The best thing EVER.

10 Mar

It is Seabass’ 10-month birthday today, and I’m excited to report that he is an absolute joy. 

Yesterday, I had planned to take him to the gym, drop him off in childcare, and sweat buckets in a spin class.  But as soon as I started to strap him into his carseat, I realized I didn’t want to do it –  I didn’t want to be apart from my baby for anything.  I even said as much out loud to no one in particular. 

So I took him out of his car seat, shed my spandex and re-clothed, packed a picnic, and brough Seabass and Murphy down to the park for a couple hours.  The weather was spectacular yesterday – you gotta love California in March! – and people on the street seemed carefree and a little giddy from the sun and the warmth. 

I took this video as Seabass watched some city workers trim a tree on the edge of the park.  For a little boy, is there anything better than a sunny day at the park watching a crane and guys in hard hats?  I think not.


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10 Responses to “The best thing EVER.”

  1. AKeo March 10, 2011 at 10:59 am #

    My little guy watched a bulldozer for an hour last weekend. He stood on the kitchen chair, looking out the window.
    Glad you enjoyed the day!

  2. Peggy Pottenger March 10, 2011 at 11:05 am #

    J, I loved this! Made my night! Smile!

  3. Jen March 10, 2011 at 11:08 am #

    Awww he’s cheering them on! 😉 Too cute.

  4. Hannah March 10, 2011 at 11:21 am #

    my little guy got really excited over the popcorn maker the other night…something about loud noises. it was hilarious

  5. Kristin March 10, 2011 at 11:58 am #

    So glad you had a lovely morning! Go Seabass!

  6. Carrie March 10, 2011 at 12:03 pm #

    Adorable video!! He is so cute.

  7. g March 10, 2011 at 12:47 pm #

    This may be one of my favorite posts yet. I love your love for your son.

  8. sarah March 10, 2011 at 1:15 pm #

    this is absolutely adorable–i love babies in big hats. it’s also making me wish upon wish upon wish for spring weather…the midwest is significantly less sunny and warm right now 😦

    • Destrie April 27, 2014 at 12:13 pm #

      Cheers pal. I do aptreciape the writing.

  9. Auntie K March 10, 2011 at 2:15 pm #

    so cute! once upon a time we lived for awhile with friends near the beach & the train tracks- so whenever we heard it in the distance, we ran out to watch it go by- so exciting! love how little boys love this stuff

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