In keeping with the spookiest season of the year, Miles brought this drawing home from school today: I have no idea what this monstrosity is, but I sure as hell hope it isn't "something he sees in his room at night."
Year 4, Day 200
We're never certain of the cause when Miles is jostled from his slumber at night. I've speculated that it might be a loud car on the road nearby. Sometimes it's my own opening of the garage door that does the trick. And it's reasonable to think that sometimes it's just a bad dream and an … Continue reading Year 4, Day 200
Year 3, Day 339
As we were riding to daycare this morning, Miles shared his expectations for Jaclyn's upcoming birthday weekend. "What should we do for mom's birthday?" I asked him. "Someone come to the door," he said. He said nothing further. "What do you mean?" I replied. "Hnnnh," he mumbled quizzically. Then he repeated himself. "Someone come to … Continue reading Year 3, Day 339
Year 3, Day 284
Jaclyn: "Who's your pet, Miles?" Miles: "A reindeer." Jaclyn: "What's his name?" Miles: "Rudolph." Jaclyn: "Where does he live?" Miles: "In the shadows." I think Miles is trying his best to add a little Halloween into every major holiday.
Year 3, Day 178
This evening, Miles suddenly vanished. Typically, his "hiding" involves lots of giggling and the occasional, "I'm over here!", but this time he didn't respond to calls from either of us and I honestly had no idea where he had gone. Eventually I poked my head into our bedroom closet, where I found this: