Funny things the girls said this month
"Orange foxes are scary. They look a little bit like dinosaurs." - Ellie
Me: "Okay, I'm going to go get your toothbrushes."
Ellie: "Okay, we're going to hide in the closet."
Ellie had a little spot of ringworm on her leg. She said it was caused by "mushroom germs." (She knew that it was a fungus, and that mushrooms were a fungus too. Smart girl.)
Ellie, leaping off of the couch: "I'm trying to learn how to fly in the air without wings."
This one is from our nephew Ezra. I was talking to my sister Alyse one day on the phone, and overheard this conversation between them.
Ezra: "Oh no, my hot dog!"
Alyse: "Did you drop it?"
Ezra: "No, I ate it. I want it back."
We were all walking together. Zelda was wearing her yellow butterfly shirt.
Ellie: "Zelda is a pretty name for that one in the butterfly shirt. And did you pick the name Ellie for me?"
What we did in July
|Overhead view of our garden|
Jason had his emergency medicine rotation this month. His long, crazy hours plus the long commute meant that on the days that he worked, the girls usually only saw him in the morning *or* past their bedtime. He finished work at the emergency department on Friday though, and had his tests at school on Monday, and now has a break for the next week and a half!
Even with Jason's crazy work schedule, July was great. We all got lots of baby cuddles:
|I'm going to admit that sometimes I just sit there and smell Susie's head. Because nothing beats baby smell.|
Played at the splash pad:
Played at the park:
Played with lawn chairs:
Went to the Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh:
Went to the Russian festival:
and played at the library:
Also, Ellie and Zelda are cool. Real cool.
At home we blew bubbles:
Watched the squirrel try to steal seeds from the bird feeder:
Hammed for the camera:
And enjoyed baby smiles! Susie's started to smile at us this week.
(And these last two pictures were taken this week, so, August, but I have to include them because I love them.)
And this sweet little face looking up at me: