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A day at Linvilla with Rachel, Dakota, Kayla, Patricia, and someone.
In spite of Hurricane Sandy, the premier of "All Hallows' Eve" was held tonight at the Rebel Rock Bar in Philadelphia. The entire
cast and crew was invited to attend the Mascarade Soirée. I decided to wear my mummy costume, but instead of a full head wrap,
I needed a version that would leave my eyes and mouth operable so I could drive myself to the party and eat when I got there. I
modeled my outfit after a web series character known as "Mummy Cop." Go ahead, look it up I hoped the AHE crew (all being
so young) would know who "Mummy Cop" was. See for yourself. Here's a photo of me and the real mummy cop.
Mona and Bill sittin' in a tree 10/20/12
Sean's Lacrosse Game at Shipley - 9/23/12
On the sideline, Sean's a head smaller than his teammates. But on the field, he plays LARGE.
In this shot, Sean's about to throw a crosscheck that knocked his opponent out of bounds and nearly into my lap.
Zelda at 95 - a flood of emotions - 9/22/12
Happy Birthday, Zelda ... many more
Nat's Soccer Game - 9/15/12
Owl of the Week - 9/02/12
Click here to see the action; a DIVING ASSIST in HD
Phillies Game - 8/25/12
Em, Jenn, and Ki - David's girls
Gymnastics at home with Bree - 7/13/12
Bree put on a gymnastics show for me - first by doing a split and then showing that she could do 10 chin ups.
Nathaniel on guitar - 7/13/12
Nat's Baseball Game - 6/18/12
Alan said, "Take me out to the ball game." So, Esther and I loaded up Alan and the
wheelchair and off we went to see Nathaniel playing in the championship game.
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Sheara and Erin's Wedding - 6/02/12
Sheara and Erin were married today at the Swedish Museum in Philly.
Afterward they celebrated with some bubbly.
Hayley's Confirmation - 6/01/12
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6/1/12 - Remi's NOCTI Certification
Mona announced that "Remi passed the NOCTI State Level Certification in Culinary! Yeah Remi! Soooooo proud!"
5/25/12 - 'Twas a busy day
The Gutter Gurus
A visit with Beth
As soon as the Gurus left, I drove to Bala Cynwyd to deliver my DVD to Dan Gottlieb's producer. And afterward stopped by for a
surprise visit to see Beth. We had brunch and, as always, pleasant conversation. Beth, at long last, is getting rid of some of her
collectibles. She asked if anyone might like this old school desk and chair combination, complete with inkwell. I suspect David and
Jenn may like to have it for Ki and Em. And then, before leaving, I took this photo of Beth's English garden.
Dinner and a movie with Kate
Michael and the KIPP Lacrosse Team - 5/22/12
Proud of our KIPP Lax team...a great game but we came up a little short. 9-8 to Roland Park.
Best game of the KIPP Lacrosse program. Next year we take it up another level!
Happy 85th Birthday, Aunt Shirley - 5/11/12
Kudos to Ashley - 5/5/12
Note from Mona: Ashley got into Bryn Mawr! Such a great child, "young adult"! Can't wait to visit the castle!!!!!!!
I am so proud! Is it nature or nurture! I think it is both! Plus a guardian Angel is a plus!
Both of your moms are soooooo proud! Love you!!!!!!!!!
Woodman, spare that tree by AlanK - 5/4/12
Alan agreed (reluctantly) to sell his old Mercedes and today was the day the truck came to pick it up.
But just as the ramp was set in place to load it on the truck, Alan fell. No, the car didn't run over him.
He slid on the greasy ramp of the tow truck that was about to tow away his '84 Mercedes. Broken fibula and posterior tibia.
Grandparents Day with Brianna - 5/4/12
Grandparents Day with Nathaniel - 5/4/12
Michael, lacrosse coach - 5/2/12
I was very impressed watching Michael coach his lacrosse team.
Passover's Over - 4/14/12
While everyone gathered round the table to wish Emerson and Bree a happy
birthday, Otis snapped this photo (and I snapped him snapping us).
Chad Schwartz finds rare trees - 4/11/12
Chad is Uncle Max's grandson
Chad Schwartz, a senior at Whitehall High School, discovered a patch of rare umbrella magnolia trees in the woods
behind the school and his backyard. (DENISE SANCHEZ, THE MORNING CALL / April 11, 2012)
And when it grows up, it will look like this.
Hayley's Confirmation Class
Bree ... "Look, Ma! No training wheels - 4/2/12
Aunt Shirley and Huey - 4/2/12
Sarah in "Red Velvet Cake Wars" - 3/24/12
Look who got a piano - 3/9/12
Trigger Finger be gone - 2/29/12
Zeyda's prepped for surgery
How's Your Weather Today - 2/25/12
Yale looking out the window in PA --- Esther looking out in FLORIDA
Emerson's 1st Video
Zeyda lights up our life
Ki and Em saying, "Hi, Zeyda! We like the Festivas lights you gave us."
Nat and Bree - cheek to cheek