The other day Owen tells me, I’m lost in my mind. I asked him what he meant. He said, “Well, I can’t think of the day or the time, and I don’t really know what is going on today.” Welcome the club, Kiddo!
Things Owen said
When playing on the playground equipment one day with Aunt Laura, Uncle Aaron, and Will, Carson decided to start going down the slide over and over and over again. He was having a ball! He started yelling out, Blackberry jam! Blackberry jam!! Blackberry jam!… Laura asked Owen, “What does he mean when he says ‘blackberry …
As I was walking by the bathroom tonight I asked the boys how they were doing in the tub. Owen says, We are good as meadowlarks! I said, “Are you trying to tell me you are ‘happy as a lark’?” He smiles and says, “Yep!”
Owen: Why is it called Titanic? Lane: Because that is what they decided to call the ship. Owen: That’s a good name for a sinking ship, isn’t it?
On our way home from Council Bluffs, Iowa today Owen says, You know what?! Iowa looks just like Nebraska.
Owen asked for more little smokies today and then said, …because I’m that kind of man!
I set some clothes out for Owen today for preschool. He was in his room awhile getting dressed and then I hear him yell out, “Hey Mom, where’s my shirt? You didn’t get one out for me.” I said, “Yes I did. I set it by your pants. It is orange and gray.” Silence for …
One Saturday, after Nebraska lost big time to Michigan, Owen sighed heavily and sadly stated, I wish we lived in Michigan.
At lunch today Owen started talking about things he would tell his own kids someday. I asked him how many kids he would have and what he would name them. He said, I will have 5 kids, 3 boys and 2 girls. I will name the boys Tom, Randall, and Bob. I will name the …
I read a story to Owen about Booker T. Washington today. I then went into a long explanation about how all people are different, but we are all special in our own way. His response, But some people have the same hats. Right you are, Kiddo! Right you are!!