Yes, Miles actually decided to try eating my face last night. What can I say -- the kid is hyped for the new football season!
One of Miles's current favorite activities is underscored every time he issues an emphatic call to action: "We gotta solve a mystery!" I'm not sure which of the shows he watches resulted in this specific interest, but as a fan of the genre I'm delighted to know that Miles has developed an interest in the … Continue reading Year 3, Day 196
With the governor loosening some COVID restrictions this past week, playgrounds have finally reopened. Miles could not be happier about it, especially considering we were headed to a park in Black Mountain this morning. TAKE ME TO THE SLIDE! After a nice walk around the lake, Miles got to experience the joys (and initial trepidation) … Continue reading Year 3, Day 194
Since Miles liked running under the hose a few weeks back, we decided to get him a sprinkler to enjoy for the waning days of summer. What I did not expect was for him to go through something akin to the stages for grief as he engaged with it for the first time. https://videopress.com/v/ryWJUqtl?preloadContent=metadata
This evening, Miles suddenly vanished. Typically, his "hiding" involves lots of giggling and the occasional, "I'm over here!", but this time he didn't respond to calls from either of us and I honestly had no idea where he had gone. Eventually I poked my head into our bedroom closet, where I found this:
Miles's favorite spot in the house.
Last night, our neighbor delivered a cryptic warning as we stood around chatting: "You...uh...might find some golf balls in your backyard." Well I took Miles outside a little bit before dinner tonight, and find the golf balls he did. He then insisted on finding the "stick" used to hit them. And while he didn't have … Continue reading Year 3, Day 170
When I came home this evening, this was the sight that greeted me. "Miles, what are you doing?" "No daddy! I'm hiding!"
Three days in, and the box hasn't gone anywhere.
We received a shipment in a long, narrow box a couple days ago, and Miles has been extremely eager to open the package. I thought he just wanted to see what was inside, but I was a fool. Yes, what he really wanted to do was build his own porta-john. The box has taken several … Continue reading Year 3, Day 145