Namaste

The same weekend Jakey became dentally poorer yet richer in the eyes of the first grade, we were playing down in our favorite creek in San Luis.  Unlike previous trips, I hadn’t packed their bathing suits and so the outing involved NOT falling into the creek in their normal clothes…

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Knockout

I can totally envision Nate’s new Pokémon character, Connoisseurus… imagine a Japanese cartoon anime-style dinosaur… drinking a big, bold Cab.  He “evolves” from a little friendly looking lizard that drinks grape juice and his “attack” is via Lava Cheese or the Swirl and Spit.  His “weaknesses” are warm stone massages…

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Barbie

This  weekend we were in San Luis Obispo for a little getaway and I decided to take the boys down to explore one of our favorite creeks.  As we’re walking toward the path, Jake says, “Oh hey.  Maybe you should go say ‘hi’ to our friend.” The friend he’s referring…

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Connoisseur

Family Game Time. James and I both have similar memories of playing against our card shark grandmothers… neither of which showed any mercy to their grandchildren.  Me-momie would wipe the floor with us in Crazy Eights and I’m told Grammie Lani would crush James in Scrabble. At our house, we’ve dabbled in…

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