Saturday, December 25, 2010

Friday, December 24, 2010

Friday, December 3, 2010

Do We Need to State the Obvious?

Last weekend, flying home from our Thanksgiving trip to the beach, each flight featured a snack choice of pretzels, cookies, or peanuts.  I chose peanuts on the second leg of our flight and because I read anything and everything, flipped over the packaging to find the following warning:

Thank goodness they told us.  Otherwise I would be concerned about the soy content.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Sam's Self-Portrait

Sam has long been obsessed with crafts.  His craft fetish runs so deep that Joy and I often joke that he was obviously born to the wrong family as neither one of us crafts for our artistic outlet.  But we have learned to cope, creating a desk drawer full of scratch paper he can draw on and cut and tape to his heart's content, asking for craft supplies and tips from his crafty Aunt Misty, and celebrating this aspect of his personality even if it mystifies us.

Recently Sam has moved into representational drawing as part of his artwork.  He draws Joy, me, Noah, dinosaurs and trains, and other important objects and people in his world.  And right before Thanksgiving, he produced his first self portrait:

Picasso would be proud.