Monthly Archives: July 2012

olympic cycling

You and I were watching Olympic cycling this afternoon, bugga, and you said to me: “Oh man, I wish I could ride my bike there. Could I ride my bike with training wheels?” My not-absolutely-certain reply: “Probably not in the … Continue reading

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pediatrician visit

Growth chart updates: Oliver, 5 years old 42.9″ tall, 36.3 lbs Darwin, 18 months old 32.25″ tall, 21.1lbs

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wondering whispers

Tucking you into bed, you asked: “Mom, when somebody whispers, does someone always hear it?” You had whispered in the dark, in your room by yourself and wondered where it went. Such sweetness. Such depth.

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the traverse

I’m not sure it had registered that there was a silent peace in the house. i do know I was cooking dinner in the kitchen when your big brother runs in and announces: “Darwin is trying to climb on the … Continue reading

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power tool sniffer

Behold the power drill sniff test, because you can’t be sure until you’ve sniffed it. Right, Dar? Thanks for catching this moment, Aunt Jates.

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