Double Trouble

Last night was so much fun! After class and work at the lab, I headed to baby Jackson’s house to nanny. I had planned to do a Pilates workout when I got there because usually he just plays with his toys and laughs at me while I flail on the mat. Yesterday, though, no deal. Townes was whining and crying and he kept throwing himself onto me oh-so-dramatically. Eventually, I gave in.

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We walked around, sang some songs, played some games, and cuddled like crazy until it was time for dinner! Townes had an empanada from “The Empanada Joint” and it looked AMAZING. I need to get there stat!

During dinner Townes and I had a very long conversation about all kinds of things! He might not be able to say words, but boy does he have a LOT to say.

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When 5:45 rolled around, it was time to pick up Vuronica! Since I will be gone for 6 weeks over Christmas break I am squeezing in as much time with her as I can before I leave. We had dinner last night, are snowshoeing all day Saturday, will hang out next week, and then during finals week we will celebrate her birthday before I leave!

Her and Townes got along splendidly. She asked me for a book series for her birthday and my heart just about exploded. Yes reading!

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Vuronica had the Chicken Parm, I had lasagna, and Townes had a ball throwing things on the floor. Like, a lot of things. I gave our waiter a big ol’ tip. Eek!

When I got home it was time to relax a little! I started reading “Outline” by Rachel Cusk yesterday and I’m loving it. I poured myself some apple cider, cuddled up with Elsa, and read for a couple hours before bed. Heaven.

I hope your week is going splendidly! Almost Friday!

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