The first night, I blew his little mind.
Child’s Astronaut Writst Watch
I paid around $11 for it at one of our favorite haunts, the Lawrence Hall of Science. You can follow the link posted above and get the same wonderful watch for about $4. But I’m supporting my local economy and . . . → Read More: rocking hannukah
This post has nothing to do with motherhood, or my Grandmother’s passing. Except that since becoming a mother I’ve had less time and money to eat out fancy, and my Grandmother loved a good white-tablecloth restaurant, so tangentially, it fits.
I was just thinking today that I wanted to make this list, so here it . . . → Read More: oakland restaurants: my bucket list
We had a normal-to-rough-ish day. Threat level: Yellow/Bert.
It started out mostly sweet. Jonah had his morning beverage and I had mine. We squished into the glider chair together and read about dinosaurs.
Getting him out the door to preschool (well, summer care, but same difference really) was a bit . . . → Read More: marry me
My husband Scott does a lot of cool things.
Many years ago, he founded, and designed and redesigned the heck out of, this: Mego Museum
And then his toy-loving brain thought up this: Dida Displays
More recently, a Lost obsession crossed with the Mego obsession led to this: Island of Lost Megos
And now, he’s . . . → Read More: giving props to my peeps
For now, dinosaurs win.
From the previous postings, you’d think we were all CARS all the time around here. But no. In fact, the most popular characters in our imaginary play lately have been dinosaurs.
Jonah’s favorites are T-Rex and Triceratops, though we both agree Stegosaurus is pretty cool too. And since Nana and PopPop . . . → Read More: lightning mcqueen vs. the dinosaurs (with special thanks to the lawrence hall of science)
What I want for my birthday or sooner:
Amazon link: Nikon D7000 16.2MP DX-Format CMOS Digital SLR with 3.0-Inch LCD and 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 AF-S DX VR ED Nikkor Lens
What Jonah would like for my birthday, or sooner:
Company website for Dinosoles: http://www.dinosoles.com/3dcollection.php
. . . → Read More: wanting
My mishmash life:
Wallet stolen on Saturday. At a child’s birthday party. In a private room at a children’s museum.
Moral of that story: Never leave your purse unattended. Ever ever ever. If possible, also do not stand over purse you are about to unattend and rifle through it muttering out loud to yourself: “Do . . . → Read More: what (not) to do when your wallet is stolen + a cute picture
So, first we had no rail to prevent him from rolling out of bed. Then we had the Pilates bolster which sort of worked though it looked dicey at best and he was quite crowded in there, what with having also appropriated the body pillow that was originally on the floor next to the bed . . . → Read More: the third rail