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Saturday
Dec102011

Nate learns to fly!

Thanks to the crew of United 789 for letting Nate sit in the cockpit. He even got to say "Hi, Mommy" over the intercom!

Friday
Dec092011

November 2011 Vignettes

Here is a collection of video clips from last month.  As part of the "Quick-Flix" series, I did only a minimal amount of editing.

 

Disclaimer: We have no idea where Nate learned these words and phrases. 

Sunday
Nov272011

Nate's Adoption Finalization (May 2010)

Here is some old but unpublished material from our archives.  This is Nate's adoption finalization- the court proceeding that legalized our adoption of Nate.  The entire legal proceeding took a little over six minutes, but the movie is substantially shorter.

If you're wondering why I look out of it and unenthused in the movie, it's because I had tonsilitis and a 102 degree fever at the time.

 

Thursday
Nov172011

Halloween

This year Nate went as a dragon.

Nate had lots of opportunities to wear his costume. Day care had a party on Friday. On Saturday, he went to the Gardens at Spring Creek for their "Enchanted Garden" program, and on Sunday we went to the farm, which had trick-or-treating stations set up as part of "Treatsylvania."

On Monday, he went trick-or-treating in Old Town. This was notable in that he refused to wear his costume this time. Monday night, we all went trick-or-treating with two other families.

At the end, he refused to take his costume off...

Thursday
Nov172011

Jack O'Lantern

In preparation for Halloween, Nate helped carve his first Jack O'Lantern. Although he wasn't allowed to hold the knife, he helped scoop out the innards of the pumpkin.

Here is the final result: