Another birthday is looming for me, threatening (as it does) to ratchet the years up one more notch and bring me that much closer to an assisted living facility. Frankly, I can't wait. It is simply too noisy in this house -- all the time -- and if a retirement home is what it'll take … Continue reading Year 5, Day 268
Miles got an invitation to his buddy Isaac's birthday party today, and while he was extremely eager (and patient) when it came time to pledge fealty and honor Isaac with a gift... But Miles was really here for one reason: BOUNCE HOUSE. Pictured here with Isaac's brother Zachary, whose first birthday a couple years back … Continue reading Year 5, Day 78
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...
This panel from this week's Detective Comics #1027 is pretty much Miles in a nutshell, every day.
Advance warning, and I do apologize for this -- this post gets moderately racist due to a particular anecdote from my childhood. When I was a kid, my dad threw the term "Jap bastard" around a lot. Not in reference to actual Japanese people, whom as near as I can tell my dad had no … Continue reading Year 2, Day 2
Miles received an early birthday present today courtesy of Uncle Matt and Aunt Sandra. He may not know what a "Sweden" is yet, but he's definitely got friends there!