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Tessa MacDuff Pupius
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"We hiked up a steep mountain and once at the top, some of us marveled at the views, while others were more interested in playing in the dirt."
Dear Lyra, Happy 18 month birthday! This month we took a weeklong summer vacation in Leavenworth Washington with Nana, Grandad, Auntie Katie, Uncle Matt,…
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Sun-kissed and spirited
Dear Lyra, ¶ Happy 15 month birthday! ¶ This month we celebrated my second Mother’s Day. What a difference a year make…
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You are adorable! Happy Birthday!😃
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“It’s only a matter of time before we find you halfway up the bookshelf.”
Dear Lyra, ¶ Happy 13 month birthday! ¶ Although I thought you might be an early walker, you have only recently starte…
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How has it already been a year? How has it only been a year?
Dear Lyra, ¶ Happy first birthday! ¶ How has it already been a year? How has it only been a year? I can hardly believe…
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Hopefully it will be the year of Good Night's Sleep !
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This month: Lyra's first visit to the ER.
Dear Lyra, ¶ Happy 10 month birthday! ¶ I’m writing this month’s letter a bit late. You see, we’ve been a bit busy; we…
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What a night! And the best smile, Lyra, after all that!
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Dear Lyra, ¶ Happy 9 month birthday! ¶ This past month you have achieved so much that I’m starting to feel like you wo…
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Pretty cute! I hope she is getting a bit easier. Desmond is seven weeks and we are not getting much sleep. I like to think that one day it will all be worth it. 
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"By the time we headed home you were soaked in sticky strawberry juice and dirt, and I was Googling 'what happens if my toddler eats too many strawberries'."
Dear Lyra, ¶ Happy 16 month birthday! ¶ Now that you are walking confidently and sleeping dependably our world has opened up a bit and we’ve been having …
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You're trying to poison me. Where are the strawberries?
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Sleeping through the night! Hallelujah! 
Dear Lyra, ¶ Happy 14 month birthday! ¶ This has felt like the biggest month yet. Not only did you take your first ste…
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Congratulations on finally getting some sleep!
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A build up of a toxic substance causes the flush and it's also linked to esophageal cancer.
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+1 being part white and not having the gene, per 23andme :-p
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Dear Lyra, ¶ Happy 11 month birthday! ¶ What started out as a very exciting month has finished relatively calmly. You …
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Beautiful.
The small hopping insect Issus coleoptratus uses toothed gears on its joints to precisely synchronize the kicks of its hind legs as it jumps forward
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Dear Lyra, ¶ Happy 8 month birthday! ¶ After a few relatively easy months, this month felt particularly challenging. Y…
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  • Google
    Software Engineer, 2004 - present
  • Vmware
    Member of Technical Staff (Intern), 2003
  • University Of Washington
    Research Assistant / Teaching Assistant (CSE), 2003 - 2004
  • Apex Learning
    QA Intern, 2001 - 2002
  • Issaquah Public Library
    Page, 1997 - 2000
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Seattle - Issaquah
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Runner, Eater, Programmer, Dog-Cuddler, Doodler
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  • University of Washington
  • Issaquah High School