Monthly Archives: May 2010

Batteries, anyone?

The appliance repair technician pulls into the driveway, stops the truck and gets out without much of a wave or greeting. This is going to be fun, Daytime Dad thinks to himself. “Do you have batteries?” Little One asks the … Continue reading

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Dazzled by dump truck

Few things entertain Little One these days like big trucks, tractors and bigger trucks. After leaving a Dunkin’ Donuts one late morning, we cruise past a parked dump truck in the shopping center’s parking lot. “A dump truck!” Little One … Continue reading

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Feathered like what?

The truck rumbles up the steep driveway and Little One is giddy with excitement. He doesn’t know where we are, but that hardly matters to this 3-year-old. “Let’s go daddy!” he yells. After getting unbuckled, he then utters, “Where are … Continue reading

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Good Eats …

The weather was equal parts spectacular and, Daytime Dad thought, long overdue. An authoritative sun shimmered with all its might, and only a vivid imagination could put clouds in this sky. It was an ideal time for a Sunday lunchtime … Continue reading

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Caffeine? Yes (please)

We roll through the drive-thru lane at Dunkin’ Donuts, and Daytime Dad asks for the usual – an iced coffee, decaf, and with milk only. At the window, Little One subtly – OK, there was nothing subtle about it – … Continue reading

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Little One Leftovers

A few idle thoughts Thursday while planning The Next Big Adventure … • Why is it that after children’s yoga class the Little One is anything but relaxed? Isn’t this the point, or am I missing something? The Little One … Continue reading

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Toddler vs. Retriever

Without warning, the puppies – or ‘the puppies!’ as the Little One calls them – bolted out of a nearby yard and barreled into the street. There were no vehicles coming in either direction, but this was of little consolation … Continue reading

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