Monday, September 10, 2012

September 9, 2012 ~ On the Fence

You know how dogs and cats can just "sense" that they are soon to be making a trip to the vet? I swear Billy senses when we have to go out.

We were on the fence about leaving. But some close friends were getting married, and it's not like they get married every day. But it's also Billy's breathing and health and he's still not 100%. He's still audibly breathing and definitely putting more effort into each breath than he should. But, after a talk with the doctor and more medicine we did decide to go.

Of course, knowing that we were going, Billy tried to get himself into just about as much trouble as he possibly could.

For example:

"Mommy, I go kick Buddy". (He's telling me he wants to go over and kick Buddy, so is sleeping.)

"No. Don't kick Buddy."

So he runs over to Buddy, kicks him hard in the ribcage, puts on his devil-may-care grin and says, "I no kick Buddy!"

Okay, that's it! Time out, dude. This is actually more about listening to me than about the actual action. We're having issues with him listening.

And Grandma was equally having issues with him listening to her while we were gone. I checked in several times during the course of the wedding. I might have been mildly concerned, even after medicating with a glass or two of wine. He tricked Grandma into skipping his nap and got himself into all kinds of mischief.

One highlight from this weekend:

I fixed Billy a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Yum. He loves PB&J. But today he was more interested in licking the contents out of the sandwich than with eating the bread. He pulled apart the two pieces of bread to get to the interior. The jellied bread was discarded after a few licks. Then onto the peanut butter. he licked off as much as he could. But then what? What would you do? Eat the bread? No! Use the bread to smear peanut butter all over his face! He lathered up and laughed about it. I guess peanut butter makes a great moisturizer.

And one last note:
Congrats to R&M on a beautiful ceremony and a reception that 'rocked'. You guys are awesome.

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