Monday, July 24, 2006

Same or Boring?


Eleanor and I went to the baby story time at the library this morning. I was really excited to find such a program, as I had checked a few months ago and found nothing. The best part is the scheduling--it's not during nap time! We met with nine other parent/baby couples and sang songs, finger plays, and even read a book or too. Eleanor clapped my hands, as she prefers holding my hands and making them clap as to clapping her own hands. (Right now she is playing with a straw, a small piece of tissue paper, and a plastic hanger.) We enjoyed meeting other babies and parents. As we were parking, I noticed another mom getting out of a car that had an OBU sticker on it. She saw me and said, "Did you go to OBU?" She recognized me, get this, not from classes or being around campus, but from a photography show that Matt did our last semester. There were several pictures with me in them...so, does that make me a famous model?

When we got home from the library, I was quite excited to see a package in our (very small) mailbox. It was a very cute (and very big) Chinese outfit that Becca and Luke had sent from Chinatown. Apparently there had been a misunderstanding with the Chinese lady who sold it to them and the sizing got mixed up (imagine that, a misunderstanding in cross cultural communication...). Anyway, it's still really pretty and Eleanor will be able to wear it within the next three years, I'm sure. I put the shirt on Eleanor this afternoon for a few pictures. (Now she's playing with the same straw and a wooden ice cream stick.)

I added a couple other pictures just for fun. Enjoy (and comment, you lurkers!!).


9 comments:

Joshua Daniel Franklin said...

I don't know if I qualify as a lurker, but I like the stories and pictures.

Rebecca Sue said...

maybe I am a lurker, but i love to read your blogs about your little one...she is adorable!

Cross said...

Don't worry, 99% of the traffic on my blog is lurkers too!

the fanks. said...

Is this a regular story time at the library? I guess if it's not during Eleanor's naptime, it is certainly during Silas'. *a

Viator said...

I'm sick of being your yes-man,
buuuut . . .

What lovely images, "Nude Considering Ascending Guitar" being my favorite of the bunch. Could you tell us more about the last image?

M. Lumpkin said...

One night after a thunderstorm, I stepped outside to check on the plant I had exiled due to an ant infestation. When I saw the droplets of water on the railing around our steps, I wanted to try and capture it. I think it made an interesting image.

-elody

ruth said...

ok so i'm a lurker too. i figure since i only know you indirectly, i'm not exactly commentor worthy :)

The Clevelands said...

We all lurk sometimes, don't we? That's one of the joys of blogging. But I do enjoy seeing Eleanor's smiling face and hearing of what the world of a real stay-at-home mom is like.

The Clevelands said...

We all lurk sometimes, don't we? That's one of the joys of blogging. But I really do enjoy seeing Eleanor's smiling face and hearing what it would be like to be a real stay-at-home mom.