchen table with an open lower shelf for bowls and kitchen devices. Whenever I am cooking, Gigi likes to "cook" too, by banging around on on the lower level. It is the perfect height for her to concoct some imaginary culinary delights.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

celebrating 1 year

Playing "this little piggy" with great-grandma Rasmussen:

Inspecting her great-grandpa Rasmussen, who shares her same birthday:


Gigi sandwich:

Thomas grandparents and cousins:
Presents (her parents didn't get her anything, of course--but her grandparents and cousins really came through):