"a portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2013."

Stella: Looking GROWN. Huh?

A veritable first for our little family: we all got up at an unreasonably early hour to enjoy Jakarta's car-free day. The central thoroughfare is closed to traffic every Sunday Morning, and instead of being besieged by honking horns and bumper-to-bumper traffic, Jl. Sudirman is overflowing with strolling families, go-getter athlete, cool kids on fixies, and otters in sweaters. Obvs. Stella climbed up onto the fountain of Jakarta's iconic traffic circle to blow gigantic bubbles with a bubble wand about as tall as herself. 

But that bubble extravaganza was by no means the hightlight of her day. That, my friends, came when we took her to a mall and let her ride the elevator about 15 times in a row. Happy Sunday!!

Last week, I got felled by sweet little babes in knitted hats. Here's two. And one more here


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