There are four words that have become Miles's most frequent utterances. In fact, almost every interaction we have with him now is accompanied by one of these words...the cursed words that signal the coming storm of the "Terrible Twos"... "No." "Stop." "Move." "Mine." "No" is now Miles's initial reply to any question. We even turned … Continue reading Year 2, Day 308
Miles's first week in his real bed has gone very smoothly overall. Last night, though, he did wake up crying in the middle of the night. "Can you go check on him?" Jaclyn asked. "No," I answered as honestly as I could in the middle of the night, going back to sleep as Jaclyn got … Continue reading Year 2, Day 297
Last night, for the second time ever, I was forced to abscond into the night with Miles who, flagrantly refusing to sleep or cease his screaming, left me with little recourse but to drive him around until his ass fell asleep. Normally, we would've just let him eventually put himself back to sleep, trying our … Continue reading Year 2, Day 272
Jaclyn and I did not talk with Miles on the phone at any point today, and with good reason. Our call last night...well, didn't go great. As I walked in on Jaclyn's call from our bedroom at the cabin, I could hear Miles giggling on the other end of the phone. I interjected with a … Continue reading Year 2, Day 264
Well, somebody wasn't happy about going to bed tonight...
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
I have acquired two artifacts recently that I could not be more thrilled to have in my possession. The first, which I awarded for emerging victorious from a recent podcast competition, is a full-scale replica of Thanos' Infinity Gauntlet. Once used to snap half of all life forms in the universe out of existence, the … Continue reading Year 2, Day 199