Turf Wars

I’m scared. Apparently there’s a lion in my house… Well, there’s a yi-yon in my house… And only Jacob can see it. Now I wouldn’t be that alarmed except that I recently found out someone we know has a real bobcat living in their house.  Houseguests are afraid to go to…

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The Glass Menagerie

There’s something about Jacob that sometimes when you’re seriously scolding him, it doesn’t seem to phase him.  At other times, you barely say anything and he bursts into tears.  I think he gets it from his Daddy.  Usually he comes stumbling toward me from another room, sniffling and sobbing incoherent words. “What happened…

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Rollie Pollie

I recently learned that Obama’s secret service code name is Renegade.  Apparently Reagan was Rawhide and W. was known as Trailblazer. Baby Nate is currently under heightened surveillance and therefore, clearly needs a code name.  I had some fun using the Internet code name generator (http://www.channelone.com/fun/swf_code_name/).  But I’m going to…

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Unihorn

When I was living in Spain I was highly atuned to language– both English and Spanish.  I was always noticing phrases, sayings, colloquialisms.  And now that we have a walking, talking 2 love, my language radar is up again.  All of a sudden I notice the inaccuracies of words like…

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FAQ

We ask Jacob a lot of questions.  We get the same answer to many of them.  I thought I’d put together a quick FAQ.  Here are a smattering of the latest and most frequent replies: Q: Jakey, what color is that (doggie, elephant, guitar, banana)? A: (Without hesitation) Breen. (Green.)  One…

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