Archive for September, 2009

Therapies old and new

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

I read with interest this week reports of a new study on the possible benefits of alcohol in reducing the risk of head trauma.  With a hairline that wouldn’t cover many of my old bumps and scars even if I didn’t shave it, I’m all in favor of creative therapies for the noggin. Someone got […]

Extreme discomfort, eager for the retrospect

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Friday I looked down to see Jai had discovered and was fiddling with the knobs on the gas stove.   Saturday while out for a walk he suddenly and gleefully aimed to veer his little body right out into the street.  Sunday he (big surprise) was the one who “happened upon” the forgotten scissors.  At a […]

Hey, wake up!

Friday, September 11th, 2009

It’s the weekend.  :-) (If you’re reading this on Facebook and would like to see the video, follow this link:   http://tinyurl.com/fridayjam.)

Best served preemptively … and wet

Friday, September 11th, 2009

I went to bed not quite sure how to feel about our oh-so-clever teenage neighbor friend commenting over dinner that watching us with Jai was the most effective form of birth control. Then I recalled how he hyperventilated some time back when he discovered the sopping diaper I left in his favorite pair of Nikes, […]

Gobsmacked

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Whilst playing test dummy this morning for a kid wrestling with the mechanics of kissing, I had a sudden insight into the evolution of the phrase “sucking face.”

Palm smack to the head?

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Anybody know the baby sign language gesture for “quit yanking on that oven door before it swings down and hammers you into the floor”?

Rise up

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Of a sudden the Boy decided last night to shrug off any supports and stand up all on his lonesome.  His parents proceeded to choose that very moment to irrigate their eyeballs a little.  Big people are so odd.

Yo baby yo

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Anybody there? After much neglect and a brief dalliance with Facebook, I’ve decided it’s time to come home to the blog.  I likely won’t write very much for a while.  But I figure I might as well enjoy myself putting a few last words in the mouth of the boyo, before the fast-approaching time when […]