opa's vengeance is complete

Toronto, 2013.09.07

Opa and Oma presented the kids with some gifts last night. A small pull-toy dog that runs on wheels for Emma, and a recorder for Ken. The dog makes a small barking sound as it rolls, and Emma's taken to imitating this. So now we've got the atonal sing-song sounds of a recorder, and the barking sounds and Emma's accompanying "how-how-how" sounds to fill our days. This after Opa confessed to Mari that he used to take the "noise makers" out of the toys people gave us.

It's a noisy home, but nice.

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There are some things you can't learn from others. You have to pass through the fire.

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