Wednesday, December 28, 2011

striking resemblance

Bridget (walking her fingers up Uncle Eric's head): "Hickory dickory dock. The mouse ran up the clock."

Eric: "Hey. I'm not a clock."

Bridget: "Yes you are."

Eric: "Well, I guess I do have a face, like a clock does. And I have hands, like a clock."

Sage: "And you're boring."

Friday, December 23, 2011


Sonja (watching a video with Evan): "Wow."

Evan: "Yeah. That guy has a cool camera."

Sonja: "Evan, I was saying 'Wow' about the baby gorilla who's grooming a human."

Evan: "Oh. Yeah, that's cool too."

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Evan calls them like he sees them

"I've seen some people at the Y who should definitely be there."

"I can sniff technology from a mile away."

Evan has been watching "America's Funniest Home Videos"

Monday, December 19, 2011

Saturday, December 17, 2011

giving it a chance

Evan, reading in bed: "Okay, the New Yorker has officially been deemed boring for kids."

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Sage said it

Eric: "What lullaby do you want?"

Sage: "I want 'Hula-Boy Swinging on the Garden Gate.'"

Eric: "You mean 'Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard'?"

Sage: "Yeah."


Sage: "How much did I weigh when I was born?"

Eric: "Nine pounds, seven ounces. A family record."

Sage: "Yeah, first you were the biggest baby, but then I came along and crushed you down to the ground."

Monday, December 12, 2011


In his culture, it is customary for the winner of the third-grade geography bee to celebrate with a traditional meal of brownie-batter fro-yo topped with mini chocolate chip cookies, crumbled Oreos, kiwi fruit, peanut butter cups and gummy worms.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

highlight reel

Sage scores, then intercepts a pass, then Avery scores. This was by far the best 54 seconds of the game.

now that you mention it

Evan: "This door knob looks like some kind of big-nosed weirdo."

Wednesday, December 7, 2011