Miles may be getting a little too comfortable with crashing my trivia shows...
My phone rang when I was driving between jobs tonight, and while I expected to hear Jaclyn on the other end, I was met with, "DADDY!!!" "Hey, buddy!" I said. "DADDY!" he merrily shrieked again. "Yeah, it's me!" I said. "How are you doing, buddy?" My question went unacknowledged. "DADDY!" Then he hung up. A … Continue reading Year 4, Day 109
My staycation is over, and I had to get to work early this morning -- too early, in fact, to take Miles to daycare. I stopped by his room on the way out of the house to say goodbye and wish him well, although he was predictably crabby and didn't want to get out of … Continue reading Year 4, Day 108
I got a rare treat during my trivia show at Legion Brewing last night, as Jaclyn and Miles stopped in for a little bit. It's the first time Miles has been to a trivia show in well over a year, long enough that I don't think he could really even remember it, which could explain … Continue reading Year 4, Day 103
A year in, and working from home hasn't gotten any easier. All you can do is learn to accept it.
Following possible COVID exposure at daycare a couple weeks ago, we've all been once again stuck at home during the workday. While we've since tested negative, Miles doesn't return to daycare until Monday. It has, once again, made the work week difficult to endure. On top of this, my job has been extraordinarily taxing lately, … Continue reading Year 3, Day 365
Me: "Okay, buddy, I've got to get to work!" Miles: "Nono, I get to work!" Miles, at "his" desk.
Jaclyn had to leave for field work early this morning, which I was left to explain to Miles when it came time to wake him up. He was mercifully in a pretty chipper mood and seemed to take the news in stride as we went about our morning. Still, I couldn't help but notice his … Continue reading Year 3, Day 261
Miles and I play a rousing game of "Stay in that Room and Do Some Work, Daddy!"
There was cause for celebration in the house today, as Jaclyn received a promotion to Senior Scientist at work. Miles, meanwhile, was evidently promoted straight to "my boss."