Category Archives: Abigailia

Maggie Was A Good Dog

More than ten years after we took Maggie home from the shelter, our dog passed away yesterday. She had been sick for a while, she had trouble moving and she was very weak. So yesterday afternoon, I took Maggie to … Continue reading

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The Quotable Abigail, Part 67: Seventh Birthday Edition

On her brother’s incredibly articulate facial expressions: “Gabe looked at me like he didn’t want me to have a treat and only him to have a treat.” On a carefully considered aside, delivered without irony in an otherwise accurate description … Continue reading

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The Quotable Abigail, Part 66

On crabs: “They’re bones with eyes. Seriously. That’s what they are.” On the surprising find in an old purse that sounded like something that wouldn’t have been a surprising find in an old purse: “There’s a bunch of old Chex in here.” … Continue reading

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The Quotable Abigail, Part 65

On dealing with the late-evening Halloween slowdown by shouting out the front door: “Every trick-or-treater! Come to [our address]! We have lots of candy for you!” On insect husbandry: “Every time I cut my hair, I could collect the little … Continue reading

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The Quotable Abigail, Part 64

On having the overarching idea of the Lord of the Rings explained to her: “Bag-gins! Bag-gins! Bag-gins!” On apparent compliments: “Daddy, you’re big and fat already.” On being told that she’d spelled “Solvang” incorrectly: “That’s okay. I’ll just write it … Continue reading

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The Quotable Abigail, Part 63

On singing along with the radio from the back seat: “I was walking with a ghost. I say, hey, ghosts don’t exist.” On splashing in her bath: “That was embarrassingly fun!” On still remembering having her blood drawn, years earlier: “Getting … Continue reading

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Masters of the Short Range Frisbee

A while back I mentioned that Abigail has been taking a lot of video with her new camera, and I’ve been wanting to compile it into a movie I can share on my blog. However, instead of trying to tackle the … Continue reading

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