Archive for February, 2009

Older son:  Once upon a time, in a world of butts, there was a boy who was made out of butts.  And everything in that world was made out of butts.  The houses were made out of butts.  The sun was made out of butts.  The snow was made out of butts.  (pause here for […]


So.  The boys are about to go meet their grandmother and auntie, who are visiting from far away and who they don’t get to see very often.  I thought it would be nice to make cards for them, so we did that little art project this morning. Unfortunately, older son is absolutely obsessed with the […]


Something funny has happened.  The toddler is enaging in the Shriek more than ever.  But he’s realized that people hate it, that it is not nice for others’ ears.  So he says “sah-wee” (sorry) afterwards, sometimes. Well, until the last few days.  Now he is saying sorry a LOT.  And sometimes he seems to shriek […]


It is very small but extremely powerful.  Look at it.  I know it looks like a Playmobil squirrel, but it is not.  Actually it is a Shinu Ahbis, which is extremely powerful and can defeat anything.  Yes, I know that is unusual, but you know what I heard?  Did you hear about the wolverine?  It […]


Mom, do I look like a teenager in this shirt? Um.  Yes, you do.  How did you know? Oh, it’s a big flappy shirt like teenagers wear.   (Actually, it’s a hooded sweatshirt, unzipped, with no t-shirt underneath, so I hope he doesn’t look like that when he’s a teenager.)