As you know, I’ve been using a monthly series each month during this year so far. It’s helped encourage frequent writing. It has been so good but I also find that I still want to write about what pops up in my brain, which meant multiple posts on some days or skipping other days because […]
You may have noticed that I changed the name of my blog. Instead of being “Standing at the Microphone…” which is what’s it’s been since it’s inception in 2005, it will now be known as “The Brown Tribe“. We will be transitioning the domain for which this blog will be published on. We now own […]
The internet and blogosphere is abuzz with the news that Phil Robertson has been indefinitely suspended from Duck Dynasty for recent remarks he made while interviewing with GQ. Opinions on both sides of the controversy are being flung all over the world as people rally in support of Phil Robertson and others defend the equality of […]
Claire is such a joy and I just absolutely love watching and hearing her play. I love that she enjoys the outdoors so much, even when it’s not such a wonderful day for weather. Here are a few photos of her playing outside in snow or extreme cold (think less than 10°F). Some of these […]
For our 4th anniversary, we ended up going to Ahmad’s Persian Cuisine for dinner. It was fabulous!!!!! I honestly was hesitant about trying it, I love ethnic food but wanted something a bit more romantic and because I’m pretty sensitive to spicy food, I’m usually a skeptic when it comes to ethnic food I don’t know much about. I […]
We love our sweet, sweet boy who laughs from his gut and loves to watch his sister! He is 25.5 inches long (65th %) and 15 lbs 6 ozs (47th %) loves talking to the pictures on his wall & the animals on his play mat still hasn’t quite grabbed his feet but he looks […]
Claire is growing so fast, we are blessed with her every day. weighs 27 lbs, 7 oz (61st percentile) is 38.5 inches long!! (100th percentile) – the median height for a 3.5 year old! can count 1-20, but usually skips 14 & 16 knows all of the colors, including transitionary ones knows all the ABCs and all of […]
Iain is now 3 months old and I feel like I missed it all. I already don’t remember what he was like when we brought him home from the hospital. Here’s how he’s doing: is 15 lbs, and 24.5 inches long, measuring right at average in height & weight wearing 3-6 month old clothes. goes […]
During a visit from the Wedels after Iain’s birth, Claire & Eowyn got to have a little fun bouncing on the blow-up air mattress. They’re pretty cute.
Here’s a couple photos I snagged while Paul was holding Iain one Sunday afternoon. Precious!