Archive for January, 2010

She Beams

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

You’ll need to be sure your volume is turned up! Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer true. I’m half crazy, all for the love of you. It won’t be a stylish marriage, I can’t afford a carriage, But you’ll look sweet Upon the seat Of a bicycle built for two! Then she sang her version […]

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Hundred Acre Wood Meets Michelangelo

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

After nap Claire decided to bring many stuffed animals downstairs. She lined them up on the couch and told them stories, and then she lined them up on the floor and pretended they were watching television. There was one arrangement that caught my eye. I was feeling absurd, and this configuration of Piglet in Pooh’s […]

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A Question

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

I asked this on my Facebook wall. I’m curious what my readers think. Serious question: Am I doing wrong because I take surreptitious videos and photos of Claire? She loudly objects if she’s aware of me; she says, “That’s not nice!” I tried explaining why I do this — it helps family and friends stay […]

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