“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 ๐Ÿ™‚

Eliot Smith, songwriter

Treasure map

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 ๐Ÿ™‚ย  Here are a few recent ones (these are rated from Gย  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 sisterย ๐Ÿ™‚ย  Dear Paola, I […]

“Secrets of Droon” by Eliot Smith

He made this little book:

Brownies for Santa, Carrots for Rudolf

A few pictures of Eli’s treats on xmas eve:

A note to mom

This one is amazing. He was up again late drawing after I put him to bed. He came into my room and delivered this note to my bed. We read it last night and afterwards had the biggest, strongest hug for like a minute. I was crying (needless to say) ๐Ÿ™‚

Calculator: A Study

Eli was up late drawing the other night – this was his final masterpiece: