Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Everybody's Favorite New Toy

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Here I'm receiving mixed messages. (To be fair, last time I got on and jumped, it ripped.)

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Tuesday A Week Ago

Some fun in the backyard with everyone's new favorite toy, the trampoline.

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Gree spontaneously made up a dance routine.

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A Rainy Day Is Joy For Children


There was some torrential rain on Saturday and afterwards Emmy and Atlee went out to play in the puddles. They keep saying "two" because I was trying to get Emerson to count the pumpkins and he kept starting from two instead of one and said there were two pumpkins instead of four, so it became a joke to him.

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Daddy brought out a boat for Emmy to play with!

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Zoe was outside, too, but not very interested in the action.

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Wilson was also outside,too, but was content to watch.

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Then we started playing "Red Light/Green Light." Here's Emmy as the leader.


Unfortunately, he liked it so much he refused to give up the position.

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And then Gammy came out following her dogs and here Emmy chased them a little.

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A Rare Sighting

Last weeks, scientists caught a rare glimpse of something they are calling "The Emmy Bird," which flashed by their driveway observing post before disappearing back into the wilds of Riordonia.

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Thursday, August 16, 2012

Culinary Lessons: Shea Fries Some Eggs, Part II

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Culinary Lessons: Shea Fries Some Eggs, Part I

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August 6, 2012

Emmy Talks to a Toad

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Emmy Declares His Relationship Status

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Bathtub Baby

Although he would deny he is a baby if he heard me say it.

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July 9, 2012

- Uncle Michael

One Night on The Porch

Daddy was cooking on the grill and the little people wanted to be a part of it. (July 13, 2012)



Zoe is not impressed. (Is she ever??)

 Emmy attempts to help unwind the table umbrella. Notice his excellent positioning.

 "If I can just wind this thing here..."

 "This should totally be working."

"I don't know why they always tell me not to touch stuff like this. It's not like I could fall and bring the whole thing down with me!" [snort!]

Now Greeley gets a turn with Daddy (although it seems Emmy does not approve of this).

"Where are the grill faeries, Daddy?""Does this work by magic??"

 Wilson: "Is there food around here? I had the distinct feeling there was food somewhere nearby."

 Wilson: "Maybe it's over here."
 Almost!
"If! Only! I! Could! Reach!"

-Uncle Michael

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Non-Stop

Emerson went to bed after everyone else, stomping around in the dark at 11:30 or so as Atlee and I tried to sleep in the living room. This morning he was shrieking with some emotion before 8am. I said to him "I can't believe you're up again, already," and Atlee said: "He's a very, very, very energetic boy."

She continued: "If a regular boy needed two batteries to be energetic, he has five."

- Uncle Michael