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Archive for April 12th, 2009

Citrus Celebration

One of the reasons I love my hometown is the Inland Orange Conservancy: an organization dedicated to saving the old local groves that grow fantastic oranges that aren’t pretty enough for SunKist to buy. When you become a member, you receive 10 pounds of oranges every week during the season, and if you don’t eat them,they’re donated to local food banks. Every spring they have an event in an old grove that lets you taste all these amazing citrus varieties and just revel in the orange-blossom-ness of our town. When we went yesterday, a reporter caught a good picture of my older son Liam trying what looks like a blood orange – and his picture made the story! Pretty cool!

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Happy Easter!

Well, the Easter Bunny has come & gone, leaving behind a spider web of string for the boys to follow to their baskets, as well as plenty of eggs outside to hunt. Now a peaceful day, full of chocolate and reading until Daddy gets home from playing his Easter gig. And later, a leg of lamb dinner! Here are some pix of our fun morning!

Liam very intent

Liam very intent

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Logan carefully winding up the string

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Will we ever find the basket?

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Stirling says "what the heck are they doing?"

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Logan gets the prize for finding the OLDEST egg - this one is from LAST YEAR! (No, we didn't open it...)

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This butterfly remained like this for the whole hunt - just warming up, or newly out of his cocoon?

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