Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 204

Orion got to go camping for the first time this weekend and I'm pretty sure he loved it.  Sleeping in a tent was a big adventure for him (he kept pointing out all the tents he saw).  He also got to help build a fire and saw so many eagles.  It was really entertaining to watch him explore the woods and see the world around him.  I think he'll definitely look forward to doing it again.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 203

Today we finally went back to schedule...I definitely wasn't ready though so I'm glad that it's already Thursday.  Orion and I went grocery shopping and got supper together.  It was not a very exciting night but I'm ok with that. 

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 202

Today Orion and I went to the Omaha Children's museum together.  He had so much fun running all over and exploring.  Neither of us had been there before so it was a lot of fun to see. 

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 201

Tonight Orion will be spending the evening with his aunt Krista because I am going to a concert. I'm glad they will get to spend some time together, just the two of them. It should be fun.

Geeky 365 -- Day 200

Lazy days seem to be a recurrent theme around here lately but I am ok with that. O and I made spaghetti for supper and spent the evening playing and watching old episodes of He-man.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 198

Today Orion got to see so many animals.  We went to the Wild Animal Safari so he got to see wolves, deer, bears, and SO many birds.  He also got to feed some geese and fish.  He also went swimming with me.  For the first time he actually stood in the water without clinging to my neck.  Of course I think splashing me like crazy and laughing probably helped that process along.  The sun was shining and Orion was full of smiles and laughter.  I think we both had an amazing time, but we were definitely exhausted by the end of the day.  I'm so thankful for the time we get to spend together.

Geeky 365 -- Day 197

<p>Tonight was a great night. We went out to the park and then to the river to just spend some time outside.&#160; We caught some toads, saw a snake chase a frog, and watched a blue heron flying a around. Orion loved seeing all the animals. It was a great night.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 196

Tonight was a night of very little excitement.  Orion and I picked up the house like we do every Thursday.  He helps me use the swiffer and bounces between running from the vacuum and trying to help me out.  We made some pizza for supper and busted out Cars to watch together.  Orion loves that movie. He played with his horses and took a bubble bath with them.  He spent more time uses the horses to pop all the bubbles than actually getting clean and then was amazed by his pruny little fingers.  It was pretty entertaining. 

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 195

Today was a lazy day around our place.  We read a lot of books and made spaghetti for supper.   Overall it was a nice evening with just me and Orion hanging out and spending time together.  Those are some of my favorite days. 

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 194

The weather is finally starting to cooperate so Orion is getting to spend more time outside and I think he definitely is ok with that.  Tonight we pulled some weeds (which he so helpfully threw in a pile for me), ate some Mexican food, and just watched a movie.  It was a very laid back evening and a much needed day of relaxation.  

Monday, May 14, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 193

I think we're both happy to be home and back on schedule for a little while.  The weekend was a lot of fun for Orion, getting to run around and play with everyone and see so much family, but it was definitely exhausting. This is what the poor boy looked like this morning when I went to drag him out of bed:

He was excited to go to school and see his friends at least.  He was super well behaved this weekend and has been super good lately, which is a well appreciated change from the attitude he was starting to show off last week.  Tonight, right before bed time, we curled up on the couch together and read some books.  He laid on my chest like he always has and I quickly realized that my time to snuggle with him like that is severely limited. He's growing up so quickly.  In 2 weeks he will be starting preschool.  I am anxious for that change, but at the same time not looking forward to it....I am perfectly happy with a toddler.  I'm not so sure that I'm ready for a preschooler.  *sigh*  Where has the time gone??

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 191

It's been a crazy busy day today do that combined with the fact that I forgot to bring my laptop makes blogging a pretty difficult task. We went to visit my mom today and O had a lot of fun playing outside and running around with his grandparents.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 190

Cheesin on the couch & watching a movie.  Not a lot to report today.  Tomorrow we will be headed back "home" so it should be a good weekend. 

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 189

Poor O has a tummy bug so we stayed home today.  Hopefully tomorrow he'll be back to feeling better and we can get things back to normal.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 188

When dealing with a 3 year old boy, the simplest things in life become an adventure.  Going to the store becomes a scavenger hunt and getting in the car becomes an obstacle course. Tonight's adventure was a bubble bath.  Orion had to try to pop ever single bubble.  He would hit them, squeeze them, dump water on them....anything he could do to try to destroy them.  Needless to say he ended up covered in bubbles and I took the time to give him a quick mohawk to add to the effect.  I started taking pictures of him and he decided to pose for me.  First I told him to show me his mad face.

I got the giggles, so I told him to show me his happy face. 

And to switch it up I asked him what he looks like when he is sad 

Apparently in Orion's world sad = duckface?   Either way I thought the pics were hilarious and we had a lot of fun taking them.  The rest of the evening was spent reading comics together and watching some Doctor Who.  I love my geeky baby. 

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 186

With free comic book day and movie time with the Avengers, what more could a little boy ask for.  I would like to think that Orion had a fantastic day of the geekiest kind. 

Friday, May 4, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 185

With another super busy weekend ahead of us I'm sure to have some sort of story to tell but I imagine anything super exciting will have to wait until Monday.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 184

Orion loves taking pictures of himself.  He smiles at the camera and sticks out his tongue.  He likes to try the different color options like B&W and Sepia.  It never gets old watching him.   He will use anything he can get his hands on....my phone, a camera, the laptop, a tablet.  After a while he gets sick of taking pictures of himself and wants to take pictures of other people and things.  I love how creative he is. 

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 183

This is the kind of picture that requires you to make your own caption.  I love this little monkey.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Geeky 365 -- Day 182

Life with Orion is never dull.  He says the most completely off the wall, random things sometimes.  As a parent I never quite know how to respond.  The biggest part of me wants to laugh hysterically, but at the same time I don't always want to encourage him to repeat what he has said in public so I have to stifle that.  For example, Orion had no pants on and is yelling at me.  The following discussion happens:

Orion:  Momma momma momma mommy mom
Me:  What O?
Orion:  Mommy look at my peepee
Me:  Bubby, why would I want to look at your peepee?
Orion:  It's so BIG!!

So at least the child isn't ashamed of his...um...business.....but seriously.  Where does this stuff come from?  It took all of my strength to not laugh so hard I cried, although I'm pretty sure I have every time I told the story.  At least he makes life interesting, right?