A Little Love Bug's Life

A lovingly devised yet incomplete account of life with Ellie.


Montessori and the Inexplicable Fascination With Paper Products

Something about the Montessori style of education seems to have ingrained Ellie with a deep and abiding passion for both moving objects from one container to another and paper products, as demonstrated here.

Daddy's Girl

People often tell me "it's just a phase" and the Ellie will "eventually grow out of it" ... but all pleasantries and polite etiquette aside ... this is so not a phase. She is totally and completely a Daddy's Girl. Hey, I don't blame her, Patrick is way cooler than me!


Chocolate good.

Ellie has discovered the frothy goodness of chocolate milkshakes.