October 16, 2007

How old?
When did that happen?

A few weeks ago, Arun asked for some soymilk. I poured him a cup and watched him walk gingerly to the table with it, then he drank some before carefully putting it down. It was a regular cup and he did not spill a drop. It dawned on me then how much he has grown. A year ago, he still had not lost his pudgy baby cheeks. And now, he is all boy.

I like to think he is a child prodigy on the cusp of solving many of our societal ills including our impending energy crisis, our lack of viable 2008 presidential candidates and our increasing reliance on text messaging. However, to the rest of the world he probably appears to be just like any other 2 year old boy who loves his trains, chasing his cats, reading his books and blowing raspberries on his kid sister. And that is fine by me. Normal? Healthy? Happy? In desperate need of a haircut and basic table manners?

Is awesome and very much appreciated.

Happy birthday, babycakes.

A Sampling of Simian Snaps from the Past Year




























Two Years

11 comments:

Jenny said...

Isn't it awesome to go back and look at the old pictures? My husband found a video from 2003 on the computer yesterday and we sat and watched it. The boys got a huge kick out of watching themselves on the screen as babies.
And they're so yummy at 2 years. Mobile, somewhat independent, talkative, but not so heavy it breaks your back to pick him up and throw him over your shoulder and razz his tummy. :)

Dee said...

Happy Birthday Arun! I'm so glad I've had the opportunity to watch him grow.

Cagey said...

Jenny,
I love looking at old photos, too. I do not have a single photo album for Arun, I just sit at the Mac and click away. That is good enough for me and it is all neatly organized there by date and function.

Dee,
Eek, I forgot to thank all my Real Life friends and Blog Friends for being such an incredible source of support and friendship for me these past two years. So, um...

Thanks, everyone!

Stephanie said...

Aww, he's such a cute and happy kid! Happy birthday to Arun, and happy second anniversary of becoming a mom!

Monkey McWearingChaps said...

The "Floor Sweeper Helper" sticker is cracking my shiz up. Also love his expression in that one.

Happy B-Day Macarun!!!

Leah said...

He is so adorable! Happy birthday, Arun!!!

Mamma Sarah said...

Happy Birthday Arun!!!

Dooneybug said...

Awww....Happy Birthday little man! He is always so smiley and bright eyed. And man, you can see how much of a boy he has grown into be.

Christy said...

He is such a cute little guy. You're one lucky momma Cagey.

Diana said...

Good lord. How the hell did that happen? He really is a little boy, now.

aibee said...

Oh my goodness, two already?

Happy, happy belated birthday, Arun Macaroon!

Cagey? Watching him grow is such a delight.