Monthly Archives: August 2007

goo! goo!

puppy Originally uploaded by pilatfamily This puppy dog is Nathan’s favorite thing at the library here. He bounces up and down on it, overbalances and pitches over the front, and then immediately hops back up to do it again. Our … Continue reading

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yum!

brownie Originally uploaded by pilatfamily You can tell this picture is from before the move from the paint cans on the counter behind him. He’s enjoying a snack of Zingerman’s brownies, special delivery from Grandma and Gramps, who are always … Continue reading

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whew!

dig Originally uploaded by pilatfamily Finally, we are moved out. House cleaned, patio swept, chalk drawings washed away. In this picture, Nathan is demonstrating digging with his big shovel on one of our last days in our house. I’ll miss … Continue reading

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Bye bye spider

Bye bye spider Originally uploaded by leighah1 Nathan and I released his very first pet (the spider I caught for him into the garage) this Sunday right before we left Shaw Court for good. The spider has been living in … Continue reading

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HOUSE

tractor shoes Originally uploaded by pilatfamily WE HAVE A HOUSE! It’s lovely, it has an Auntie wing (also known as live-in babysitting), and we cannot wait to move in. Not that we’re going to get to do that for another … Continue reading

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flower

flower Originally uploaded by pilatfamily This is the sign for “flower”. It’s usually accompanied by him squatting down and exaggeratedly sniffing at the flower as I explain how pretty they are. Today, he decided this was insufficient, and he pulled … Continue reading

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big! cow! big big cow!

scared Originally uploaded by pilatfamily I think the friendly little toy cows Nathan is familiar with didn’t quite prepare him for just how enormous a real cow is. He went in to take a closer look, quickly decided that was … Continue reading

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tractor!

tractor! Originally uploaded by pilatfamily There was also a Little Farmers area with lots of plastic fruit and farming-related activities, most of which Nathan ignored in favor of the big tractor. He’d alternate between turning the wheel and looking around … Continue reading

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pat the bunny

bunny! Originally uploaded by pilatfamily In spite of the heat, we had a great time. A highlight was the petting area, where Nathan got to hold a bunny on his lap. He was very, very gentle, and sat with the … Continue reading

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there be dragons!

dragons! Originally uploaded by pilatfamily Then, of course, there was the kiddie carnival. Once he saw the rides, it was immediately clear that we couldn’t leave without going on one of the rides. In this picture, we’d just ask him … Continue reading

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