Joshua pitched the last inning of the boys’ last baseball game (7/10/08). He got 2 strike-outs and a several walks. Here he is getting strike 2 off the other team’s best hitter. The next throw would be strike 3 (looking), out 3, game over!
At Elijah’s soccer game today Joshua and I were playing our own game on an adjacent field. An older girl, probably about 10, kicked a ball fairly hard that hit Joshua and knocked him down. Joshua sulked for a couple of seconds and the girl ran up and said "I’m sorry. Are you OK?"
After a couple of more seconds, the girl ran off and Joshua said:
"I don’t like "ok" and "sorry". I don’t like those words. Those are baby words. I like cool stuff, not baby stuff. Everyone but me is a baby. That girl is a baby. Everyone is a big baby but not me …. or that boy over there. He’s not a baby, but just me and him."
Joshua likes cartooning. He often comes home from school with new creations. His latest creations concern a squirrel who witnesses rather violent, random accidents and exclaims, “ma ma mea”. We think they’re pretty funny, and at least he is learning something at school. Until I can get the originals online, I tried to re-create his…