April 2010

A Letter to My Daughter

April 28, 2010 Nina's Diary

Dear Nina, You just turned five few months ago and thus you may not understand what I am going to write here, even though you already can read a little bit. But I am sure one day you will. I am writing this after another episode of “fighting” with you to get you to take […]

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A drawing of Nina at a park

April 27, 2010 Art by Nina
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Nina drew this earlier today at her school. It was a drawing of her at a park complete with falling leaves on the right hand side. I like the way she drew herself this time. Very cute.

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Nina and Mathilde

April 26, 2010 Art by Nina
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I picked up Nina from her school earlier this afternoon so her mommy could rest a bit more at home. I asked Nina if we could just walk home rather than waiting for the condo’s shuttle bus. She agreed. So, we walked home. The rain had just stopped about an hour ago and it was […]

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Like Father Like Daughter

April 26, 2010 Nina's Diary

Nina and I had this conversation while I was ironing my t-shirt before we left home for her school. Nina: “Daddy, like father like daughter” Daddy: “Why Nina?” Nina: “Because you like to sleep late and I like to sleep late too” Daddy: “But I like vegetables and you don’t” Nina: “But I like vegetables […]

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Factory vs Surgery

April 25, 2010 Nina's Diary

Nina said earlier today, “Oh No … there is blood. I need to go to the factory” She was showing her hand pretending that it was bleeding. Apparently what she meant to say was surgery instead of factory. 

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Too Much Love is Good!

April 25, 2010 Nina's Diary

I had a conversation with Nina this morning before she left for her ballet class and at the end of the conversation I said this: Daddy: “I love you so much, Nina” Nina: “I love you too much, Daddy” It’s OK Nina, too much love is good. 

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The Sylvanian

April 24, 2010 Nina's Diary
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Nina got this set for her birthday last January. She loved it. She named the rabbit, Belinda, and the mouse, Tina. See the collage of photos from this series at my Masakecil Photography website.

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