Archive for October, 2007

October 2007

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

So, the only thing about blogging is that I feel like I need to record every cute thing Arina does, lest I forget. She’s still very affectionate and talks all the time now, though she has a tendency to leave words out when she’s in a hurry. Rather than saying, “I love you,” she says “I you, Mommy” or “I you, Daddy.” Of especial cuteness was her phone conversation with Dad a few nights ago. Scott and I could only hear her end of the conversation, which was “I you, Pop. Ever, ever, ever.”

Visit the gallery for some pictures of Arina swimming — in October, no less. On a particularly warm day, she came downstairs in her bathing suit, and Scott decided to entertain the whim. When she complained about the water being cold, he — sweet father that he is — filled up a bucket of warm water from the bathtub and dumped it in the pool.

Below: One of my latest favorites. I like the pageboy hat, and Arina’s slightly lopsided grin.┬áHer doctor suspects that she was delivered with forceps, which damaged the muscle on one side of her mouth. I love┬ásuch “clues” about her birth and life before we knew her.