My inspiration for this record of my days:

“The biggest mistake I made [as a parent] is the one that most of us make. . . . I did not live in the moment enough. This is particularly clear now that the moment is gone, captured only in photographs. There is one picture of [my three children] sitting in the grass on a quilt in the shadow of the swing set on a summer day, ages six, four, and one. And I wish I could remember what we ate, and what we talked about, and how they sounded, and how they looked when they slept that night. I wish I had not been in such a hurry to get on to the next thing: dinner, bath, book, bed. I wish I had treasured the doing a little more and the getting it done a little less” -Anna Quindlen

Monday, April 5, 2010

He said that

This morning in the car Jonah asked me:

“Mom, do scientists sometimes let stuff out of their ears and it smells like toast?”


He really said that.


  1. :) I think he got that off of a Zulu patrol or some other show I remember him watching. It's hard to tell what's real on TV :)

  2. That Jonah bug....silly guy....