In the car on the way to school on Tuesday morning, Miles and I were talking about the most famous scientists, and why they were famous. We had this exchange: Miles: Mom, I think Isaac Newton is famous because of his theory and proof of gravity. Me: Yes, he’s pretty famous for lots of science […]
Tag Archives: Miles’ Birthday
I have only written three birthday posts in Miles’ six years — four, I guess, counting this one. It’s somewhat weird to read back on them, both in observing the huge changes in our family over six years, but especially in the changes to Miles as a person. He’s an entire person. He’s blossomed in […]
There’s really not much to be said this year that I haven’t said before. So, let’s do it a little differently. Miles’ can talk now: he can take over from here. I’ll add a photo dump of my favorite pictures from the past year, and boom! Birthday post. OH GOD MY BABY IS FIVE.
In mild labor. Most comfy sheet ever. I started having contractions on my due date — March 10th, 2009 — while we were picking up our car from the WalMart automotive center, after my tire had exploded that afternoon. It was an exciting due date full of tons of things I did not expect to happen. […]
Blowing Out the Candles Originally uploaded by ashes_poland I will say, on a I’m-stalling-from-cleaning-my-apartment note, that we had Miles’s birthday party on the 13th, and it was great. Our families got together to celebrate our son, who was unplanned and more amazing than we could have ever imagined. I can’t begin to think of a […]