Tag Archives: Arlo

Totally Quotable Arlo: in utero looking out edition

The kids and I were hiking around the woods this morning when Arlo announced to Clementine and me that he knew about things that we’d done as a family before he was born. When asked how he could possibly know what we’d been doing before his birth, he responded, “When I was a baby, I […]

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Totally Quotable Arlo: giant ground sloth edition

Arlo is at a pretty good age right now. He’s still a little kid, but his mind is starting to work in a more interesting way. His play is more imaginative. He’s talking to himself more. He’s making more interesting connections. Every day, he says something that strikes me as interesting. For the most part, […]

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Totally Quotable Arlo: apple crisp edition

Beezy’s opened up for dinner last week as part of First Fridays and we decided to check it out. I think everyone enjoyed it, at least up until the dessert course, when Arlo shared the following about the apple crisp. [To those who have wondered why I don’t post more quotes from Arlo, it’s not […]

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I lack the follow-through to be a good parent

Occasionally I have good ideas. Or at least I used to. In reading through some of my writing from before Clementine was born, a little over 11 years ago now, I was reminded of this. I had ambitious plans. Sadly, though, most of these plans went out the window once the realities of fatherhood began […]

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Totally Quotable Arlo: “all the money in the world” edition

A weekend of intense spring cleaning yielded a mason jar full of coins. I’d put the jar by the door last night, thinking that I’d see it this morning on my way to work, take it with me, and cash it in at the bank. Arlo got to it before I did, though. When I […]

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