We let Niko loose in the garden in hopes he would weed for us (kid has to earn his keep). Sadly he seems fairly indiscriminate with what he destroys. Yesterday he yanked out the only surviving eggplant and he likes to squeeze the tomatoes until they explode. To be honest, I might do the same [...]
Archive for August, 2007
Before Niko was born I started saving my yogurt tops because it seemed like they would make a cooler toy than an addition to the landfill. Plus I’m fairly confident they don’t use led paint in the manufacturing process. My original vision for how how the toy made of yogurt tops would all come together [...]
We hit the hiking trails this weekend with a really cool backpack from Antonio and Sej. Couple thoughts from the experience: My dog would last about four hours alone in the wilderness. How can I get somebody to carry me around on their back? The redwoods are wise
We headed to the coast last weekend to hear bagpipes, and watch the sunset.
Greg Davies bought Niko a water polo ball so he can start to get a feel for it. It is never too early to start. Step one: teach Niko the water polo ball is not for eating. Step two: teach Niko how to swim. Step three: profit from Niko’s professional water polo career.
I’ve always like those scrapbooks parents put together with details from the year their child was born. So I created a page I called Back Then on Niko’s blog which attempts to do the equivalent, but in digital form. The current page only represents a small slice of everything going on in September of 2006 [...]
Despite the wipe out, I still think he is ready to start mowing the lawn.
Grandma P and Grandpa J are in town, which explains why the photos are much better (and much more numerous).
I’m on a one man crusade to get the east coast to combine into a single state called “Eastafornia.” Out here on the west coast we were nice enough to keep it simple. One state, one state capital, for most of the coast. The least you could do out there on the east coast is [...]