I love my new pumpkin! Originally uploaded by griffey Had an amazing time at Grandaddy’s Farm in Estill Springs, TN with our friends Heidi, David, and their daughter Ally (also 2). There was a hayride, a huge box of corn for Eliza to dig around in, a hay maze, a giant tire hill with a […]
IMG_0914 Originally uploaded by griffey Eliza has had the most awesome summer. It started with a return trip to Rosemary Beach, where she was about as happy as I’ve ever seen her. She fell in love with swimming there. We made lots of trips to the Swimplex in Winchester, TN and the Sewanee pool this […]
Scene – Eliza using the potty, dad is showing her his iPhone for entertainment. Eliza: “I want to hold your phone!” Dad: “Well, you can’t while you’re on the potty. There is water, and you might drop it.” Eliza “But if I keep my legs together and am careful it can’t go in the water, […]
Stop the photos mom! Originally uploaded by griffey Eliza took her first major trip, all the way to Cleveland to see our wonderful friend Titi (Chrysty). It was a big adventure, and she handled it all with characteristic maturity and grace. I forget she is only 2 sometimes. None of it frightened her, and her […]
Here’s a glimpse inside the way Eliza’s mind works: We were walking back to the car today from a quick visit to the pool and some swimming. She was carrying her bucket, which is covered in pictures of Disney princesses. Suddenly, she stops in the parking lot, and stares at the shadows of the two […]
21st Century Toddler, originally uploaded by griffey. That’s my girl…sitting in a 120 year old house, on a 50+ year old Brass Bed, watching a movie on her iPod Touch.
Hanging with cousin Kelsi, originally uploaded by griffey. Eliza is enjoying having her cousin Kelsi around for a few weeks. Not sure if the same could be said of Kelsi, but she’s being pretty patient with Eliza…as patient as an almost-13-year-old could be.
she’s freaking adorable Originally uploaded by griffey So Eliza is officially at the half-way point of her 3rd year of life. I haven’t done a “profile” in a while, so I thought it would be interesting. Favorite foods: cheese (some things never change), pizza, strawberries, cherries, peanut butter Favorite books: huge collection of Dora stories […]
IMG_0407 Originally uploaded by griffey Eliza got moved to the “big kids’” class at school, which means she is now the youngest of the group. She seems to love it. She said this morning, “I don’t wanna go back to the babies’ class. Yuck!” Next step is transitioning from her beloved crib to a toddler […]
IMG_0289 Originally uploaded by griffey We made a return trip to Rosemary Beach, FL this week. Eliza was just as fearless as she was a year ago, daring King Triton to send bigger and bigger waves crashing against her as she sat in the sand. She also wanted Jason to take her out into the […]