Miles received a Valentine's Day/Birthday combo parcel from Jaclyn's aunt today. Which gifts were for his birthday? We'll never know, because he tore into that thing like there was nothing but apple juice and fruit and veggie packs inside of it. He then attempted to hoard all his new stuff behind the couch. For a … Continue reading Year 4, Day 351
A couple days ago, I posted about Miles's ill-fated attempts to fashion his own tool belt out of found items. Today, he saw his patience (if not his ingenuity) rewarded, as he received a tool belt of his own in the mail (thanks to mommy for ordering it for him)! Sure, he's happy now, but … Continue reading Year 4, Day 322
Miles always loves receiving mail from Taylor Swift. Always a trail of paper stars left in his wake.
Me: "Miles, if you don't get out of that box, I'm going to seal it up and send it to Grammy and Papa." Miles: "Okay. Do it." Always trying to call my bluff...
Miles enjoys mailing letters almost as much as he loves receiving them. This one his headed to his BFF Audrey.
When I was a child, one of the first magazines I held a monthly subscription to was Ranger Rick*. Unsurprising, considering that wildlife remains my father's life's passion, second only to making socially inappropriate comments in mixed company**. Well my dad has wasted no time in getting Miles on the bandwagon, recently subscribing to Ranger … Continue reading Year 4, Day 189
Miles is now capable of: Inserting the key into the mailboxTurning the key in the mailboxOpening the mailboxRetrieving the mail from within the mailbox ...all by himself (aside from, you know, needing a lift).
This morning, Miles marched into the bathroom and said, "Daddy! I made you these letters!!" Not sure about the postage on these...
Miles received a Valentine's Day card from Grammy and Papa (and Uncle Ben) today, which was exciting enough for him, but then he opened the card to find something he hadn't really seen before. Yes, within the card was a crisp new five-spot. "What this?" Miles asked, holding the bill up. "That's money," I said. … Continue reading Year 3, Day 354
Tonight, Miles informed us that he wanted us to pack him in an extremely narrow box and ship him to Grammy's house. Hey, whatever it takes to see his grandparents in the time of COVID!