With Hurricane Ian out of our lives and everyone in the house healthy again, the desire to get out of the house and have a nice dinner was high for at least two of us. Miles, thankfully, was at least tolerant of our outing to Full Moon Oyster Bar in Concord, where Jaclyn and I … Continue reading Year 5, Day 218
When on a road trip, however short or long it might be, Miles always likes to be prepared. Which, in his case, means bringing a banana half as big as he is. "Daddy look at me! I'm a gorilla!" - Miles
In the interest of having something for breakfast this morning, I snagged a banana on my way to the door. This was, as you might expect, a big mistake, since Miles never wants anything more than something YOU have that HE does not. Within seconds, Miles was reduced to a limp mass of toddler on … Continue reading Year 4, Day 111
After he finished his banana last night, Miles's babysitter correctly observed that the banana was "all gone." Miles quickly stood, stepped to the kitchen, and offered a counter-argument.
I remember a time, as a small child in elementary school, when my dad dropped me off in his Toyota station wagon (a car he would end up holding onto long enough that it eventually earned the nickname "The Sludgemobile," but that's another story). We pulled up to the school, and my nose was running … Continue reading Year 2, Day 336
As regular readers know, we've been trying out a variety of foods with Miles over the past week or so. He's taken to some of these nicely, while others have required a little warming up to. Miles is definitely a fan of sweet potatoes, while avocado will likely require some "jazzing up" before he'll revisit … Continue reading Day 186: Daddy’s First “Not My Son” Moment!