Archive for May, 2009

sometimes love is NOT all you need

Finn is not too sure about this kid that he is forced to spend most of his days with. And certainly isn’t a fan of any physical touching initiated by said kid. But, dude – I just want to give you some love! Listening: Passion Pit

spoiled rotten

QUESTION: What do you get when you mix a loud-mouth momma, an industrious grandpa and an electrical engineer uncle? ANSWER: A very happy, spoiled-rotten 1 year old. It was around Christmas when I happened to, offhandedly, mention to Aunt Kylies that what the kid would really like is a board that had all kinds of […]

coming to an end

WARNING DAD – you can just go ahead & skip this one. As soon as I knew I was pregnant – I knew I would attempt breastfeeding, because let’s face it – it is sooo the cool thing to do. However, I didn’t understand it, I wasn’t looking forward to it and frankly, I was […]

cuter than you

I finally found something cuter than you. You, in a box. Listening: Anathallo

coming true

I dreamt of this, even before you were born. And considering that your dad is tone deaf and I do not have the patience to learn guitar, the responsibility falls to you, little one, to bring live music into this house. Listening: Thao (super fun video)

the quarterly report : month 12

Dear Harrison, Where to begin? Well, let’s start with the obvious. You’re ONE! Happy Birthday! You are such a little boy! You love trucks and cars and tools and trains but, also babies and kitties and puppies… you are all boy, but, have a sweetness that is undeniable. You go from crashing your trucks together […]

i’m so sorry

Dear OCMD readers who have stumbled upon this site from Julie’s birthday post, I am so terribly sorry to disappoint you. I know that with a URL including the word hellraiser you were certain you would find posts about obscure experimental psych rock bands. Unfortunately this site is more dirty diapers than Dirty Projectors. We […]

what a week!

This video pretty much sums up the last week we had with family: Thank you to grandparents-McKirdy for the sandbox-making. To Kylie and Jeff for the multiple errand-running. To great-grandpa for making the long trip out. To grandparents-Blase for gutter-cleaning (an unexpected bonus!). And to all of you for the general good-times-having. We sure are […]

undying devotion

Oh internet – we used to be so good together. Our relationship used to be one of equality. Of understanding. I’m sorry that I can’t always be here for you. I understand you have needs, but, so do I. I assure you, I have not taken you for granted, it’s just that there are other […]

so much to say so little time

We are off to ride the Zilker Zephyr! I will write more as soon as I can (I promise – Maggie!), but, suffice to say our baby is jumping head-first into year number 2 – he already has a chipped front tooth. There is nothing namby-pamby about this kid. Listening: Elvis Perkins (still listening… it […]


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