Posts Categorized: Moments with Eli

Moments with Eli: Sous Chef

5Sep2013 Filed under: blah-blah-blog, Moments with Eli

Today, I’m busy making a batch of Pear Honey from several dozen pears someone gave me from a friend’s pear tree. Eli has been assisting me in the peeling/chopping process. (P.S. That picture shows only about 1/5th of the total pears I have to peel and chop today…and though the skins look mottled, the insides… Read more »

DJ Trooper

23May2013 Filed under: blah-blah-blog, Moments with Eli

You can probably see from my other posts that my boys have a deep love of Star Wars. When Eli found a cool Tie Fighter Pilot helmet/mask on sale at a local antiques market, he HAD to have it. I let him buy it on one condition: that it will be this year’s Halloween costume…. Read more »

Meet Bambi

9May2013 Filed under: blah-blah-blog, Moments with Eli

The newest member of the “family”… Eli’s been asking for a bamboo plant for a while. Why? I don’t know. He just thinks bamboo is cool. So when I saw these bamboo plants at IKEA for a couple of bucks, I thought I’d get him one. He was even more excited about it than I… Read more »

Whistle While You Work

24Jan2013 Filed under: blah-blah-blog, Moments with Eli

It’s been a kind of rough week for us, school-wise. We got back from vacation on Monday, and it’s always hard to slip back into the normal routine after a break. Jonah’s seemed extra-clingy-cranky since we got back, and continually harasses Eli when he’s trying to work. Jonah doesn’t want to do his preschool activities… Read more »

An Apocalyptic Surprise

21Dec2012 Filed under: blah-blah-blog, Moments with Eli

I awoke this morning to the sounds of someone banging around in the kitchen. It wasn’t the invasion of zombies, as some “out-there” folks had predicted for today. It was something on the opposite end of the spectrum, my wonderful son Eli, on a mission to make his mother breakfast in bed. “How many scoops… Read more »