With the weather getting warmer and in desperate need of a reason to get out of the house to any degree possible, we pulled out Miles's swimming pool again today. After I spent several minutes cleaning it out then filling it with water, Miles hopped in only to get out after about a minute and … Continue reading Year 3, Day 33
Miles got a little pool time in today at our friends' house, where he discovered a love of going down slides face-first... ...and made a new friend!
I hate to speak for Miles, but since he can't...well...speak, I've got to take it upon myself to say he had a big day. First, Jaclyn and I took him to one of his last baby swim lessons. Then, this evening, Miles got to experience his very first baseball game, an experience I felt certain … Continue reading Day 181
Miles had his first swim class today (and me, a man pushing forty who has still never formally learned how to swim). Jaclyn had a review (of the people, not the class itself): Going to Miles’ first swim lessons was like being on a sitcom. There are the 2 gay dads with an adopted daughter, … Continue reading Day 160
Saturday morning, I woke to the dulcet tones of Jaclyn's voice, barking in typical passive aggressive fashion, "Well I guess we aren't going to the beach today!" It was 10:30 in the morning. I promised her that we would instead go Sunday morning. Yes, I had my reunion (and what was very likely to be … Continue reading Day 140
The Fourth of July brings with it certain expectations. Hot dogs. Beer. Flags. Incendiary devices. And pools. Miles may be a bit young to partake (or recognize the significance) of most of these things, but I did decide to introduce him to one of them today. I'm talking, of course, about the hot dogs. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Day 129: Baby’s First Fourth