Yesterday, Sam, Grand-mère, and I went into the city to have lunch with AC. We rode BART as usual, starting out on the Fremont line and then changing at MacArthur to a train heading into the city. We got off at the Embarcadero stop and before we exited, I wanted to see what time it […]
Archive for November, 2007
This is how Mommy sets the table for dinner: This is how Sammy sets the table for dinner: This is typical conversation over the dinner table:
Sam is really big into making connections between her life and the books we read, as well as between books. It’s really exciting. For example, this morning, Grand-mère was reading Choo Choo (by Virginia Lee Burton) to Sam, and when they got to the part where the train escapes, Sam exclaimed: “Just like Camus does!” […]
Sam: “The wheels on the bus go up and down, up and down, up and down…” Mom: [mock indignation] “Up and down?! No they don’t. They go round and round.” Sam: [hysterical laughter]. ***** Sam: “Twinkle, twinkle, little star. How I wonder what you are. Up above the world so high. Like a diamond in […]
It’s an amazing thing when your two-year old tells you, completely unprompted, that she loves you. Last Sunday, outside during a picnic lunch… Sam: “I love you, Daddy!” Dad and Mom: “Aw!” Dad: “I love you, Sammy.” Sam: “I love you, Mommy!” Mom tears up. Sam: “And somebody else.” Mom and Dad: “Who?!” Sam grins. […]
I’m a sucker for the retrospective photo series: Halloween 2005 Halloween 2006 Halloween 2007 This year was Sam’s first time participating in the ritualized banditry known as “trick-or-treat.” She also got to have her first taste of candy. Here she is, pondering her plunder. AC tells me that cherry won out over grape.