Monday, July 27, 2009

Obviously When You're Going To Be 9, Three Months Is Nothin'.


Most days lately, Caroline wakes up, hugs me, kisses me and then excitedly reminds me "Mom, my birthday is almost here!".

Her birthday is October 30th.


Wednesday, July 15, 2009

And I Hope It Never Changes


Caroline, today you were silly. I loved it. You walked around the commissary with me, serenading me with an on-the-spot made-up song about pineapples, chickens and mold spores.
You had me doubled-over laughing with your ever-ready and quirky humor.

And I love how easily you "get" things and are made to laugh yourself. Hearing you laugh is the best sound I can think of.

That's it. I just wanted to record this, since these are some of my favorite things about you.


Tuesday, July 14, 2009

The Bliss Is Short-Lived


A conversation between Caroline and myself while we were sitting in the movie theater last night, waiting for Ice Age 3 to begin:



"Do you know what I'd do if I were the ruler of the world?"


"I'd make sure all the homeless people got some food that very instant. All the starving children and their moms and dads would get food."


"Yeah, lots of food for anyone who needs it. That way moms wouldn't have to watch their babies be hungry."

"That's a really good daydream, Honey. I wish you ruled the world."

"Yeah. Also, kids would be able to drive."

"Kids? Like, how old?"

"Any age they want!"

"Um...are you sure that's a good idea?"

"Yes! I know I can drive! Kids can drive!"

(blank stare)

"What? I'm making starving people happy too!"

"Until they are hit by cars."