A Half-Dozen Healys

The Adventures of Amy, Jason, Seth, Evan, Nora, and Maya

Blog Masthead: A Half-Dozen Healys

Blog Postings for 2019

Autumn, or Falling

Autumn brings many holidays, both religious and secular. Yom Kippur, Columbus Day, Sukkot, Simchat Torah, Halloween, Veteran’s Day. Approaching the Winter Solstice.

Autumn is my favorite season. Also known as fall. Are we falling? In a good way, I think. Falling into our yearly traditions: apples, pumpkins, harvest, shelter, remembrance, costumes. Falling into coziness and home.


Rosh Hashanah: Looking to the New Year to Deepen

Our little blog has been neglected for the past year. I love looking back on what we’ve written; I remember snapshots of family life as they happened…Seth learning to use his little slide…Evan falling asleep for the first time in his big boy bed…Nora and Maya being born healthy and strong.


Future Rock Stars

The boys just had their yearly recital at Suffield Music. This was Evan's first time, as he's been playing for just under a year. They both have Dan as their teacher, and he's really been great with trying to teach them about technique while also picking songs that the boys are interested in.


Documenting Our Years; One Second Everyday

The parenting wisdom passed down through generations tells us "the days are long but the years are short." One Second Everyday is an app that lets users illustrate this phenomenon in a very unique way. You take one second of video everday (or everday-ish), and the app strings together a montage for you of your year. Recently, they've allowed photographs as well.