The Ruark Kids

August 11, 2011
by John

Corn and tomatoes

We’ve been growing some of our own vegetables in a slight-raised bed this summer. While the zucchini died, the beans, lettuce, dill, basil, and tomatoes have been fantastic. Here is a picture of one of the tomatoes. You can’t quite … Continue reading

August 8, 2011
by John

Pesto Pasta

Much to Mama’s delight, Thalia really came into her own this weekend and discovered that she loves pesto. So much so that she didn’t even eat the red-sauce pasta on her plate–just several helpings of the green. This is good … Continue reading

October 14, 2010
by Liz
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Complicated commands

When forced to come up with something to do on her own while we’re making dinner, Thalia will often start emptying the corner kitchen cabinet of anything that she can easily lift. Most commonly her victims include enjoyably rattlable boxes … Continue reading