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Yoshi’s drawing binge

Eli and I went to Yoshi’s the other night to see parents of some of his classmates perform. If you don’t know it – Yoshi’s is probably the most famous and prestigous Jazz club in the SF Bay area. He did really well through the entire hour and a half, in large part by drawing […]

Old pictures

I came across some really cute pictures of E, and thought i’d pass them along…

“I kinda love you”

I have been having discussions with Eli about how he should probably not send notes to people that say “I love you” ad nauseum, that it’s okay to tell someone you like them but not “love”… anyway, so I find this note in his backpack yesterday (it’s tiny, about 2″x3”):


this is on a paper towel from the boy’s room 🙂

Eliot Smith, songwriter

Treasure map

Valentine treasure hunt for… (guess who)

Eli did this amazing thing on Sunday morning. I heard him get up about 8:15 or so but he didn’t come out of his room until 9! I thought he might be working on his valentines cards, which he has enjoyed doing for his ladies love. Finally he emerges and peeks into my room and was […]

Rulers, basketball guns, football, and note to mom

Some interesting recent drawings etc:

More love

These are to Gianna, his main crush! He MADE the tiny blue envelope in the one (about 1″x2″ in size)


Eli has launched into his love note phase again 🙂  Here are a few recent ones (these are rated from G  to, well, PG 13?)… Plus I pulled out a valentine making kit the other day, and he made three right off the bat: Me! Scott, and of course Paola, Gianna’s sister 🙂  Dear Paola, I […]