Saturday, August 30, 2008
While singing Baa Baa Black Sheep, Patrick decided to chime in and finished the tune with his daughter. At the end Maggie said, "Good job Daddy!"
When she doesn't want you to sing with her, or to her, she puts her hand up and says, "stop singing, Mommy/Daddy".
While in Florida she put her shoes on, packed up her beach toys into a little bucket and was caught trying to open the front door. I asked her what she was doing and she said, "going to friends house".
She's taken to playing mommy to her Dora doll. She held the doll up and said, "time for nite-nite Dora". She dragged that thing (which is almost her size) all the way upstairs and threw her into the crib. She said goodnight and shut the door.
While at the park swinging, Maggie spotted a few kids about 50 feet away. She yelled, "Hi kids! Come play swings!"
On Patrick's night to put Maggie in bed, I heard funny noises coming from her room--not quiet going-to-sleepy noises but entertaining noises. Suddenly I heard Maggie shout, "Daddy! You're silly, Daddy!"
She loves "mower men". If she sees a city worker riding a mower around town she MUST point it out. On Mondays (while in daycare) she gets to walk around the block because that's mowing day in the neighbor hood (for common grounds maintenance) and she gets to see TONS of riding mowers. Miss Kellie says Maggie really enjoys that--a lot!
Friday, August 29, 2008
There are those teeny arms again...
Thursday, August 28, 2008
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Cuddling with Dora
I made blueberry muffins. I wanted to make them WITH Maggie but after her last experience with the mixer she chose to keep her distance.
Friday night we attended Longmont's Festival on Main. Fun. Came home starving. Like the random people surrounding Patrick and Maggie?? What the ??? was I thinking?
The bubble tower. Maggie had a good spot to pop them on top of Dad's shoulders.
The highlight of that evening was watching a local dance company. She adored the "ballerinas".
After the farmers market on Saturday morning we hit the huge baby consignment sale next door. They had face painters--Maggie had to have a butterfly but we chose the leg so she could see it. She.Was.Fascinated.
We ended up with some Dora, Boots, and Swiper dolls at the sale.
Monday, August 25, 2008
She wore my heels after church.
She made herself a picnic for one out of my dish cloth. Her dad taught her about picnics.
She ate her meal on the retaining wall.
Thursday, August 21, 2008
Maggie's daycare provider, the lovely Miss Kellie, had some extra zucchini and generously gave some to me. Hmmm. What to do with zucchini.
I found a really tasty recipe for zucchini bread on allrecipes.com and....he likes it! My husband actually likes it! (I'm beaming inside--I'm not a good cook to put it nicely.) Ok, so it's mostly sugar and flour but STILL. Maggie was a little hesitant but after her first bite she came back over and over again demanding more.
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Monday, August 18, 2008
Sunday, August 17, 2008
Saturday, August 16, 2008
Friday, August 15, 2008
A 13 year old girl was wading in the water and a shark bit into her leg. She has a 3 inch gash on her leg and the shark left a tooth embedded in the wound. Great.
Monday, August 11, 2008
Sunday, August 10, 2008
Friday, August 8, 2008
Wednesday, August 6, 2008
One of the few times she actually had her feet in the ocean water. For the most part she'd just see the waves come in and scream "the oceans coming" and run away from the water. Not scared, just not interested.
Ally and Sydney spent two nights on our pull out couch and made forts with Maggie. She kept asking to "go underneath" when the forts had to be disassembled.
How the kids worked so feverishly in that sweltering heat and humidity to dig massive holes I'll never know. Maggie would slide down into them.
It was good trip but, wow, did I miss my bed, my bathroom, a schedule for wild-thing Maggie, etc. I'm glad to be home!