“gideon, put your book down….”

i’ve noticed i’ve started prefacing a lot of sentences that way.  he has a half hour of reading time in the morning and when it’s over i have to tackle him.  “that’s what bookmarks are for son!”  he’s funny to listen to because he skips periods.  his little mouth just goes and goes.  he does the same thing at mexican restaurants.

anyways, i love this picture.  jael and jehu were in bed and i left gideon sitting on the couch with the baby.  when i came back he had carried her in here and sat her in what he must have thought was a comfortable position.  she probably started fussing because when i checked back he had moved her like this:

i’m not sure he stopped reading the whole time.  he really loved this little book.  right now he is reading “buffalo bill” and “captains courageous.”  alternating.  just like his mommy does.

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2 Responses to ““gideon, put your book down….””


  1. 1 aunt meggy June 11, 2011 at 11:40 pm

    love that boy. does he want books for his birthday?

  2. 2 mavis June 12, 2011 at 7:10 am

    the adventures of duc of indochina! of course.
    and ramon of bolivia, kenji of japan and pancho of peru. we’ve already read wu-han of korea and loved it. but the books are impossible to find. albert j. nevins.
    wait until you hear the latest baerg story….


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