Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Day of 18s

Happy 18 months to this baby, who isn’t really a baby anymore: And happy 18 months of parenthood to me and my fantastic and very patient husband. It’s been a heck of an experience so far. And the games have … Continue reading

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Baby Signing!

Made an impromptu video the other day of some of Zoe’s baby signs and other words she knows (or is learning). This wasn’t a planned video and having pregnancy brain, I forgot to ask her about a lot of the … Continue reading

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Zoe’s New Hat

Zoe got a new hat! Isn’t it ridiculous? Ridiculously cute.  

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Daddy’s Day!

The three of us went to Wintergreen Gorge to explore on Father’s Day. It was Zoe’s first time there. It turns out she takes after her daddy. She couldn’t get enough of throwing rocks. In just a few years she’ll … Continue reading

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Strawberry Picking

Zoe and I met three other Erie mamas and their sweet little tots at Finnell Farms in Harborcreek last week to pick strawberries. There was Maely… And Nolan and Jacob, who are seen here having a sword fight with flag … Continue reading

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Great American Book Sale!

Zoe and I checked out the Great American Book Sale Monday. We scored eight or nine kid books and a Wiggles DVD and paid 4 whole American dollars. Crazy good deals. Makes you want to give a thumbs-up wiggle. We … Continue reading

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Hello? What? Whaddoyawant?

Zoe has begun mimicking me talking on the telephone. Apparently when I talk on the phone I look like a drunk on a barstool talking to his wife about why he’s not home yet. “That darn woman! Now she’s texting … Continue reading

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Repeat After Me: Maaaaamaaaa

Let’s review. Zoe says the following words understandably and in context: “bye,” “hi,” “that,” “fish,” “shoes,” “Kaley,” “kitty,” “book” and “ball.” This weekend, she added “cheese” to the mix. Do you notice what’s missing? It’s so sad. I rank lower … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye

Heading out of town today to celebrate the life of this great lady: Mark’s  grandma, Louise Murphy, died Wednesday. She was 86.  

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Zincinnati!

We spent a lovely Memorial Day weekend in Cincinnati seeing Grandma and Grandpa Westodes. I know it’s shocking, but it was a Zoe-centered weekend. We went to the Newport Aquarium, the Cincinnati Zoo, a playground, and to a butterfly show … Continue reading

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