Thursday, December 3, 2009

More of Siena's antics

Siena loves cleaning

Something she might have inherited from her gran

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Growing up is fun

Bas za baku i deku iz Narrabri-ja!

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Swirling in Narrabri

With Kangaroos outside her window, Siena swirling:)

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Monday, October 26, 2009

Almost ready to say some wise things

At almost 16 months, Siena is more fun then ever:) We are loving it! Some excerpts from her everyday life:)

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Our little musician

Siena playing some music! and dancing!

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Been awhile. Big girl

Siena is quite a big girl now. Almost 14 months and communicating so well. We are hvaing as good a time as ever!

Monday, June 1, 2009

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Jam session

Ordering food and jamming while waiting for it.

Friday, May 1, 2009

With Xixi

Siena loves her friend Xixi

Sunday, April 26, 2009


While one might think sugar was involved, in fact there was no sugar involved, just Siena at her best!

Saturday, April 11, 2009

A Spring Day

We had such a wonderful day today. After some Danish pancakes at the St. Paul farmer's market (some vendors have been braving the cold the whole winter not just now)...we headed to the Arboretum and went for a walk and lunch. I think we are going to have Shea's birthday picnic there as well this Wednesday (it was that great:)

Monday, April 6, 2009

Monday, March 30, 2009

And to think Einstein was a baby once, too

Letting Siena feed herself always sounds like a great idea...until clean-up time.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Avid Reader/Book Eater

Most of Siena's books get eaten in the first few the foam ones fare much better.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

My daugther-- the exiled Wookiee

Siena attacking the camera and making Wookiee sounds---we still think the Kashyyykians are coming for her. I did actually have to look that up (in my defense).

Monday, March 9, 2009

Love of a Sock Monkey

Siena and her favorite sock monkey (or so her mommy thinks since she made it). And sporting a picture of mommy's secret lover- Stephen T. Colbert.
I wonder if this would come up when people google sock monkeys and Stephen Colbert (I only ask because I know there are thousands of people out there googling exactly that:)

Saturday, February 28, 2009

Siena is 8 months today

Sometimes I decide to simply refuse to accept how fast it is all going...and then Siena says "dada" or stands up on her own...and I can't refuse. She has been 8 months of fun, a few tears, many laughs, and quite a few diapers. Last year at this time we were in Italy and that is where we felt her kick for the first time. To think that only a year ago she had no face and no name. I remember that then, when the kicks started, while I did feel some kind of closeness with was just a fleeting moment. And to think that now I have a hard time remembering that there was a time before her...that there was a time when she had no face, no name. If this is what happens in 8 months, what will happen in 8 years? I both can't wait and can't stand the time passing.
Happy 8 month B-day, kid.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Siena's First 6 months in 6 minutes

This is Siena from negative 10 weeks to about 6 a small and superbly cheesy package:)))))))))))

Friday, February 20, 2009

Siena on her first day home

Siena is almost 8 months now...and we spend most of our time (well mommy does) trying hard to focus on now and not on how fast 'now' is passing by. In that spirit, what follows are a few memories of Siena as a newborn and her first few months. But only a few, so we can do 'now' the best we can.