As I was taking a shower this morning, Miles burst into the bathroom and declared, "Daddy look! I've got red bath bubbles!" He was holding a packet in his hand that would, in fact, make his bath water red. "Cool!" I said. "Yeah, and red is my favorite color!" "...now hold on. I thought blue … Continue reading Year 4, Day 214
Today was the event that compelled us to make the trip to New Jersey this week -- the graduation celebration in honor of Jaclyn's cousins, who recently finished their degree programs. It was a time for revelry, conversation, and exceptional food. Or, in Miles's case, collecting all the corn cob holders necessary for a complete … Continue reading Year 4, Day 169
Miles discovers one of the side-effects of lollipop consumption: the color-changing tongue.
As we were driving down I-77 this evening, Miles pointed at a random building. "Look!" he said. "There's the coffee shop!" "Miles, that isn't a coffee shop!" I said. "He's only saying that because we went to Rhino Market to get coffee the other day," Jaclyn clarified. "And he had to get THREE lollipops -- … Continue reading Year 4, Day 112
Despite some initial apprehensions, Miles has become fascinated with lightsabers. He'll find random objects around the house (some "saber-like" and some...really not) and start swinging them around while making "KSSSH" noises. It's really pretty heartwarming.Even more heartwarming was an exchange between Miles and his mother that I was thankfully around to hear today."Miles has a … Continue reading Year 3, Day 60
Miles is a little too young to fully appreciate comics, but that hasn't stopped me from priming him! Excelsior!