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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Hide and Go Seek, a Perennial Favorite

We’ve been playing hide and seek for about 2 years now.  As long as Blake has been mobile, he’s been hiding.  He has gotten better at the hiding part, and he now takes a turn seeking as well.  If you’re playing with Blake you’d better hide fast because it just doesn’t take that long to … Continue reading »

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Cameras

For the last few months Blake has been very anti-photograph.  Any time the camera is pulled out he screams no and runs away.  This is hard on his photo loving mama, but we have muddled through. Today Blake came to school and I still had a few jobs to do.  I needed to take some … Continue reading »

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Mystery Fruit

Every since we were in Thailand, Blake has been eating this fruit like crazy.  He loves it!  I have no idea what it is.  It looks like a little apple and the texture is a lot like an apple, but it has a stone not a core.  It’s small, it’s green, it’s crunchy, it’s delicious. … Continue reading »

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Boys and their toys

Blake:  Mama mine penis have a ow on it. Me (in a slightly freaked out voice because Scott is not home and all penis issues are his domain):  Oh dear, how did you hurt it? Blake:  Mine pinch it like dis. Me:  Well I’m no penis expert, but I think if you stop pinching it, … Continue reading »

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Rainy Days

The weather in Shanghai has been bleak for the last few days.  The forecast for the weekend is kind of gross too. Lucky for me I live with my own personal ray of sunshine.

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Blake the Builder

Can he fix it? Yes he can!  It shouldn’t be too tricky to fix, since it isn’t broken. What can I say, the boy loves tools.  And while he greatly enjoys the toy ones, the real ones absolutely fill him with delight!

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More February Birthday Wishes

We yuv you.

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Happy Birthday Dear Scotty

Yesterday was Scott’s birthday, but he was coaching til late and we had a baby shower at our house for a dear friend so naturally yesterday was more about her than him. This evening was all for Scooter.  Some friends gathered at our compound’s clubhouse in a kind of bring your own snacks and drinks … Continue reading »

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Experimenting with Solids and Liquids

The back end of my school and home blogs are identical to look at – they are both WordPress blogs.  This can be confusing. A few times I have accidentally posted something meant for one on the other.  A title like Solids and Liquids might look like a first grade science blog post, in fact … Continue reading »

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CNY – some belated photos

We headed downtown for Chinese New Year’s eve night in the hotel.  Our room was beautiful with an incredible view and the weather cooperated too.  We went for an afternoon walk on the Bund… had a nice dinner and then headed back to the riverfront. Shanghai looks pretty great by night!! And then the fireworks … Continue reading »

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