My second-born, never short on affection, a big athlete in a little body and a snaggletooth for years to come

Video: Jack and I interview each other

I really hope we’re raising a film maker because his interest in television and movies isn’t waning one bit. Jackson’s interest goes far beyond the zombie-like state of zoning out in front of a screen. He memorizes actor and director names, recognizes production companies, and studies action scenes like there’s going to be a quiz. We’ve been very clear about… Read more →

Jackson’s loot and totally awesome cupcakes

Jackson’s birthDAY ended up spreading out to a week-long celebration on account of cards and packages arriving on Thursday and Friday. There’s still another package on its way (he spent a Barnes & Noble gift card from my sister in 2.5 seconds online. Books, books, and more books.) We ditched the huge birthday party/craziness years ago and focused our celebrating on making… Read more →