wit & whimsy

Offspring memo: for the most part, Adam will be wearing hand-me-downs from his female cousins but once in a while, thanks to friends and family, he’ll be oh-so-cool!

Offspring memo: for the most part, Adam will be wearing hand-me-downs from his female cousins but once in a while, thanks to friends and family, he’ll be oh-so-cool!

Crazy dog lady: and maybe crazy plant lady too…

Iced tea and currant scones after a picnic in the park!

Iced tea and currant scones after a picnic in the park!

Offspring memo: Ray got me a can of cola with “maman” on it! I was pretty, pretty, pretty pretty pleased.

Offspring memo: Ray got me a can of cola with “maman” on it! I was pretty, pretty, pretty pretty pleased.

Crazy dog lady: aged perfectly for ten years — deliciously corn chipsy!

Crazy dog lady: aged perfectly for ten years — deliciously corn chipsy!

Offspring memo: sweet knits for a wee boy from granmama. You’re more than welcome to join us out here this weekend, Atti!

Offspring memo: sweet knits for a wee boy from granmama. You’re more than welcome to join us out here this weekend, Atti!

I’ve known this crusty turd for literally half of my life! Love you, schmoops. You’re the Jerry to my Georgie; the Kramer to my Jerry. This photo was snapped nearly five years ago, on our wedding night — we look so fresh and youthful! Nowadays, Ray scorns me when I frown for fear of wrinkles and my midsection is covered in surgical scars and stretch marks in efforts to beget our Sasquatch creature.

I’ve known this crusty turd for literally half of my life! Love you, schmoops. You’re the Jerry to my Georgie; the Kramer to my Jerry. This photo was snapped nearly five years ago, on our wedding night — we look so fresh and youthful! Nowadays, Ray scorns me when I frown for fear of wrinkles and my midsection is covered in surgical scars and stretch marks in efforts to beget our Sasquatch creature.

Homemade peach tart! Mmm, puff pastry.

Homemade peach tart! Mmm, puff pastry.

Around the house: 38 weeks now! Ray spoiled me this morning with pancakes topped with peaches, whipped cream and maple syrup. The baby of the house for only two more weeks (don’t worry Oscar, I’ll find a way to cuddle all three of you at once). Ray’s new fancy backpack/diaper bag. One of the pieces I threw on the wheel, making me want to go back.

Offspring memo: have a pediatrician interview this afternoon and we don’t know what to ask; such a strange part of parenthood! 2.5 weeks to go (give or take).

Offspring memo: have a pediatrician interview this afternoon and we don’t know what to ask; such a strange part of parenthood! 2.5 weeks to go (give or take).