Chatty Cathy

Another new development of P’s, since the Florida trip, is that she’s become much more extroverted.  During the trip P met many new people.  I had a few lunch and dinners with my friends and friends of my father’s.  I always brought P along.  Many of our family friends had children so P met them … Continue reading Chatty Cathy

LA Metro

As of last week P started her music classes at The Colburn School in downtown LA.  The class is at 10:30am, prime rush hour traffic. As I sat at a light last week the bus zoomed by and I thought hummm that just might be faster.It wasn’t.  However, P and I loved the adventure of … Continue reading LA Metro


The recent Florida trip was a hard one.  But, I must say P didn’t just survive the trip, she actually thrived. A few changes have happened. A big one is the introduction of “wubbies”.   P has never had a toy she clings to.  She’ll tell me she wants to take one of her monkeys or … Continue reading Wubbies


Today we made a catepillar out of toilet paper rolls, craft paper and ribbon.  P loved the process of making it and then “walking” it all around the house. I asked her if she wanted to name it and she called it “Applesauce”.  Why?  I have no idea.  I’m just proud I came up with … Continue reading Applesauce

Jorgie Not Here

When my father came to visit us in November I changed his voicemail on his phone with P.  I said a phrase, P repeated it until we were done and it went like this:JorgieNot HereLeave MessageThank you.Ironically, P and I just got back from a 16 day trip to Florida.  My father passed away on … Continue reading Jorgie Not Here

Funny Girl

It’s been a while since I posted.  More details on why later but for now I wanted to post some of P’s latest doings.Last night, it was 9:30, at least an hour past her bedtime.  I wanted to get her into pjs but she was taking the toys that were out and cleaning them one … Continue reading Funny Girl