After enduring a third COVID shot and a flu vaccination this afternoon, Miles was rewarded with a family dinner at a location of his choosing. And of course, with literally every possible option available to him, Miles chose "the place with the smiley face pancakes." "Look. Now he's lost his cheek." - a young Hannibal … Continue reading Year 5, Day 203
Day three of no AC in the house, combined with an out-of-town work trip for Jaclyn, meant only one thing -- Miles and I were going out for dinner. "What do you want to eat for dinner?" I asked Miles as we pulled away from daycare this evening. "PANCAKES!" Miles declared without hesitation. "I know … Continue reading Year 5, Day 108
Breakfast of champions. He truly is my son.
Yesterday, we left Charlotte for the first big family trip we've taken in two years, on a two-day drive that would take us first to Maryland then to Princeton, NJ. At the outset of our journey, almost certainly the last time we'll all be smiling in the car on this trip. After what felt like … Continue reading Year 4, Day 168
Jaclyn's big birthday request this year was Sunday brunch from Ruby Sunshine, a franchise out of New Orleans that opened at location here last year (but...you know...COVID has kept us away from). And despite it being Jaclyn's birthday, I think we all indulged a little for this meal. When I posited a few food options … Continue reading Year 3, Day 341