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People I love, people I’ve met, people who have made me a little happier for being there

My niece likes to talk. A lot. Of course, it’s a little hard to understand what she means at the moment when everything she says sounds a lot like “da da da”, but there are two comparatively distinct words she is already using appropriately. Those are “please” and “thank you”. Continue reading

My, but they grow so fast! My niece is one year old now. I’ve almost stopped showering her with gaudy toys when I figured my brother’s house couldn’t take any more. Also, she’s still the cutest little button the world has ever seen! Seriously, this is not an aunt’s subjective assessment at all! Everybody says so! And yes, I know that everybody always says so, no matter how ugly or egg-shaped the respective baby actually looks. But in this case… well, never mind, I don’t have to prove anything to you! *hmph* Continue reading

The most recent most bestest thing that happened to me is my niece.

I like babies fine, you see, but I’m not one of those women who go “ooohhh, where’s the ittybittylittleboopiepoooooo?” before going “THEREsheis, yessheis, oooohhh, she’s soooo preeeeetty!”. Nope, that’s not how I roll around babies. I usually don’t roll around babies at all, but definitely not like that! Continue reading