Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Sam strikes again

Sam helped me empty the dishwasher for the first time. One by one he handed me a spoon and then a fork and then a small plate. I was busy putting things away and didn't notice Sam's particular style until halfway through the job. Had I been more observant I would have seen Sam lick every single piece of flatware before handing it to me. Every single piece.

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Sam's hat trick

Sam presented John with three gifts for Father's Day:

1. He learned how to count from one to four all by himself.
2. He learned how to give a zerbert.
3. He learned how to pray. We sat down to eat lunch and Sam immediately folded his hands, closed his eyes and said, "Mama, Dada, Elmo, cow. Amen."

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Athanasius would be proud

Sam turns a year-and-a-half today. Here's a short clip of some new tricks: