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Finn: “I don’t think one decision makes your life, unless you accidentally invent some kind of zombie virus or something.”
Okay, instead of spicy I mean huge and instead of meatball I mean tomato. But who’d click through to “Now that’s a huge tomato?” Aside from tomato-fetishists, I mean.
So Finn is one year old today. Congrats, buddy. We had a party with Jenny’s parents, her uncle and Grandma from Washington state (Finn’s Great Grandma), and four of the nieghbor kids. Great fun and cake was had by all.
Jenny went to her parents’ house this weekend, so I was home with the kids (Avery, a 3.5yo girl and Finn, a 11mo boy) for 3 days. I was able to borrow a car for one of those days. Activities: Friday (car): zoo, picnic lunch; ice cream shop, park (1) Saturday: downtown via el, family [… Read More]
Our babysitter found a job (she was an out-of-work social worker making some small time cash doing babysitting work), which is awesome for her, but left us in kind of a bind. By us, I mean me, since I’m working at home now and Finn has started to crawl. Thus, I’m catching snatches of work [… Read More]
Avery says “my” instead of “I” or “I’m.” This puzzling linguistic development became clear once I figured out its boundaries. Here’s how I figure it emerged: 1) We would say something about a posessive: “Have you found your shoes?” 2) She would say “Avery found your shoes.” 3) We would correct her, “You mean to [… Read More]
He arrived at 5:44pm today, Friday 1 August. He’s studly and healthy (7lbs 12oz, 21.5 inches), and Jenny’s doing great too. Wow, I’m double the parent I was this morning. See also: Avery Brynn Riley Note: I blog a couple days ahead of myself much of the time, so don’t be surprised when I follow [… Read More]