Me: Joey, ready to go to bed?
Joey, crying dramatically: I'd rather eat poop, and get the poop out of the potty with my hands.
Me: No accessories today?
Willa: No. It's raining, so I'm going classic.
Someone is very proud of finishing her first Ronald Dahl chapter book tonight.
Let the record show that when it comes to our hobbies, Ben is better at comedy than I am at ice skating. But I had fun and didn't fall in my ass once. And once, when I was skating as fast as I can, Ben even said, "Woooow..."
I wanted to hug the sky all day.
Sitting on my porch under spots of blue skies(!!), stuffing a Dixon melon in my face for lunch, and it finally feels like September is back on track.
Two birthday parties today meant eating two cupcakes before noon. Which is I think the kids' version of day drinking?
Girl on the playground: why do you always dress like it's Halloween?
Willa: Because Halloween is awesome. [Thoughtful pause]
Willa: And I'm not boring.
It was the perfect response, though I would have added "you asshole" at the end.
The smile when you finish a puzzle as big as you are all by yourself.
No filter except for more and more disgusting smoke.
Annual attempt at a family picture.
Sorry, cannot physically stop myself from posting just one.
First day of school. Joey's first day of preschool, Willa's first day of her last year in preschool. I love these two.
Willa's happy place.
Two extremely tired little girls tucked in the Airstream.
Willa was very concerned about Watley's retinas.
Ready to celebrate Dan's birth.
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Farmers market in style.
The highlight of Willa's life so far.
I know you will be shocked to learn that Willa takes fancy dress tea party day at school very, very seriously.