Sunday, June 21, 2009

The measure of a man

lunch packer | toy assembler | bug squisher | back provider for 'piggy back' | laundry folder | boo-boo kisser | lotion rubber | story reader | swing pusher | tushie wiper | basketball twirler | castle builder | dragon slayer | bad guy captor | puzzle expert | tears wiper | lint remover | art project admirer | syrup pourer | place saver | milk fetcher | confidence instiller | pack mule | missing toy detective | tie sharer | welcome lap | tickler | snuggler | diaper changer | long-armed hugger | witty joker | vitamin dispenser | seat vacater | tooth brusher | nightmare extinguisher | bagel spreader | apple slicer | cold toes warmer | stalling-techniques overlooker | indulgent 'one more minute' granter | hide-and-seeker | shoulder to lie on | cheerleader | hot food blower | 'let's get ice cream' suggester | imagination encourager | diaper bag packer | dimpled smiler | baking projects taster | garbage taker-out | dishwasher | shhshher extraordinaire | middle-of-the-night summonee | hand holder | shoe hunter | improviser | Wii instructor | cleaner of curdled sippy cup contents | backpack packer | tea brewer | MC of bedtime | spaghetti boiler | base runner | welcoming laugher | pool filler | towel retriever | pool drainer | face wiper | house cleaner | battery replacer | M&Ms dispenser | stroller pusher | juice sharer | 'home for dinner' aimer | dream supporter | steadfast believer | time maker | XY loner | example to live by | provider of welfare | provider of security | provider of comfort | provider of belly laughs | provider of belly kisses | beloved | family man | hero of girls

(Happy Father's Day, you lovely) Pin It

It's raining, it's pouring, the grandmother's hair is curling (a portrait)

June 21, 2009
7:55am
Portrait of early morning thrill-seeking.


Grams and Gramps are in town for Father's Day. That he got to stay indoors this morning was part of Gramps' gift, I guess, for when E declared that she wanted to play on her tire swing in the pouring rain, Grams was elected to get wet and carry a tire-wiping towel.

They were back inside at 7:57. Some adventures are very short. Pin It