Monday, January 21, 2008

Everyday Life 30 :: 15

Two evenings in a row, we turned around to find Maria like this:

And, just as Missy has witnessed, it happens at 5 o'clock. Click! A light goes on and I think: Put her to bed at 5:00 o'clock. Highly unlikely + these late naps are dangerous, because she does not wake-up until 10, and then she thinks it's time to begin a new day. I love that she can play and chatter merrily and work at all she does, until she cannot do more.


It's nearly Geoff's birthday. I asked, and "No," he does not want a surprise party. He means it too. He might not even know when it's his birthday. He will be working. It's stay over-night crunch mode time. Our surprise gift is very near completion.

Here is an Everyday occurrence: Everyday I have to make decisions. And it gets to the point where I dread it. "A point in every direction is like no point at all," "The Point." Decisions, decisions. And children tend to really add to the decision making load... they ask a lot of questions. And then there are responsibility kind of choices and duties. Anyway, sometimes I do nothing. I freeze, like a rabbit in the road, staring at headlights, crinkling my nose.

So, which picture should I post? This one?


Or, this one?


How about this pensive version?


He looks intent here. Should I have settled for this one?

5 comments:

  1. but that is what is so cute about babies, kittens and puppies. Full speed ahead and then WHAM! the sleepy sock hits them.

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  2. Oooh, thank you Natalie for posting ALL the kitty pics - so beautiful. I wouldn't have been able to pick just one either.

    I wish I could fall asleep like Maria (well maybe not with my face mooshed against the table!)Little ones are so amazing, so natural in their responses. Lovely.

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  3. What a beautiful child - such peace in her complete tranquility, ahhh ;-)

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  4. I just used that red with the circles in a project myself! Love the cat. Who wouldn't love such a sweet little girl too. You are blessed every day!

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