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“Where are you from?” the kid asked. He had been watching Alleke since she hopped off my lap and announced to everyone in English that she was a flamenco dancer, and then proceeded to prance and twirl up and down the aisle of the train car. The other passengers didn’t seem to mind the impromptu […]
Alleke slouched in her high chair and stared at the plate of food sitting in front of her. “Why do I always want candy?” she asked and sighed.
Teo’s first attempts at standing up on his own. (YouTube video)
Alleke crawled up on the couch next to me and pointed at the computer on my lap. “I want to see a movie of someone dying,” she said. I sat back and looked at her. “Why?” I asked. Alleke shrugged. “Because I haven’t seen that before,” she said.
Dad and I climbed into his truck, rolled down the windows, and pulled out onto the highway headed towards town. Dad had invited me to ride along with him while he ran errands, which was something the two of us had been doing together since I was a kid. “How do you feel about turning […]
Pick beans with Alleke in the garden…
Join Alleke on the farm as Grandpa shows her how to pick sweet corn.
This video is guaranteed to make babies smile. I just showed this video to Teo twice, and both times he couldn’t stop smiling at himself. I guess he’s a perfectly healthy, egocentric, baby.