Thursday, September 13, 2012
You guys, in three weeks and two days my first baby girl is going to be five years old. She writes some and reads a little and somersaults and rides a bike and can count to five in Japanese. Seriously, it's milestone after milestone around here, and I am dizzy. One thing hasn't changed, though, and it's this face. This angelic, wide-eyed face which could easily melt your heart into a useless pool of butterscotch except that it's all an act - my silly-pie Lena can only manage it for a second or two before falling apart in belly giggles, rolling on the floor in a continuation of her daily 14-hour ham-fest. Only occasionally do I catch this little innocence act on camera. Here it is once before, almost exactly three years ago:
I know, I know. If she ever figures out how to use this face to attract a date, we are seriously, honestly doomed. I know.