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    Hi! I'm Traci. I'm a nursing student and CNA who loves quilting, knitting, cross stitch, and the great outdoors. In my pre-scrubs life, I owned Real Photography, and you can still see my old wedding and portrait photography site here .

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Ellie is sitting at the kitchen table ‘playing’ with Will’s legos. She’s taking the larger pieces and flying them through the air singing “zoooom! zooom!” This follows a morning of toddling around singing the Darth Vador theme song (dum dum dum, dum dum dum, dum dum dum). Just more evidence that Ellie has been raised […]

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me: I can’t get over Ellie. She loves to play rough, her favorite toys are the swords and Will’s guns. She walks all over the house with them saying “Hiyah!” And remember when Will got those creepy eyes and teeth for Halloween and she put them on HERSELF and walked into the room with her […]

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Ellie is excessively fond of putting on underwear over her clothes.  It makes her look like a superhero.

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I was singing that Ella Fitzgerald song “Always” to Will (I’ll be lovin’ you/always/not for just an hour/not for just a day/not for just a year/but always) and Will accidentally sang it back to me “I’ll be loving you for just an hour” and I laughed so hard that he wouldn’t stop putting a cap […]

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me: Guess what, buddy? It’s a Snow Day! You don’t have to go to school! Will: You mean it’s a Too Snowy Day? me: I guess that is the more accurate term when you grow up in Colorado.

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