Not a Box

New favorite book: Not a Box by Antoinette Portis.  Again, love the graphics and the story.  As does P.  She love so to say “Nooooo! Not box!”  I bought this book for P when she was about 4 months old.  Some books I keep on a higher shelf so I can keep them from becoming … Continue reading Not a Box


P with Jorgie over a year ago. My dad is visiting for 10 days.  Not sure if I’ve mentioned it before but he has cancer.  Lately he hasn’t been doing well and it’s amazing he’s here.  He doesn’t have much energy and he was worried he wouldn’t be a fun guest.   I told him … Continue reading Jorgie

My Monet

We’ve brought most of our activities indoors.  Fall has arrived.  Four months ago P painted for the very first time.  She wasn’t that interested at first.  Our last trip to LACMA stirred something in her.  It was that or the new Miffy book we’ve been reading.  Either way, she’s now very much into painting. I … Continue reading My Monet

At play

P is much more independent when playing now.  A neighbor came by last week and gave us a ton of toys his boys had out grown.  I love getting hand-me-downs from friends.  I especially love it when they come from a home with boys because P gets toys I’d never think of getting her.  I’m … Continue reading At play

I’ve had it!

Some women are like black widows, except instead of eating up men they eat up other women.  On an almost daily basis I encounter women being shitty to other women. It REALLY blows my mind when it’s a mother doing it to another mother. When someone is entering a bathroom with a stroller and another person … Continue reading I’ve had it!