Lincoln Park Zoo

Dear wonderful people of Chicago who fund the Lincoln Park Zoo, You have our heartfelt gratitude for the daily de-cranking that your wonderful, and FREE, zoo afforded our crankasaurus1. Finlaggan was largely unimpressed by the bear, camels, giraffe, zebra, and other colourful, exotic animals. Not for him, these creatures that populate his books. No, Mr […]

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Beach baby

Come rain or shine, Fin loves the beach! It may be the sand, or the freedom to wander, or maybe it’s just that it’s so different from his daily routine of concrete and roads. Whatever the reason, we’re glad he’s always happy on the beach! Santa Monica Beach, CA Dockweiler Beach, CA Venice Beach, CA […]

Spring picnic

In keeping with our resolution no. 1, we had our third monthly party of 2012: a spring-time picnic. There’s a nice park on Pico and Virginia Ave in Santa Monica1 with two, yes two, playgrounds: one for toddlers and one for older, more agile/boisterous kids. And we like going on a Saturday morning when there’s […]