So it turns out that the chip, like the old blocks, is nearsighted. This brings the percentage of our household requiring vision correction up to 75% and the percentage of our household that is bespectacled to 50%. Here she is trying on her new frames before they go get prescription lenses.
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Nora played her first piano recital on Friday, and it went really well!
On November 19th, Nora became an official girl scout (a daisy, to be precise). Her duties include: being honest and fair, friendly and helpful, considerate and caring, courageous and strong, responsible for what she says and does, respectful of herself and others, respectful of authority but also using resources wisely, making the world a better place, being a sister to every girl scout, and, perhaps most importantly, selling delicious cookies.
Actually, no, I lie. This isn’t the absolute first time he walked, it’s more like the third. The first walk was longer but he was wearing nothing but a diaper at a time. The second walk was shorter and ended in crying. But the THIRD walk! The third walk was clothed and short and ended not in crying but in off camera giggling. Go watch!
Way back on July 19th, Nora and I went out to Riverside Roller Rink in Livonia for some wholesome early-80s style fun on 8 wheels. She tells me she enjoyed it immensely and wants to do it some more (maybe in California). I hadn’t been to this place since it felt like the late 70s because it was the early 80s and the experience was uncanny! We skated to “Girls just wanna have fun” and Madonna’s “Holiday” and similarly ancient bubble gum pop. It was totally radical!