: i love how his mind works. i can see his little gears whirl and turn and i just know he's going to say something adorable or hilarious. i took him with me to garden one night and i walked him through it, showed him the to-scale drawing (ill scan it later if anyone is interested, it's HUGE). we often talk about all of the things growing in the garden, and he wastes no time giving me his approval (strawberries, carrots, peas) or disapproval (tomatoes, his nemesis). one day he asked me "how do we eat the flowers? i like eating flowers" in reference to the sunflowers growing. he thinks the idea of eating seeds seems (quote) "weird"
: "mommy, your car is embarrassing" (this after david and i were joking that our car, a 1982 that runs on vegetable oil, was like the embarrassing hippy cousin to the rich socialite new mercedes) david and i busted a gut laughing about this the entire way home.
: upon going down a set of rather large hills on cook rd (for those from columbus) "mommy, this is kind of like going down the andes mountains." !!!
: augustine's appointed superhero names for each member of our family:
david, super dad
me, milk maker (i'm not making this up!)
: he invented strawberry pancakes