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answer: 7.5 hours

Sadie

Question: How long does it take to drive to Los Angeles from Oakland, when squiring a newly-minted 4-year-old child? Important related question: How long did it used to take? (Answer: 4.5 hours—pretend this was written upside-down because that would make…

still sick

And so it goes. Not exactly the most inspiring place to blog from. I share with you some of my favorite Jonah-isms of the last few days… +++ The other morning, I was asking Jonah if there are things he…

a perfect day

What happened from 7-ish to 9-30ish is a blur. I recall cooking breakfast. Scrambled backyard eggs in unsalted Irish butter (salted with pink salt) and leftover pork roast, a tiny piece cut into tiny pieces. Faux bacon. Toast. Jonah’s breakfast…

today we were fragile

I picked Jonah up from school today with two of his friends. We currently have 3 carseats strapped in the back, artifact of nanny share days, so I volunteered to be carpool mom. Of the two girls joining us, Jonah…

now that’s just spooky

Meta: I wasn’t going to look at today’s “prompt” because once I do, I have to answer it. I had an idea for today’s post, and then I looked anyway, because… I just had to look. And it’s about balancing…

jonah’s jokes

We’re trying out jokes with Jonah. With some success. Witness: Me: Knock Knock Jonah: Who’s there? Me: Banana J: Banana who? Knock Knock Who’s There? Banana Banana who? (Dear reader, you know this one, right?) Knock knock Who’s there? Banana…