For my birthday this year, Jaclyn made sure she got me a bunch of plain white shirts. Exciting, right? Well thankfully there was a better present to be had soon after -- tickets to the Week 14 Falcons/Panthers game at BOA Stadium. She sent me a text with the tickets in it, and I expressed … Continue reading Year 4, Day 290
Miles and I play a rousing game of "Stay in that Room and Do Some Work, Daddy!"
With all the social distancing going on lately and Charlotte's impending implementation of a shelter-in-place policy for the next three weeks, I'm thanking the heavens that last Friday saw the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons for Nintendo Switch, a game that's all about getting outside and being social.Of course, if you were to ask … Continue reading Year 3, Day 28
There's a new game I play around the house, a bit too frequently if I'm being honest, called "Was it Miles or Jaclyn?" Typically played in the bathroom, the game involves being in an isolated part of the house and hearing a crash or thud or feeling a vibration in the floor, then speculating whether … Continue reading Year 2, Day 113
Today we took Miles to his second baseball game ever, and fortunately we were seated under a canopy and none of us boiled alive in the sun. Miles's babysitter Lisa came too, for reasons that Jaclyn assures me were not ulterior.
Miles has gotten pretty good at tossing a ball back and forth with me. Often, this activity proves captivating for him. Other times, well, he's either more interested in other things or doesn't feel like putting the effort in. Or both.
Most afternoons, Miles and I will get to a point about halfway through our drive home where we'll start playing this "call and response" game with each other. Typically, Miles will make a noise, then I'll make the noise back, then he'll make a different noise, and I'll echo that...you get the idea. Anyway, I … Continue reading Day 337
We found a new game to play with Miles! And it's...well, it's weird. But it DID lead to the first footage of him laughing!