Thursday, October 30, 2008

Thanksgiving and Watering Cans

A few weeks ago, Parker and I headed to Brockville for Thanksgiving weekend while Garrett was away shooting a wedding. It was great to see so many people, eat such delicious food, and spend time with relatives, watering cans, guitars, and other things we love. Here are some photos ....

Parker and Mr. Watering Can. As you can see, they really hit it off.
Having a super serious conversation with Abuelita ... I think they're debating turkey vs. ham at Thanksgiving dinner.

Cousin Ali (the bride-to-be!), her fiance Darryl playing guitar, and Parker with Mackenzie, totally into Crowded House songs.

Friday, October 10, 2008

New Sweater Jacket And Yummy Croissant

Here's Parker wearing one of his Christmas presents last year from cousin Caroline -- an awesome sweater jacket!  I think he's ready for the GQ cover.

Parker loves croissants (so does Daddy!), although I call them bread for him.  Here he is all bundled up for a walk the other day, complete with bread in hand.  When ever I say, "Share with Daddy?" he goes, "Yeaaahhh!!!!" and holds it up so I can take a bite.  Best toddler ever.

Monday, October 6, 2008

Followers And Photos

So I just discovered a new feature on Blogger that allows you to "follow" blogs!  So if you're a fan of Parker's Adventures and want to show off, feel free to click the "follow" button in the top left corner!  Or say hi in the comments!  Hi Laura!  On to the photos!

Parker hanging out in his cool-guy shirt.  We're getting hair cuts this Thursday so his hair won't be as crazy.
Parker and Mommy reading a book!  Parker loves books, but I think he loves Mommy more.
It's hard to tell from the photo, but that blurry image on the page Parker is turning is Humpty Dumpty.  He's reading Mother Goose rhymes.  Back in the day he thought us saying Humpty Dumpty was pretty funny but now he's moved on to more sophisticated humour, like armpit tickling and silly dances.
The magic of balloons!  My clever framing cut the marketing material off the balloon.  Ha!  Take that, balloon marketing team!
Parker's favourite new past-time is to stack his MEGA BLOCKS!!!111eleven He has always enjoyed sticking them together and pulling them apart, but it was like a lightbulb went off the other morning and he realized he could stack them vertically in different patterns.  He probably spent about 20 minutes stacking, knocking them over, and re-stacking them.  And he actually has a pretty good eye for colour patterns, oftentimes gathering all the green ones and sticking them together, then moving on to purple, and so on.  
Here you can see how he stacked a bunch of orange ones next to each other, then some purple, and now he's working on some yellow.  He had some pretty nice patterns going on.  Genius?  Mayhaps.....
Not that there's any pressure or anything to be an artist.............

Climbing the stairs!

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Cousin Kellen

Here's Parker's little cousin Kellen!  I think he was a bit thrown off by my camera (although it IS hypnotic).