Miles and I sat down this afternoon to build a Halloween cookie diorama (this year a haunted farm). Naturally, Miles started voraciously consuming the building supplies before we could begin. https://videopress.com/v/jCEfmoRN?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata
After dinner this evening, Miles had a request I couldn't say no to. "I want to eat ice cream with daddy!" he declared. I agreed to split a bowl with Miles. He watched closely as I scooped some ice cream into the bowl. As I placed a spoon in the bowl, Miles said, "No! I … Continue reading Year 4, Day 220
TWO forks and this kid STILL eats his spaghetti with his fingers...
"Cheers!" Miles said as he tapped his shrimp against mine. Just a normal dinner...with normal customs.
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
It is not yet what I would consider to be remotely close to Halloween, but when I run across the seasonal Reese's variety pack (of bats, ghosts, and pumpkins) I show no hesitation, regardless of the actual season. For Miles, of course.
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
Miles discovers one of the side-effects of lollipop consumption: the color-changing tongue.
We went out for lunch today, and Miles insisted that these would be the sitting arrangements: Yes, I was ordered to sit at a completely different table with my back to my family. But hey, I'll do whatever it takes for him to eat his lunch without a fuss.
Tasked with picking up a few things for an impromptu cookout last night, I ran across one additional product that I was immediately compelled to purchase. In addition to being -- and I think we can all agree on this -- completely excessive, you might also notice that these Oreos contain not just three different … Continue reading Year 4, Day 130