Nana Diana Takes A Break

Nana Diana Takes A Break

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Peace And Quiet Or This? My Choice

My daughter, Mimi,
called to ask if I would like her
to drive up with
Thing 1 and Thing 2
BigBoyE and CharlesInCharge.

Is there even a decision to
be made there?

I mean..
Do I really WANT to spend
a day all by myself
drinking coffee,
watching my favorite TV shows,
whilst packing away Christmas?

No...indeedy.
I would much rather watch
THIS  in action.
Our driveway comes down
a semi-steep hill.
All the kids love to drag the
bicycles or
cars or riding toys
to the top and whiz down.

BigBoyE is no exception.
Not only does this one go fast
it makes noise!
Is there anything to make a boy happier?
Okay- GO-
 Why doesn't this thing keep going?
Wait...
Papa will help you!
Papa will teach you how to drive a CAR!
Now, I'm not saying that
Papa isn't a
GOOD DRIVER
(there have been many family
discussions and snickers on
THAT topic- if you remember
I drive and HE rides)
but after just one lesson
BigBoyE seems to have
gone
OFF ROAD.
OH NO!
Now what?
I think Papa needs to go to
Driving School.

Meanwhile..
Scowly and Mama
catch a minute's repreive.
And...now that I have
found my camera,
I will be back with
pictures of our little
Charles In Charge.

Meanwhile, it's off for some
ON THE ROAD
lessons for
MyHero!
After all, he's not quite
ready for the nursing home yet.
your photo name

32 comments:

  1. Oh My, Oh My... Charles in Charge could be called Charles with Cheeks.. What a gorgeous baby.
    And how fun, to have such fun cars at Nana's house...& Papa has time to play... what a fun place you must have. It is no wonder they all want to be there...
    (& you don't have any snow?? we have lots just across the lake : )

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  2. Yep, it's a boy-thing! If there's dirt, they will find it. If there are wheels to be ridden on or taken off, they will do it. If there is noise to be made, they will find and conquer. Now girls are a totally different mechanism which we can explore later.....lol! Looks like you and hubby had a great time!
    CAS

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  3. What a great post :)) YES, it's totally a boy thing.. My son FINDS all dirt no matter where we are..lol.. You guys look like you have your hands full of fun times.. LOVE this post.. How cute is that green lil sweater.. I adore it.. Cute pictures..

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  4. I needed this one this morning. Where to begin? CIC has the most scrunched up face, so he must be dirtying his diaper. Great concentration face.
    Mimi looks better than the last time you posted her, so hopefully, she is feeling much better now.
    The frog hat and mittens are cute!
    I am so sad that BBE already has the trait of not asking for directions. I don't think that MH taught him that, its probably built in.
    The boy needs a jeep to off road, not a pink sissy car! He's saying, Nana- don't blog this! Its going to come back and bite me on the but when my voice starts changing! It'll probably get me beat up in the locker room!
    I see MH needs a compass to get out of the driveway...what a great idea for the guy who thinks he knows everything...just kidding, MH!
    Maybe............bwahahahaha!

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  5. Look at that little scrunched up face. Adorable. Makes me want to have another baby. Might be too old for that, but maybe I can rent a baby.

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  6. Oh, NanaD, what a lovely cast of characters you have. I hope you had a BIG cuppa, then you'll be able to keep up with this crew. Enjoy!

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  7. how funny those cute photos are. I love that little car. off road even ! My little brother once rode a handlebar-less trike down the neighbors steep driveway and skinned up his face...yes,..a perfect face-slide plant..BOYS!

    - KAT -

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  8. The look on Charles' face made me laugh. He almost looks mad. :):) He'll show his brother how to drive in just a short time. Smiles to all of you today, Susie (She Junks).

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  9. CIC is just gorgeous, Diana. look at that precious face & chubby cheeks. Makes you want to just smother him with kisses. Indy 500 BBE coming along nicely! Enjoy your time ...

    Have a beautiful day ~
    TTFN ~
    Hugs,
    Marydon

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  10. So cute! Boys and their fast toys...must be why my hair is going gray, right? :-)
    Vanessa

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  11. Diana, you made the right choice. Peace is found not only in quiet but mostly in JOY. It is the things that bring the heart joy which bring it most peace. :)
    Love the pics.
    Muah!

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  12. What a cutie!! He looks like he keeps everyone busy!!

    I am the designated non~driver in the family...not sure why. I haven't driven on the sidewalk in quite awhile! ;-D

    Stay warm, my friend!

    XO,
    Jane

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  13. They are both adorable, Diana! I love that frog had on Big Boy E. I think you should give Papa the benefit of the doubt and go with the froggy hat obstructed the view for a moment! : )

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  14. Such fun for Papa and that grandson! Enjoy giving those driving lessons.:-)

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  15. oooh, they are just so precious at that age.

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  16. I just love Froggie Boy! What a cutie! And little Charles has THE cutest chubby cheeks ever! How lucky you are, Diana! And maybe on the drive there, you can check out some nursing homes for you know who:)!!!

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  17. SO cute!! What a little cherub that little guy is..what a mush! You are so blessed Diana.

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  18. Sweet kids, and I gather that you do love to play with them.

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  19. Love the car little E. is driving. That sweet new baby is such a chubby cheek one, isn't he? What a cutie.
    I agree with your choice. I always choose the fun option instead of the routine one. It's nice to be asked and needed.
    Hope you are having a good week.
    I am finally back online again......computer died. Alot of catching up to do.

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  20. What a fun day! You can sit down with coffee any old day.

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  21. Could Charles be any darn sweeter? He looks so content and those cheeks, good heavens, they're so squeezable!

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  22. LOL. I do love BigBoyE's hat and mittens. Too cute!

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  23. You sure have some action packed days at your house Diana!
    Hey....where's the snow?????
    xxxooo

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  24. The frog hat and gloves..priceless! Wonderful
    post!

    Jane
    Flora Doora

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  25. Hello Diana,
    So love Charles in Charge...he is so adorable, those cheeks...soooooo cute!!
    Happy New Year and I am glad you found your camera...love seeing your sweet family.
    Suzann ~xoxo~

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  26. So sweet Diana, reminds so much of my youngest!
    ♥Rondell
    PS. Glad you found your camera:)

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  27. How cute! It sounds about right having a male go off-roading. (Loved the previous video of, is it 'Sweet Cheeks'? just darling.)

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  28. You have the sweetest babies in your family!! I know you enjoy them, and we do too. Just watched Sweetcheeks video, she does remind me of Edith Ann...and that's the twuth!!
    Blessings,
    Marcia

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  29. So cute! I know you enjoy them so much. Frog hat and gloves- I love them! Today was my first day w/o people in our house.
    Still in my pj's! Loving it.

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  30. How fun...and CinC is so cute...glad you are back on camera duty...he'll grow so fast!

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  31. What a sweet phamily! I love that little baby? What a cutie and the big kiddos are beautiful too! Love to you!

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