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spring has sprung

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Jasper,

You're still not walking and you're still not saying too many words. But maybe that's because your crawl is speedy and your body language is so expressive already. I'm getting used to "timeline chez Jasper". You achieve milestones about three months after people expect you to be there...and all the waiting is worth it. By then you've carefully considered your method and surprise us all with your expertise. So I'll wait. Happily.

In the meantime, you stroll with the walker toy all over the house, bumping into stuff and backing up and turning around. You say Mama and Dada and Bobba (Bottle) and Hi and Bye and Three. You shake your head No and nod Yes. Your gestures are easy to read and I'm so glad to understand a bit about your world.

You are a man of the outdoors. Wood chips, tulips, grass and water. You throw a football, crawl after it and throw it again. You're better at fetch than Odin! You chew on leaves and laugh at the sun and whin…

keep it simple.

TheLordsaid to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt:This month shall mark for you the beginning of months; it shall be the first month of the year for you.Tell the whole congregation of Israel to take a lamb for each family, a lamb for each household.If a household is too small for a whole lamb, it shall share with a neighbor; the lamb shall be divided so every person receives the same portion.Eat it with your loins girded, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat it hurriedly. It is the passover of theLord.For I will pass through the land of Egypt that night, and I will strike down every firstborn in the land of Egypt, both human beings and animals; on all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgments: I am theLord.The blood shall be a sign for you on the houses where you live: when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and no plague shall destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt. This shall be a day of remembrance for you. You shall celebrate it as …