Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Quotable Abigail, Part 50

On her demands: “For my birthday, I will expect Lion King toys.” On the huge pile of plastic fruits and vegetables she and her brother placed in front of the garage door: “This is a bigger mistake than we thought!’ … Continue reading

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The Quotable Abigail, Part 0

Today, Abigail turned five. The big Oh-5. In honor of her birthday, I decided to dig up some old videos and share her most ancient wisdom. I present to you her earliest quotables.   A happy birthday to my wonderful … Continue reading

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The Quotable Abigail, Part 49

On asking for things in Spanish: “Please give me more el cheese.” On something to do with her princess crown: “Sister’s available. But her head is not.” On her footy jammies: “I’m all protected from germs because my socks are … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Update

The hummingbirds are growing quickly. The mother doesn’t sit on the next very often any more. I’m guessing it’s a little beaky for bottom comfort. She does return frequently to feed the babies, which you can see her doing here: … Continue reading

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None of This is True

So, the kids and I have been working on an opera*. It could be considered more of a standard musical, but Abigail really hits the high notes during her solos, so it sounds all opera-y. It’s about a reindeer and … Continue reading

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Photo Ops

Abigail has been demanding that we take her photo a lot lately. Often, she has a whole setup and framing in mind. And usually it does involve her brother, or, at the very least, a new outfit. For example, the … Continue reading

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Birdies

Last year, Abigail pointed at the wind chime we have hanging in our backyard and said that she wanted to see that bird. If she hadn’t it’s possible we would never have noticed the hummingbird nest up there. We left … Continue reading

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