Friday, June 20, 2008

Say "Uncle"

In an effort to give Chris some quiet bar-study time, Elliot and I decided to head up to Connecticut to visit my family for the week. We've been having lots of fun. Elliot has loved playing with his uncles and his uncles have loved playing with him. Today we went to the park for lunch. When I was about halfway through my sandwich, I heard Elliot's uncle Caleb (7) yelling furiously at a couple of other small boys. "You STINK! " He was saying. "You are pure EVIL!" Concerned, I walked over to investigate. Well, it turns out the boys had been making some rude comments about Elliot, and Caleb decided he just couldn't stand for that. Josh was indignant as well, and kept saying, "Why would they say that? Elliot is the cutest baby in the world!"

Isn't Elliot lucky to have uncles?

Thursday, June 12, 2008

TV Head

Let's just say that both Chris and I have the Curious George theme song memorized.

Tuesday, June 3, 2008


We just got back from a weekend in the Outerbanks.
Elliot loved: the beach, spinning the wheel on an old bike our friend brought to the beach, getting to stay up late, and sleeping in the same room as his mom and dad (there was a gleeful squeal each morning at 6:15 a.m. when he discovered us there).
We loved: getting to see old friends (Doug and Katrina) and make new ones (their adorable son, Sampson, among others), eating mountains of peanut m&ms, playing some intense games of Bohnanza (or, "that stupid German game"), staying up way too late chatting and then arguing over who had to get up with Elliot, and completely avoiding sunburn of any kind.