There is road construction being done in front of our house.  Just that alone is AWESOME for a 4-year-old boy. Pair that with the fact that I somehow convinced him they were building a moat around our house: we have reached a new level of awesome in these parts.

Mason: “Mom, please ask Dad to buy a kayak at REI after work so that he can get home.” “Did you tell him?”

"I wuve you, brother."


The conveyor belt dumping hot asphalt into a dump truck was the winner for Mason. Maiya on the other hand, noticed a bug in between the window pane and the screen and she was very intent on kissing it.

The three amigos.