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Dear daughter, you are six.  I was actually with you at lunch today right when it happened.  I walked with you to the restroom, and when we were walking back I saw that you had actually turned 6 five minutes earlier.  I mentioned it to you (since you had been asking when exactly your age would change), and you happily skipped back to the table singing about being 6.  That is pretty much you these days.

So yeah, school.  You started kindergarten this year.  It has been quite the adjustment for me.  You and your brother are both so busy, and this is our first year where you two are going to school in different places.  With very different schedules.  My work has been very flexible, and I think I finally have it figured out.  You started off so well with school.  I must admit I was worried a bit.  You had been with your old friends for so long and aren't quite as outgoing as your brother.  Plus, you know, the actual change from daycare to actual school.  You did fine, though.  As the…

2016 reads

I guess if nothing else, I keep track of the kids' birthdays and what I read.  Perhaps I need to start blogging anew.
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for GirlsThe All-Girl Filling Station's Last ReunionThe Boys in the BoatAs Always I SmiledThe Ladies of Garrison GardensThe Friday Night Knitting ClubEveryone Worth KnowingBeen There, Done ThatHamilton: The RevolutionTop Secret Twenty-OneA Grown-up Kind of Pretty At least I read more this year.  I had been keeping a list of recommendations for the last several years but never found time what with raising two small children.  Vacations helped a little. I think all of the books were interesting in their own ways.  I've recommended #3 to others and even gifted it.  And #9 helped fuel an already unhealthy obsession.