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Today was the day for the girl to get a haircut. She’s still not sure about the new look, but she loved sitting in the little toy fire truck.

Today was the day for the girl to get a haircut. She’s still not sure about the new look, but she loved sitting in the little toy fire truck.

Meant to post this earlier: My Christmas present from my son. He picked out new ones that he thought I’d like, some of his favorites, and wrapped them all up in a sheet of white paper.

Meant to post this earlier: My Christmas present from my son. He picked out new ones that he thought I’d like, some of his favorites, and wrapped them all up in a sheet of white paper.

My son’s making crystals and they aren’t growing at all like we expected. This little tree bloomed off a tiny crystal shard today. It was a tiny point sticking out of the water last night.

My son’s making crystals and they aren’t growing at all like we expected. This little tree bloomed off a tiny crystal shard today. It was a tiny point sticking out of the water last night.

Nora, 4: Dad, look at those rotten bananas! (points in trash, laughing at the chilled slightly overripe fruit)
Me: You know, Nora, the refrigerator is purgatory for a banana.
Nora: Yeah Dad, I knowwww.

  • Joe, 8: What'cha what'cha what'cha want, what'cha want. What'cha what'cha what'cha want, what'cha want. (for several minutes, with parts of verses thrown in)
  • Nora, 4: I don't KNOW what I want! I just don't KNOW.

at the grocery store

  • Me: Joe, they've been playing music that was popular when I was in high school since we got here.
  • Joe: They have? You know these songs?
  • Me: Yeah, this one is the J. Geils Band.
  • Joe: Well, you know, Dad, Trader Joe's is kind of an old-timey store.
This little piggy went to candler market, this one ate roast beast. This one baked a cake. This one bought balloons. And this one stayed home to get presents.

Nora, turning 4 today, and her new version of the story on her toes.

tales of the spiky eye

My son has a new tumblr for his t-shirt designs. I helped of course, a lot. But it’s his own page and he’s really proud of it. He told me the stories behind each image and I typed them in for him.

Check it out! He’s not allowed to follow any tumblrs, because I think he’s too little, but you can follow him, or subscribe. His posting will be very light.

Tales of the Spiky Eye

So I helped my son set up a website yesterday.

He’s in 2nd grade, and when he was in kindergarten he decided he wanted to design t-shirts and started drawing on his white ones. I helped him scan, sharpen, and upload to a zazzle shop. The spiky eye was his first one, and this weekend we put up the stories behind some of his designs.

I typed his stories and helped pick the theme. Now he wants to print more QR symbols and pin them up all over the neighborhood.

She figured it out

  • Nora, 3: Where are you going?
  • Joe, 7: Um, somewhere.
  • Nora: Well who is gonna stay with me?
  • Joe: Mommy and Daddy.
  • Nora: Aww.
  • Joe: Well I'm going somewhere but I don't think I want to tell you.
  • Nora: Well...I think you're going to China.