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Awesomely Amazing Adjectives

Awesomely Amazing Adjectives

Me: Please don’t walk down the stairs backwards. It’s dangerous. Huckle (2.75 year old): It’s not dangerous. It’s marvelous! Me (trying to keep a straight face): Did you just say it’s marvelous? Huckle (smiling widely): Yes I did! This kid. How do you respond to that? Huckle peppers his speech with the most interesting and […]

Names! Names! Names!

Names! Names! Names!

Today is one of my favorite days of the year. (Not happier than any day where cake is involved, obviously, like a birthday, but a good day nonetheless.) That’s because today is the day that the Social Security Administration released the most popular baby names for 2012. I love talking about baby names. For years, […]

Just Another San Francisco Afternoon

Just Another San Francisco Afternoon

Yesterday, I promised my two-and-a-half-year-old son H that we would go see the Dutch windmill at the Queen Wilhelmina Garden in Golden Gate Park near Ocean Beach. Somehow, we never quite made it out the door. So I was determined to make it out today and set a goal of leaving at 10:00 a.m. True […]