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A fun spring break week with Grandma and Grandpa

As you probably read in our previous blog post, Grandma Cindy and Grandpa Don drove to DC from Ohio to spend Easter with us. If you missed our post about our Easter festivities, … 322 more words

Fun Outings

Change in the Neighborhood...Photo Op

My new camera is wonderful.   I love it…the way it feels, the reassuring heft, the quality of the photos.    The colors are glorious, landscapes good and clear, and focus…well, focus is not my strong suite.   331 more words

This And That

Taylor Elementary

The ARC Buck-A-Bag Fundraiser benefiting our neighborhood’s Taylor Elementary School is in the Spring. For every bag or box delivered to the ARC Donation Station (SW corner of Nevada/Vermijo), ARC givesTaylor $1. 18 more words

Annual Events

A Walkable Neighborhood

Blue spruce, apple trees and picket fences. You’ll find all these and more walking the sidewalks or paved trails around the area. People in Patty Jewett and the surrounding neighborhoods enjoy walking their dogs (or themselves) at all times of year. 28 more words

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Snow day!

Last Monday Noah’s kindergarten teacher told the class that you need to follow these steps to guarantee a snow day: 1) flush three ice cubes down the toilet, 2) put a spoon under your pillow, and 3) wear your pajamas inside out. 151 more words

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Rock climbing!

This past weekend we took Noah indoor rock climbing at the nearby SportRock Climbing Center in Alexandria. This was his first time at SportRock, and he did great! 180 more words

Fun Outings

Pocket Park

This small area with swings, a garden bench, a mosaic train sculpture and plantings is maintained by volunteers!  It’s located along the Shooks Run Trail… 53 more words

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