Saturday, June 14, 2008

A Video for Your Enjoyment

This morning, at 8:15, Garrett brought me the sunscreen and shouted over and over, "Pool! Pool! Pool!" Which really sounded more like, "pooah, pooah, pooah!" I managed to get him to eat breakfast, help me with laundry, play in his playroom, and run an errand with me before we went out to the pool. At 10:45 I drained the disgusting dog water and hosed out the hair. By 11:00 Garrett was happily playing in his beloved pool. He played until noon when I made him get out and have lunch, promising that we could go swimming again sometime soon.

video

He's been starting to repeat a lot of what we say now (Finally!) and some of his words are hilarious and/or very strange. Take, for example, his word for car which somehow manages to come out as though he is an Indian chief. How! Car=How. Sure. I mean, what's the difference? Aside from all the letters. I think I've mentioned that his word for juice or milk is Biss. Blankie, which used to be Dainty and then for a long time was nothing at all, is now Gankie. Food is Num Num. He learned how to open the refrigerator but he knows he's not supposed to. So, today I was upstairs and I heard the fridge open. I started down the stairs, ready to scold. He must have heard me coming because he slammed it shut. The yogurt in his hands was a dead giveaway. He came toward me saying, "num num num." I asked him where he got the yogurt from and he lifted his hand up as if to say, "I have no idea." Little liar.

I am sure there are more newish words but I can't remember them right now. I'll post as I recall them, more for my own remembrance than for your enlightenment. Oh, he says key all the time. That word, however, comes out perfectly.

4 comments:

  1. That is soooo funny that he told a lie. Now, I ask you, why do I find lying funny when it's not my kid? LOL.....looks like he loves the water just like you did.

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  2. Observation #1: I see certain injury with future use of this pool. Possibly slipping at the top of the slide and plummeting over the side.
    Observation #2: Child does what mother requested (for the most part). Mother replies, "Good job, kinda." That made me laugh.

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  3. Lori: Looks like he is having a lot of fun with the pool. Now it makes getting the pool home worth it. I remember trying to hold a boat on the roof of our car driving from San Bdno. to San Diego. It is quite hard to do. Thanks for the video.
    Grandma

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  4. He is so cute! We really need to get him and Ethan together sometime to play.

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