Uncle Paul ventured east for some very exciting times in wet and wintry Northern Virginia.DSC_0218

Paul slept in Della’s room and reported that Della talks and sings in her sleep. She does her signature Baa Baa/Twinkle Twinkle/ABC medley and also lists the names of everyone she knows: Duckie, A-roo, Elmo, Mama, Daddy, Baby, etc…

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Paul (literally) showered Della with gifts: a complicated water wheel, a swimming mermaid, and a squirty star fish, which della calls Twinkle Star.

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We (again!) visited the Natural History Museum, fixed dinners, and went on this walk:

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Paul offered to teach Della some discipline, but Della politely declined.

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George was also involved. See him attached to me here at Mt. Vernon estate? We were grateful for Paul’s assistance in attending to George’s needy needs. Paul said it was a wonderful adventure visiting our family, and he is grateful to have learned from this experience that he only wants to ever have one child. No offense intended nor taken.

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St. George, Precious Angel

St. George slept for 8.5 consecutive hours last night! I woke up at hour six and ate cereal, drank tea, read a book, and took a shower. Trying not to get my hopes up for tonight. J/K! Hopes are way up!

I would like to thank George’s craniosacral therapist, miracle worker and magic healer.


Cute/Not Sleepy

Here is George positioned next to Della’s medical supplies. Last night he was awake for all of the hours except 4 and 7. Another growth spurt, George? I’m not sure that’s necessary. We visited 11-pound, 2.5-month-old Beatrice at the Natural History Museum yesterday, confirming George’s 15-pound hugeness. Della asked to wear one of George’s diapers the other day and she fit into it nicely.