A couple of unrelated anecdotes that demonstrate Miles's growing propensity for goofiness: I Miles sneezed this evening. "Bless you!" I said to him. "Yeah! Bless you, me!" he said to himself. II A bit later, Jaclyn retrieved the mail from outside and came in thumbing through it. "Oh, we got an Amazon Catalog!" she said, … Continue reading Year 3, Day 233
Taking a week off of work for my first staycation in...ever...means that I get the rare privilege of taking Miles TO daycare AND picking him up! Which also means we'll ham it up in the backseat whenever we feel like it!
Miles's favorite spot in the house.
Some families chart the growth of children with notch marks on the wall. We just stand the kid next to the trash can.
Miles and I play a rousing game of "Stay in that Room and Do Some Work, Daddy!"
I received the following text from Jaclyn this evening: And to address your inevitable question, yes, he did make a "nomnomnom" sound as he did this.
Sometimes I walk into Miles's bedroom after he's spent some quiet time in there and I just have to wonder, "What is this kid even doing?"
When we got home from daycare tonight, I emptied my arms of bags, mail, and the like and paused to take my shoes off. Miles immediately snatched up a bank deposit slip that I had set down. "Bah-bye!" he declared before darting down the hallway and disappearing into my bedroom. "Miles!" I called after him. … Continue reading Year 3, Day 17
Our friend Becky and her son, Eamon, were back in town today, giving Miles a chance to reconnect with his young friend. The two last met on Easter, and it's really incredible to see how much they've both grown since then. What's equally unbelievable is Miles's penchant for being a complete goober. However, if there's … Continue reading Year 2, Day 215
Trying to help Miles learn to carry on a Martin family tradition (at least, a tradition long held my myself and Uncle Curtis).