Monthly Archives: February 2012

Hard time(s).

Why did these babies get thrown into the hoosegow, you ask? The charges are numerous, the crimes heinous. There’s the shattered iPad, of course, for which Emme may never be forgiven; but Jack is far from blameless. Justin came into the room on Saturday and found him carefully poking at my Nikon D700 camera, which […]

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Stocking up for the winter.

Behold, the fruits of my labor. Also, a colossal use of expensive Ziploc baggies. Also, the occupation of just about every piece of Pyrex storage containers that we own. I spent yesterday evening making this, the easiest, most basic hamburger casserole you’ve ever made, and my now-old favorite, macaroni and cheese that I added ham to. […]

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I [heart] links.

This rocker is pretty cute. I would pay $100 for that. You know, if I had $100. (This reminds me: I had a dream we got a dog. A HUGE dog. This really wasn’t a dream — it was a nightmare. It was costing us $50/week to feed the dog — more than the babies cost. […]

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The hits keep on coming: Part two.

While Jack’s headbutts and tackles come from sorrow, anger, or mischievous joy, Emmeline’s violence is about testing her boundaries. Petulance and jealousy are part of it, such as when she thinks Jack is getting a little too much attention. And certainly the mean streak that appears when she doesn’t feel well plays a role. But […]

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Teefs!

I may have forgotten to mention that the little Miss finally has some teeth. Two on the bottom and she’s working on one or two on the top as well.

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