2009-03-08: Walking down stairs, riding the big boy swing, Niklas is getting big. Or maybe I've become
horribly lax in my parenting. Either way.
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Niklas is unimpressed with the view from the widow's walk.
Here's Niklas challenging me to leave my walled city and settle this once and for all.
If it's March, it's time to lounge around by the pool.
Niklas loves to sit on the beach at sunset. And to cast spells.
If Niklas get a hold of my keys, I'm pretty much screwed.
Here's Niklas and a demonstration of my lack of understanding about how reflective surfaces work.
Niklas taunts some fish.
Here, Niklas makes a mockery of my instructions for him to "be careful".
This is Niklas in his efforts to "fix the tree".
Niklas is disappointed to find that they're aren't any shells left for the guns at Dockyard.
Here's Niklas spearheading an effort to get us some cookies.
2009-03-15: Here are some pictures of high spirits Niklas. I don't have any pictures of crazy Niklas as there's no time for
photography when that dude's around. Crazy Niklas requires your full attention, lest you never see your keys again. For any pictures you want to print, just right click on them and select "save target as".
Here's Niklas laughing at a statue because it has to study. Your time is coming, Niklas, just you wait.
Niklas likes going to Somerset Bridge, but mostly because there's a picnic table to climb on. He doesn't really care about the bridge.
This is Niklas going down a slide on his stomach. Or maybe he's being shot out of a tube, who can keep track?
Despite appearances, Niklas did not fight crime in the thirties.
Here's Niklas with the mile marker he kept insisting was a urinal.
Niklas celebrates his half-birthday with some cupcakes. I have similar plans for my half-birthday.
Here's Niklas outside of our house. He's laughing because I said "broccoli soup".
Can burying Niklas up to his knees in stand keep him from wrecking up the beach?
No. Nothing can do that.
2009-03-18: Here are a couple of pictures of Niklas playing in the dirt. Niklas playing in the dirt is not uncommon, but sanctioned
dirt playing should be noted for posterity. For any pictures you want to print, just right click on them and select "save target as".
Well, here are Niklas and James after most of the dirt playing is already over. I'm always on top of things, picture taking-wise.
Here's Niklas and the gentleman from the golf course who helped us plant the tree.
This is Niklas and me on the ferry into town. He's smiling because I haven't yet told him we're heading to town to make him a haircut appointment.
2009-03-30: Here are some pictures of Niklas with the couch, the post office and hopefully some slightly more interesting stuff (though
I am quite interested in spending time on the couch). For any pictures you want to print, just right click on them and select "save target as".
Here's Niklas riding on my shoulders, or as he calls it, "riding the pretend horsy".
Niklas takes Andrya's and my bed for a test nap.
Niklas apparently expects me to break out some violence.
Here's Niklas taking a break from running around perilously close to severe drop-offs at Ft. Scaur.
He did a lot of running that day, so it would seem.
This smile generally indicates either upcoming mischief or a reflection on some past mischief. Or both, I guess.
Niklas prepares to roll, roll down highways with a vengeance.
This is Niklas pretending to take my picture with a Matchbox VW Beetle. They're known for quality photography.
Niklas informs some pretend person that there's a pretend phone call for them.
Here's Niklas carrying the mail into the opponents zone.
Niklas looks displeased at being asked to pose for a picture.
Shockingly, he looks even less pleased with a snack.