Miles looked through the glass door and saw his babysitter approaching just after we arrived home tonight. He immediately did this: And yet, the second she mentioned going outside to look for birds, Miles embraced her, turned back to me, and said, "Bye-bye!" with a dismissive wave. Talk about mixed signals.
I was at my primary job until 6:00 tonight, and with a trivia show beginning at 7:00, I wasn't planning on being able to go home or see Miles this evening. Fate*, however, had other plans, as I left some equipment at home and had to make a mad dash for it between gigs. The … Continue reading Year 2, Day 218
Miles was chipper on the drive home today, especially after we stopped to pick mom up on our way. Jaclyn and I both knew that his babysitter would be seeing him tonight, and as we approached the house, I asked him a few questions to prime him for an evening with Lisa. "Do you love … Continue reading Year 2, Day 204
From Miles's babysitter, the young child holds court with his most trusted subjects.
Jaclyn has been out of town for work since Tuesday, and while I've had the services of his usual babysitter, Lisa, the last two nights while I've hosted trivia, mornings (and late nights) have been the Brian & Miles Show. Largely, it's gone well. Tuesday night was a little bumpy (but I had a feeling … Continue reading Year 2, Day 94
Today we took Miles to his second baseball game ever, and fortunately we were seated under a canopy and none of us boiled alive in the sun. Miles's babysitter Lisa came too, for reasons that Jaclyn assures me were not ulterior.
The board was set earlier this month, all the moving pieces in place, in preparation of tonight, which brings with it the premiere of the first Avengers movie since the last one. Seriously though, for dad, this was a huge night. Given the rough nights we've experienced this week (and how challenging it was to … Continue reading Year 2, Day 59