It's taken time for Miles to both 1) understand that a cat isn't a dog and 2) become comfortable around felines, but a weekend at his aunt and uncle's house has given him more time to familiarize himself with their cat, T-Poo. At this point, they seem to have formed an uneasy truce.
Tonight, after a trip to Raleigh that kept us all up a little later than usual, Miles decided to serenade us with a rendition of "Are You Sleeping?" NO, MILES. NO WE ARE NOT SLEEPING.
Today was the long-awaited, much ballyhooed wedding of Miles's Aunt Andrea and her now-husband Scott, and while this event was just as lavish and memorable as one might expect, the biggest takeaway for me was that it yielded the single greatest video of Miles ever. Behold. Miles also learned how to use a motion-sensing faucet … Continue reading Year 2, Day 125
Miles got to spend some time with his aunt and (soon to be official) uncle this evening. He may still be warming up to their dog, Pickles, but he has discovered an immediate interest in basketball!
Of all the gifts Miles received for his birthday, perhaps the largest was the ball pit he received from Aunt Andrea and Uncle Scott. This nightmare apparatus has remained safely housed in its box all week, but when I woke up this morning, I found that Jaclyn had already set about preparing it for use. … Continue reading Year 2, Day 12
You know what's worse than taking care of a sick baby? Taking care of a sick baby while you, yourself, are also sick. This is the situation Jaclyn and I have found ourselves in for the last week, and while Miles seems to be almost back to normal now, we've only gotten perpetually sicker. Even when … Continue reading Year 2, Day 8
Advance warning, and I do apologize for this -- this post gets moderately racist due to a particular anecdote from my childhood. When I was a kid, my dad threw the term "Jap bastard" around a lot. Not in reference to actual Japanese people, whom as near as I can tell my dad had no … Continue reading Year 2, Day 2