Addy’s Seventh Birthday Weekend

Most Milly weekends start out when I pick her up from school on a Friday afternoon.  This Milly weekend started out at about 7 AM when I picked her up from Amanda’s and took her to school.  I was a WatchDOG dad today, meaning I got to hang out at her school and help out around there. WatchDOGS I love doing WatchDOGS.  DOGS stands for Dads of Great Students.  It’s a volunteer program where a dad (or father figure) helps out around school for a day.  This was my fourth time or so and I signed up to do it once every month this school year.  Milly really likes it too, which of course makes me feel good. First we …

Amanda’s Night Out

We started the morning by going to check out a pre-school near our house that I think we’ve pretty much decided we’ll be taking Milly to in the fall.  After that we went to Lewis Farm to pick strawberries.  Milly doesn’t like them as much as she used to though, and she wouldn’t try any out in the field, so I didn’t get any pictures of that this year.  It set me back with work a little, but going out to Lewis Farm is a bit of a tradition. For her birthday, Amanda and some girls went to a winery.  They were going to come back to the house and play Just Dance, but instead they went to Rio Bravo’s …

I Won’t Give Up

Amanda told me today that Milly was singing a song in the car (either to or on the way back from dance class) and wanted to teach it to me.  It was I Won’t Give Up by Jason Mraz.  Milly didn’t feel like singing it to me for a while, but she eventually did, and even though she didn’t know most of the words, it was very sweet.  I love hearing her sing.  I didn’t get a video of her doing it, but here’s the song. Amy dropped Max off this afternoon.  They’re going out of town to see their new nephew, so we’re watching him until they come back.  We kept him and Harvey outside for the majority of …

Catch Up

I have been so, so slack on here. I haven’t even been making notes like I usually do when I get behind. I blame it on a few things. First, I was sick Milly and I both were, but she was for longer. She even had a night where she threw up. It seems like until recently we didn’t have a week go by this year yet where everyone was healthy. Secondly, I blame it on the Walking Dead video game. I was addicted to it, so I had to go ahead and beat it. I was like Heavy Rain, where it’s more like you’re playing out a movie than playing a game. It actually had some touching moments in …

Big Little Earth

Remember the mermaid Milly got at Brilliant Sky yesterday?  Well, she told me today that she named her Pinkful.  Why not?  She’s got pink hair and a pink tail.  I’m glad Milly’s back to her inventive names instead of naming everything after Disney princes and princesses. Milly and I continue to be sick.  Fun stuff.  She didn’t cough nearly as much today as she did yesterday.  I don’t think I did either, but my voice is hoarse. I took her to a meeting with me this morning.  It was informal and it was with Mike Boscaljon, so it wasn’t a huge deal.  She was very inquisitive as I was setting up the lights for the shoot.  She was fine for …