Friday, January 11, 2008

snips and snails and puppy dog tails. that's what little boys are made of!

i asked reno if he would clean my car for five bucks. he said, "oh sinny. i don't need a job."
lucas just asked me for a muffin in his most sly of boy voices. the muffin he speaks of is topped with spoonfuls of confetti frosting. they are indeed not muffins but cupcakes. i fell for it anyways.
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we set out the other day, detective gear in hand. off to find our fortune in reno's back yard. warm jackets, and lot's of giggles. the fortune: berries, clovers, shiny rocks, curly twigs and even a very old and sort of crunchy caterpillar. business as usual for these boys.
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cam-reno and lucas jude (almost four and nearly two)


business as usual for me:
albums recently purchased and highly recommend:
*JUNO soundtrack
*josh ritter (the historical conquests of josh ritter)

books i've just read and highly recommend:
*the kite runner -khaled hosseini
*the bean trees -barbara kingsolver

today is the last day to comment on this post. tonight is the night we pick the prize winner!

8 comments:

  1. I just LOVE little boys!! They make a momma's heart swell!! I am sure they were the best detectives this world has seen.

    Happy hunting little Sherlock Luc!

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  2. Okay, I love where you guys live and I have never even been there! What a fun time for cousins to go on adventures! I want to go on an adventure there too!

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  3. i like luc's big boy step.
    we call andrea's sister "step"
    im pissed today.
    i miss you.
    bye.

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  4. i knew it couldnt be true, that you were in bed. it was only 11 here, it made me feel weird.
    and whats the creep commercial? you know i dont watch tv, ever!

    teeth dreams are very common and can mean a few things. so you can narrow it down.
    http://dreammoods.com/cgibin/teethdreams.pl?method=exact&header=dreamid&search=teethintro
    christine just said presley looks homeless.
    bye

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  5. Oh my cuteness! That was an adorable post Lindsay! EeeeK!

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  6. I think our boys make great detectives, builders, "spinamans", wrestlers/jumpers....
    nice photos.
    p.s. -reno's mom needs a car cleaner, too.
    pretzel looks homeless? tell her to move here - my kid does too.
    -amy

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  7. your blog makes me want to be so so crafty.

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  8. oh what fun what fun. I love how blue those berries are in that picture. Your little Lucas is going to be quite the adventurer I can already tell. And I'm going to have to check out these Bean Trees you speak of.

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