Saturday morning, I woke to the dulcet tones of Jaclyn's voice, barking in typical passive aggressive fashion, "Well I guess we aren't going to the beach today!" It was 10:30 in the morning. I promised her that we would instead go Sunday morning. Yes, I had my reunion (and what was very likely to be … Continue reading Day 140
Miles had the first of what is sure to be two long, exciting days today, as he saw my parents and brother for the second time and met some of his extended family as well (in addition to a few family friends and neighbors). Add in a visit from Jaclyn's side of the family and … Continue reading Day 139
Tonight, we drove back home to Myrtle Beach for the first time since Miles was born so I could go to my high school reunion my mother could see the baby again. This is a trip we've often made after work on a weekday, and I've always found making the drive at night to be … Continue reading Day 138
More often than not, Miles's bedtime is accompanied by various degrees of a stink. Not the diaper blowout kind, but the "WHY ARE YOU ABANDONING ME TO THE DARKNESS!" kind. Sometimes he gets fussy to protest simply going to bed; other times, he's just in need of a little more food. And then there are … Continue reading Day 137: The Teething Diaries II
Pictured: a boy who is definitely not wide awake and causing a ruckus in the middle of the night.
Trips to the movies are rarer for us now than they were four months ago (but still well above the national average!), but when a Marvel movie comes out, it's required viewing, even when that movie is the relatively low-stakes Ant-Man and the Wasp. And it's a great time. Slick, inventive action sequences, visually striking … Continue reading Day 135: A Sort-of Review of Ant-Man and the Wasp
I decided, pretty much on a whim, to pay a visit to Miles's daycare during my lunch break today. I didn't necessarily have time to, but I figured what the hell? I arrived to find Miles relaxing in a chair, lost deep in thought or, perhaps, studying the room and children around him, looking for … Continue reading Day 134