Friday, October 15, 2010
I truly hope you can see this. We went out to dinner tonight, the four of us plus Grandpa. Chuck ate quite a bit of his sandwich, so I gave him some fries. And some ketchup. Yup, that is ketchup IN HIS HAIR. I am still so amazed at how he can spread his food all over himself.
Saturday, October 2, 2010
Today Marc and I took Chuck to Grant's Farm. It was Marc and Chuck's first times, and my first since childhood. First there is a tram ride through a wildlife preserve where we saw long horn cattle, buffalo, deer, a bald eagle, a zebra.....and I am sure more.
Then we got to the area where you can feed the goats. We went inside, but Chuck got overwhelmed by the goats being fairly aggressive about pushing in to get the bottle of milk. So he fed them from the other side of the fence.
Chuck and I went to the Magic House today. The baby area has had a facelift. There are new ball pits, including this one with a mirror. It was hilarious to see him reach out and hit the mirror as he tried to reach for a specific ball. He was also very interested in checking himself out!
Today I got three HUGE boxes in the mail from my amazing sister. All clothes her boys wore back in the day for Chuck to wear now and in the future. He is SET. But instead of sharing some of the amazing clothes she sent me, I want to share with you a bonus item that was included. This is a stink bug. The same stink bug that is making major news in the Mid-Atlantic states for infestations that are resistant to bug sprays that we have. Lovely.
This is the view out of my hotel room at the Palmer House. We were on the executive floor and it was divine. My roomie and I had two bathrooms and a sitting area in our room. We got free breakfast and afternoon appetizers/soft drinks in the lounge on the floor. Plus they had a bar we could get big-girl drinks. Which we did.
What an odd day. This is the first and only day of Chuck's life that I did
not see him at all. Not for one second. Marc and Chuck dropped me off
at my hotel yesterday and I don't go home until tomorrow. It was a
glorious day, though, hanging in the city with my girlfriends. Here are