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Swim meet weekend

The El Niño winds from California are creating quite the confusion in MN. The snow is melting and the temperature is hovering close to 50 degrees F. (That would 10 degrees Celsius) This is unseasonably warm for Minnesota where the temperature is usually in single digits or even negative. Manon didn't miss a beat and…
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After a morning of schoolwork Manon decided to create her own lesson plan and was the teacher while I made lunch. Katherine and Madeline both agreed that they liked the new teacher much better due to her silliness and sense of humor. Once dark outside we were off to Oxbow Zoo in Byron MN to…
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The Gnomes are here!

It is December and one of the many traditions in the Gau house is the beloved Gnome House. Every year on November 30th the Gnome house is carefully unpacked and put out and the children go to sleep wondering what clever riddle will be left for them in the morning. The Gnomes traditionally bring books,…
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Frosty noses and butterfly wings

After seeing an ad for a European Christmas Market in St. Paul featuring vendors that would celebrate Minnesotan's German and Scandinavian heritage we packed up the children and headed north. The holiday market was small and with a wind chill factor well below zero we bought what we needed and quickly retreated to the warmth…
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