Saturday, November 18, 2006

Musical Geography Question of the Day

If she died of a fever, and no one could save her, where did you first meet her?

Buttermilk Sky

Taken on the campus of Lane Community College:

Growing Up Too Fast

This picture was taken tonight, and while it's a bit blurry, it's significant:

That dark blur at the top of the stairs, entering the slide, is The Lad -- about 7 or 8 feet up, which he ascended by himself, and down which he descended by himself -- at 21 months!

I'm proud, but sad. He's supposed to stay little, dammit!

The Lad: Camera Phone Photoblogging

These pictures cover quite a few months:

The very first picture I took of him with the camera phone, thios time last year:

Last spring, just before he started walking:

Also last spring or winter:

Also back in the spring or summer, before he gave up the bottle. We had a surprisingly easy time making the transition, but this day, not even sleep could rob him of his ba-ba:

Early summer. You buy them toys, they play with the box:

Early summer, a glimpse of things to come *shudder*:

At the same mall -- dream big, little boy:

This past summer, we took him to Lone Pine Farm to see the tractor:

And the goats:

The sheep weren't so thrilled to meet him. Mutton, anyone?:

We bought fresh produce that day. Like any good Oregon boy, he loves berries:

And watermelon:

This summer, at the park:

He liked the sand at the park so much, we had to:

At the Portland Zoo:

This Halloween (he was too sick to wear this outfit trick-or-treating):

So Much for being the Cool Dad

I had a bit of trouble with the stroller the other day: