Soon the lure of Iowa called us west and we traveled out to see Chiara, James, and Norah Claire. Norah has progressed from sitting up to cruising, having skipped the lowly art of crawling all together. She gets on her feet with a little help, then makes her way around the house, holding on to whatever will take her on her chosen path. This makes for an interesting change in the nature of her surroundings. For Norah, open spaces are a barrier and furniture is her road.