Today is Jaclyn's birthday, a fact Miles was made aware of as we were leaving the house this morning. "Can you tell mommy, 'Happy birthday'?" I asked. He then proceeded to sing the entire "Happy Birthday" song to her. Not a bad way for mommy to start her birthday! The only thing Jaclyn wanted for … Continue reading Year 2, Day 339
I hosted a trivia show tonight, while Jaclyn and Miles went out for food with Jaclyn's aunt on her last night in Charlotte. Their plan had been to go to Pinky's one of our favorite local spots (and one of Guy Fieri's as well). And while they did eat at Pinky's, Miles was evidently less … Continue reading Year 2, Day 333
Miles really loves pointing out facial features on himself and others ("Eyes!" "Nose!" etc). Sadly, it appears he's still learning how each of these uniquely function, as he tried eating pasta with his eyes and forehead last night.
Today, as has been the case most afternoons over the last week, Miles came home and requested not Elmo, not Clifford, but Star Wars to play while he eats his dinner. He's now seen the first 30 or so minutes of the original movie four or five times. After dinner tonight, Miles darted into our … Continue reading Year 2, Day 266
The scene as I left for trivia tonight. Sorry to be missing out on family dinner!
Dinnertime at the Martin's house, in a GIF. Guess who I am in this metaphor?
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