Archive for November, 2008

Turkey and dinosaurs

Saturday, November 29th, 2008

Five kinds of pie. ‘Nuff said. Back home this afternoon, Henrietta was playing in the living room. At one point she declared, “I’m Cinnamon. I’m a dinosaur.” Cinnamon the dinosaur proceeded to stomp around and make ferocious noises. A few minutes later: “I’m not a dinosaur anymore. I’m a girl.”

Tailgate trip, dinner conversation

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

We went to New Haven Saturday for the Band Alumni tailgate (such as it was) — lousy weather, but still fun. Henrietta acquired a megaphone, and proceeded to yell, “Go Bulldogs!” much to the amusement of everyone who heard it. And at dinner tonight, she says, apropos of nothing: “I’m the boss of you.” ‘Nuff […]

An early Simon & Garfunkel fan

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Henrietta was listening to music with her Daddy this weekend, and around came “America” from Simon & Garfunkel. She caught the line, “I said, ‘Be careful, his bowtie is really a camera’” and found it just hysterical! So a refrain for the weekend became, “bowtie is really a camera!” followed by giggles.

Trick or treating, and other new activities

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

We enjoyed a round of neighborhood trick-or-treating last night — and even made it up to the porch of the “spooky house!” As soon as we got back, she somehow figured out that you’re supposed to dump out all your candy and inspect it (though she didn’t quite figure out about eating it….): A funny […]