Wednesday, July 23, 2008


Having a half-hour meeting with the CEO, which goes very well, then going to the bathroom and finding a large stain right in the center of my...ahem...lap.

Hearing that my son was in time out at day care for punching a smaller kid in the nose. Four times.

Watching my son's first guitar recital, which includes duets with Mama, Eeyore, and a hammer. Grammy, who our little rhymer often refers to as Grammy Ptammy, sent Mama's guitar at my request to accompany my birthday gift of guitar lessons, and also sent 3B a guitar of his own. 3B appears to favor Mama's guitar for his rock star work and tantrums as well as his avant garde experimentations, while he saves his own guitar for his more intimate material.

UPDATE: Also priceless...finally getting Blogger to put the correct title on this post for the love of all that is holy!

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  1. Anonymous9:21 AM

    Wow, Jack just stopped playing with his cars to come over and watch the whole thing. And then he asked for more. 3B has got a bright future ahead of him. Let us know when his first single is released.

  2. Glad he liked it. You should show him the Fiddlers video on our channel. It was just some b-roll that I had, but 3B asks us to play it about 87 times a day and then dances around to it. If you do show it to Jack, be prepared to have it on your iPod in the car too.

  3. If he gets a little better, you will be on your way to that Aston Martin, as soon as 3B can sing with his thumb out of his mouth. We will teach him about the cows and pigs on the bus. There are more verses than you think.

  4. So the correct answer to the question, "How do you get to an Aston-Martin dealer?" is "Practice. Practice. Practice."

    Good to know.

  5. Anonymous1:23 PM

    Punching a kid in the face 4 times?

    Wow. Oh wait, that's not something I should be laughing about?

  6. SJC: Well, we take it very seriously, since we don't want it to become a habit, but we're also aware that he's just testing things out. That's not to say that Ms. K and I didn't laugh about it a little bit...especially since the only hurt to the other kid was a temporary injury to his feelings, nothing physical. Ms. K also said that pretty much all of them do this at one point.

  7. Anonymous10:40 PM

    I especially like the rockin' arm moves when he really twangs that string.

    Luckily my boy hasn't slugged any other kids...except his sister. He doesn't do much pinching, slapping, pushing, etc. Oh no. He starts right out with fists flying. Nice. C'est normale, but still, no fun.

  8. Cousin L and I have decided that 3B is so cute, he can be related to us.