Dwyer, Siew

november birthdays 2031 – dwyer twins

The twins’ fifteenth birthday arrives, and Miriam feels overwhelmed to help them celebrate it in a large way with a three month old at home.

Shira insists she doesn’t mind, spending the evening with Noam and family is exactly where she wants to be.

As the day progresses, Asher isn’t feeling good with the changes. He isn’t asking for the moon, but a nice dinner would have been appreciated. He starts a fire because his step Dad, Quint asked him too, and he feels disgruntled Quint couldn’t do it himself.

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Carver, Gonzales

moving house

september 2031
previous update
(Gonzales Household Profile)
Cesar Gonzales (40 years), Marisol (13 years), Manny (13 years)

Cesar called a family meeting, asking Ella to come home for the weekend from university; it was to announce a new move for the family.

The twins had grown up in the apartment, it was their first home after their Mom died, and they didn’t really recall Annie at all. So it was really the only home they’d known.

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Births

july birthdays 2031

Meme and Daniel Blackshire’s daughter, Stevie celebrates her first birthday. Everyone exclaims she looks just like her Dad when he was little. Little Stevie absolutely adores their big dogs, especially Sif, who she’s always snuggling with when she gets the chance.

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Dwyer, Siew

finding a new way

november 2030
previous update
Miriam (47 years), Quint (40 years), Shira (14 years), Asher (14 years), Elodie (14 years), Wyatt (11 years), Tyson (9 years)

Shira and Wyatt have the most difficult time adjusting to the new house and step-family. As much as Shira enjoyed her new sister, Elodie, sometimes she wanted peace and quiet. Asher never grated her nerves the way Elodie could without doing anything in particular; she wasn’t sure if it was a twin thing or an Elodie thing.

She talked during movies too, they both loved reading and movies, and Elodie talked through them entirely. How could one enjoy a film if you prattled on the entire time?

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Siew, Wedding

til death do us part

september 2030
previous update

Elodie’s nerves were fraying as they arrived at Waverly Gardens. She was apprehensive about the union, and feeling melancholy for her Mom who was sitting at home alone; she didn’t even have Gulliver their dog since he passed.

Quint complimented Elodie as she walked over. He knew this day was a struggle for everyone, including himself. There was an underlying pathos amongst them all even as they tried to be happy for the moment.

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Births

july birthdays 2030

Miriam’s birthday sneaks up on her, forty-seven years old. It baffles her, time has gone quickly, but strangely slow in the same breath. They’d talked about having a baby, but with this birthday, it seems foolish. She really is getting too old to start over.

She tries to escape her own head by taking the girls dress shopping. They’ve decided on a quiet ceremony at the park, afterall second marriages don’t usually warrant the same fanfare.

Shira is amped up, dresses excite her, but it isn’t the same story for Scarlett or Elodie.

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Births, Siew

april birthdays 2030 – Siew & Dwyer weekend trip

april 2030

At Scarlett’s suggestion, Quint and Miriam bring their children up to the Cascade Mountains. Quint is celebrating his 40th birthday and Scarlett her 20th. While the adults had been excited about the trip, the children weren’t as enthused.

Before heading to their hotel suite, Shira needed a pep talk. The mere notion of sharing a hotel room with strangers was very uncomfortable.

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