Monthly Archives: July 2011

Another busy day

This morning Ryan and Sam went to Xander’s birthday party while Nathan, Jon, and I went to an open house at Nathan’s new kindergarten.  Before we left, Nathan insisted that we play Axe Cop for quite a while.  He even … Continue reading

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I picked up Nathan at preschool today to find him looking for “pants” for a Lego man.  I’ve never seen him actually play with a Lego man before. We spent a long time playing on the play structure with Ty, … Continue reading

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You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

Tonight we all went to see You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown at the Palo Alto Children’s Theater.  Everyone enjoyed it although I think going to camp and then going to a play was a bit much for Nathan.  By … Continue reading

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Sam has started doing a lot of sticking his tongue out and making “ppphhht” noises.  This is extremely cute, but we’re trying to discourage it because he spits a lot, and not infrequently in our faces. At some point in … Continue reading

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Bat-Girl and Bat-Toddler

At Comic-Con I got the boys silly little superhero capes at the DC Comics Online booth.  Tonight they both put them on and Nathan decided that they were Bat-Girl (Nathan) and Bat-Toddler (Sam).  Bat-Girl’s powers included super-speed and a cape … Continue reading

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Back home

I’m very tired from Comic Con, so I only have energy for a quick post.  Both boys were very charming and happy to see me.  They also seemed to enjoy the random swag that I brought home for them.

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The cutest astronaut

Just watched last shuttle launch with the boys. Nathan has taped his toy rocket to his water bottle, re-enacting blast off, and then jettisoning his fuel tank. He added a little song about “flying over earth” after he made it … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz

I am very tired because today Nathan and I went to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. We arrived right at 10:00 am, which is when the boardwalk opens.  The rides don’t open until 11:00, so first we went down to … Continue reading

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We had a great time in the driveway before dinner today.  Ryan and Sam got home before Nathan and Jon to discover Jonathan and the other kid who is always in the driveway (whose name I feel bad I can’t … Continue reading

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Day of Overstimulation

Our first stop of the day was a street fair in Menlo Park, where we met Sara and Isaac.  Sam was baffled and tired, so he didn’t stay very long and went home with Jon. Perhaps Sam was tired because … Continue reading

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