Our Little Valentine

This is Peter on Valentine’s Day 2011. Someday he’ll grow up and have a date but this year Peter and Dad and Mom hung out together.


Reading Together

Sally is a READER. That fact alone is awesome and amazing. Then have her read to Peter; that is something great getting even greater!

She is reading and he is paying attention.


It is getting exciting! (To be fair, Peter is always FULL of expression.)



I adore my little boy. Love is only the tip of the iceberg here. I love him, yes, but I also cherish him, adore him, and really, really like him.



We went to the 99 cents only store and tried on the glasses. If you are looking for funny glasses, they have a bunch (with NO Rx). This is a random sampling of our awesome life.


Strong Guy

Sometimes Peter likes to show us how strong he is by trying to lift heavy stuff.
The face and sounds he makes, is the best part. Here is an example of this behavior.


Happy St. Patrick’s Day

My paternal great grandfather came to the United States around the turn of the century (1890-1910, like everyone else’s ancestors, hahaha) from Ireland. Growing up, I never felt super Irish (or any other branch of my family tree). I still don’t really. I am like most people in the USA, I am American than anything else. Take it a step further, I am a Californian. A very proud Californian, too! (We should have California day.) I think it is super fun to celebrate the holiday and this is how we did it this year!

Kurt made a special bucky balls hat and 4 leaf clover.

St. Patrick's Buckyballs

Peter and I went to Trader Joe’s and got everything to make a fancy Irish dinner. It turned out
pretty great.

Corned beef, cabbage, potatoes and carrots

Rainy Day

It is a rainy day here today. I thought it might be a good opportunity to make a few posts.

We posted a video of this on facebook but we’ll post a picture here, too.
This is when we ate Bento boxes from Whole Foods after swim lessons one night. Peter watched us using the chopsticks and must have thought to himself, “I can do that.” The one video we took he didn’t get anything in the chopsticks but he did before and after the video. It is so cool he even tried! He is not even 2 years old.

Peter learns chopsticks