Archive for October, 2007

Happy Halloween!

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Carved by the Webmaster; decorative Sharpie scribbles by Ane. So, what candy are you hoping to steal from share with your kids tonight?

Happy Birthday, Captain!

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

He’s still two years younger than I am. 🙂 If I manage to call him later, Ane will sing “Happy Birthday” to him over the phone. We’ll see if she remembers how to say happy birthday in Japanese – we read it in Yoko’s Paper Cranes two nights ago. Oh, and my volunteering stint in […]

Performing Tad

Monday, October 29th, 2007

It is really very gratifying to see Tad start to blossom verbally. Everyone is noticing it, which means it’s really happening – it’s not just my wishful thinking. His newest trick? If you knock on a door (or if he knocks on a door or hears a knock), he says, “Come in!” It actually sounds […]

Funny Ane Stories – and Tad’s New Word

Friday, October 26th, 2007

Let’s go into the weekend on a lighter note, shall we? Here are some little anecdotes guaranteed to put a smile on your face… Ane’s love of poppylocks is well-documented, as you all know. She has been fascinated for a long time with the candy machines at restaurants – the claw one where you grab […]