The Ruark Kids

December 28, 2010
by John

Keep you forever

I was lying on my back on the floor yesterday, just pausing and resting for a moment while Mama and Thalia napped upstairs, when Siena, as she often does, came up to me, lifted up my head, and put one … Continue reading

December 19, 2010
by John

Skating Lessons

Siena finished up her first round of ice skating lessons today. She gets to advance from the “yellow dot” group (absolute beginners) to the “white dot” group (people who don’t fall down every minute and can walk on the ice). … Continue reading

December 3, 2010
by John

New things Thalia says

Thalia’s speech continues to improve, including discernible words like: Happy (one of our favorites) Puppy Baba (bottle, usually, even though it’s a sippy cup) Up Izzie Mo Nonna She also does useful things like letting us know (sometimes) when she … Continue reading

December 2, 2010
by John

Introducing … pooch

We ended up choosing to adopt the pooch, so we picked her up last weekend after Thanksgiving, and she’s at home in our kitchen terrorizing a rawhide bone right now. Here she is! We haven’t finalized a name just yet. … Continue reading