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2012 Christmas Card

Merry Christmas to everyone! It’s certainly been a long time since I’ve posted here, but I thought I’d share an advance preview of this year’s Christmas Card! I get a $10 off code from Shutterfly anyway — so why not? … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas To All, 2009

Merry Christmas! Once again, it’s been an eventful year for our household…especially since it started off with two of the very best gifts ever. Geitra, Neil, and Amelia were thrilled to welcome our twin boys Gabriel and Adrian to the … Continue reading

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Welcoming the Boys – A Video Slideshow

We’ve been remiss in posting pictures of the twins and their big sister to the blog lately, but hopefully this slideshow will make up for that a little bit. We hope you enjoy seeing how much the boys have grown … Continue reading

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A Twin Update

Well, the twins are about two-and-a-half weeks old now, and we might be starting to settle into a rhythm. The first week was pretty challenging, because Gabriel started having some problems keeping his food down after a feeding due to … Continue reading

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Please Welcome The Twins

We’re proud to announce the birth of our twin boys, Gabriel Edward and Adrian Robert Mickelson. They were born shortly after midnight on Thursday, January 22, 2009 at INOVA Fairfax Hospital in Fairfax, Virginia. While they were born about four … Continue reading

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Holiday Letter 2008

Dear Family and Friends— Merry Christmas once again! Yes, we realize that it’s only ten months since we published our last Christmas letter (OK “Valentine’s day letter” was more like it), but after last year’s debacle we resolved to do … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chuckin’!!

We (Neil, Geitra, Amelia, and Nana) had a wonderful time at Great Country Farms in Bluemont, Virginia, today with Amber and Nathan. They have a cool “Pumpkin Chuckin’” event that features all kinds of ways to destroy leftover jack-o-lanterns! They … Continue reading

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Halloween 2008

We had a great time with Amelia this Halloween — she got a few fun holiday outfits from Farmor (aka “Grandma Judy”), and had a great ladybug costume that she used to win “best all-around” in the little kids costume … Continue reading

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More Pictures of the Boys

We had another brief ultrasound appointment last week to get some new pictures of Baby B’s heart—he was bashful last visit, and the technician really couldn’t get nice shots to ensure everything is OK. So with a little time and … Continue reading

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It’s a Boy — And So Is the Other One!

Yep, that’s right — we’re now expecting twin BOYS, not just twins of the “unspecified” variety. We got some really nice, clear pictures during our ultrasound appointment on Thursday, and both boys felt like showing off a little bit. Luckily, … Continue reading

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