Bailey has been whipped into a Hurricane Irene frenzy by our frantic local weather people. Charlotte tried to calm her nerves.
Archive for August, 2011
My favorite part of this video is the look Katie gives Charlotte. “How dare you try to show me up.” Then the look right after that says, “I’m going to be a good sport about this. For now.”
One of Charlotte’s first words was Elmo (well, “Melmo”). Katie recently discovered the furry red monster and seems similarly obsessed.
Congratulations to Ellen, who later this month starts a new job at Google in New York! Do you think the free food is also available to spouses? What about massages?
Guess we’ll find out the hard way.
Grandma Helen and Grandpa Johnny helped Charlotte fulfill her dream of diner ownership.
Uncle Keith headed up the construction crew.
In this episode, Katie played the role of a drunk, unruly patron.
Here’s a clip of life at the diner:
She told me.
Grandpa Johnny sent the girls these Derek Jeter shirts. You’re not going to believe this, but the New York Yankees have never won a World Series in Katie’s lifetime. Here Charlotte explains to her sister the glorious ’09 title run.
On July 18, Charlotte turned 3! She’s come a long way since hitting the big 0-2 last year (at left).
Her fans gathered for cake and presents.
And we played a few mean games of Elefun. I don’t know if there are any practical applications of this skill, but my cousin Abby is an Elefun savant. She’s like Rickey Henderson when it comes to catching toy butterflies being shot out of a toy elephant’s trunk.