Thursday, December 31, 2009


A whole new world has opened up for our young hero. Thanks Auntie Kawai!

Thursday, December 24, 2009

budget halloween at christmastime


pretend phone conversations

anywhere, with any rectangular object

MAX: call so-and-so!

MAMA:dials number. Hello, so-and-so? How are you? pause. Oh, that's nice. pause. Oh, you'd like to speak to Max? Hold on please. to Max. Max, so-and-so is on the phone for you. tries to hand Max the phone.

MAX:waving the phone away. I'm BUSY.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

know your history

Yesterday, we went to a commemoration / reenactment of the Battle of Nashville. Max had his first (but likely not last) high-level meeting with a head of state.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

the 80's are here to stay

Max gave Louie the Lightning Bug a little love as Mama entered a total time warp. Louie the Lightning Bug still exists?

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

giving thanks

we had a wonderful long weekend. We put Max's letter puzzle together, and now it graces his ceiling. Surprisingly, after this fiasco, we were only missing 3 small pieces.