Long-Overdue Kid Blogging

WordPress’s upload is broken, so here’s a link to the photo: SteelyKid and The Pip.

February was… not a good month, in a lot of ways. Let’s leave it at that. One of the unfortunate consequences of this was that I went just about the entire month without even taking any pictures of the kids, let along posting any of them here. this was, obviously, a shocking dereliction of duty both as a parent and a blogger.

So, as partial compensation, here’s a composite of two pictures (which I’ll use as both the “featured image” and insert below, so those reading via RSS can see it without clicking through) of SteelyKid and The Pip. SteelyKid has lately started telling us “jokes” that don’t make any sense to me, but that she evidently finds hilarious. The specific funny thing she was saying here (emphasizing by pointing with a pencil) was “Eating turkey makes you smile!” The Pip saw his big sister getting photographed, and wanted in on that action, so he came over a short time later, grinning around his pacifier. I tried to get a picture without it, but he was having none of that, so you get to see the red dragon (one of these.

And that’s how things are with the kids. Which is about as much procrastination as I can justify before shoveling snow this morning…

SteelyKid (left) and the Pip

SteelyKid (left) and the Pip

Comments

  1. #1 Irina
    March 8, 2013

    You do know that your pics 404?

  2. #2 Chad Orzel
    March 8, 2013

    Not on my computer, they don’t. Damn it. I hate computers.

  3. #3 Ewan
    March 8, 2013

    Not just Irina, so likely universal-other-than-you; don’t expect that you doubted this, but fyi.

  4. #4 Chad Orzel
    March 8, 2013

    WordPress’s upload function seems to be hosed at the moment, so I’ve added a link to the image on Twitter. I fucking hate computers.

  5. #5 Chad Orzel
    March 8, 2013

    I think this ought to be fixed, now. I hope so, anyway.

  6. #6 Michael Kelsey
    SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
    March 9, 2013

    The images appear to be working now (10:25 PDT 8 Mar).

    Was The Pip ambulatory the last time you posted about them? It continues to astonish me just how quickly these miniature neural networks develop.

    My daughter seems to acquire new skills (at ~< 5, it's more about knowledge than gross motor stuff) weekly, and it's hard to keep up. Your stories about SteelyKid definitely resonate :-)

  7. #7 Kate Nepveu
    March 9, 2013

    The Pip has been walking since October (11 months), and I don’t think it’s been that long!

  8. #8 razib khan
    http://blogs.discocvermagazine.com/gnxp
    March 13, 2013

    cute kids. u should have them genotyped!

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