Jeez. I've been derelict. I swear that it's not for lack of love for these little munchkins. It's more the desire to spend my time with them when I have it. And otherwise, spending it on illnesses, dead chickens, work stress and taxes.
I'll be back, someday. I swear I will.
In the meantime, allow me to document the current state of my children.
Nora, age 5, in Key West (looking older every day):Ellie, age 7 months, in her laundry basket (looking sillier every day):