Archive for April, 2012

Cookie Dough

Posted in Recipes with tags , , on April 25, 2012 by Aaron

oh. why do I always eat too much cookie dough? Now I have a tummy ache.

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French Rabbits

Posted in Kid Talk with tags , , , on April 6, 2012 by Aaron

When I was a kid, my mom was asking me what sounds all the different animals make. Cat – Meow, Dog – Woof … etc. Then she decided to ask me what sound a rabbit makes. I turned my head, squinted my eyes and thought about it. Then I looked at her and started squinching up my nose over and over again.

Last night, I was reading a Fancy Nancy book with my daughter. Fancy Nancy thinks that butterflies can speak French. In the book we have Nancy says things like: “Bonjour! (That means Hello in French)”. So, I asked Chloe if she knew how to say hello in French. Without hesitation she nods her head yes. So I ask her, “How do you say hello in French?”

She looks at me and waves.

Sunday Driving

Posted in Random Musings with tags on April 5, 2012 by Aaron

As most kids say, “There is nothing to do around here…”

Yesterday I had to drive home in an unusual way. I say unusual because it was not my usual way. A 7 month roadwork project just started which is working on a bridge over a reservoir. Since there were 2 bridges, one for each direction of the highway, all traffic from the northbound side was diverted onto the other bridge. This bridge normally had 3 lanes, now there are 4 (2 for each direction) with a large concrete barrier in the middle.

Because of this, I chose to go home a different way. I drove along the Hudson River. I was reminded of how close I live to this beautiful waterway and how easy it is to get stuck in habits and not explore all the things that are right around you.

Drive home a different way today.