The adorable song is by Sandra Boynton, from Philadelphia Chickens.
Aside from my parents themselves, my maternal grandmother was probably the most influential adult in my young life. I was an only child, born ten years into my parents marriage, when they were both 35 years old. If I was not with a parent, or a teacher, or the parents of a select handful of friends, I was with my Grandmother and Granddad. Continue reading
Both of my grandmothers were born on May 1st.
Grandma taught me to play. She always arrived with a suitcase full of fun – terrible wigs, crocheted Barbie gowns, specially made nightgowns. Continue reading
A trio of random photos from the Shore.
A little windowsill interview, from May 2009. If this doesn’t melt you into a little puddle of goo, you’re just not human:
This barely qualifies for an ‘Archive’ post, but I ran across this video on my phone and had to share.
Granddad gave B a (green) Razor Scooter for his fifth birthday (along with a full set of pads, given B’s genetic heritage). There were a few crashes and false starts, but he got things worked out pretty quickly:
It only took me a year and a half to put this together:
Those matchbox cars and carrying case were a gift from Mr’s amazing Aunt Julie (who also gave us a set of musical instruments for his second birthday). I’m not sure who liked them better – B or his dad!
Some photos from Christmas 2006: