This week we had the privilege of attending the Drums on the Pocomoke pow wow in Pocomoke, Maryland. We saw some cool arts and crafts and dancing, as well as hearing some original music. I was hoping for some traditional food, but maybe next year. If you're interested in seeing a couple bits of it, click away! If you want to check out Sue's shop online, it's tigersdendesigns.com.
I'm posting three silly Trooper videos this week. The first is 'Trooper Singing', where you get to see Trooper making up his own song. The advantage to him writing his own song is that no one can tell him he's off key :) . The second is 'Trooper and the Coconut', which should probably be titled 'Jonathan and the Coconut', but Trooper is cuter. It was our cultural experience for the week, and I admit it didn't go so well. The third video is 'No Shorts!', a clip of Trooper walking around in the yard, silently protesting his shorts. I don't think I'm going to post the videos of him SCREAMING about his shorts, because I don't want child welfare to come after me. I mean, I know he's crying about having to wear shorts, but anyone else might think we had put him in a chest full of scorpions or something. He leans toward the dramatic.
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I got a handy hair tip from a friend who used to have dreads. Now I can do Trooper's hair in 2.5 to 3 hours instead of 4, woohoo! Now if I could just keep him from running through the sprinkler without his shower cap, it would stay nice.
I'll be posting a lot more videos next week, but for now, enjoy this video of Trooper's hair and the other new posts.
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Everyone, be warned, I'm going to poke some gentle fun at my well-meaning and otherwise intelligent husband. I'm not going to talk about the holes in my bathroom wall (project started six years ago) or the number of reinforcements he applied to the dog run, including concrete and a couple different wires anchored into the porch. I won't even discuss the living room mirror with its lopsided brackets because I'm assured that no one notices that anyway. Oh, but I can't fail to mention the time he used a rototiller to 'flatten' the yard before he planted grass. That had me laughing my head off, and stumbling in ruts every time I crossed the green stuff we wished was grass. We finally gave up and put a sandpit and play set over it. HA! And that's another story in itself...
The line 'I cut it twice and it's still too short' was written by a man just like my husband.
All that to set up for this little video of Trooper helping dad fix the kitchen sink. The sprayer was leaking a little, so Jonathan decided to replace it. Seven days, six trips to Home Depot, three sprayers, two sink kits, and one exploding pipe (and consequential flood) later, the sprayer is working great. Except that the cold and hot are reversed, but what is it they say? Oh, quit while you're ahead.
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