Just wanted to mention that while we were in the line for the Peter Pan ride at Disneyland — I mean literally just while we were standing there, inching forward — H. figured out hugging. It was adorable, because he was very enthusiastic about it. He’d fling his arms around my neck and put his head on my shoulder and squeeze me tight for minutes at a time.
Also, we recently acquired a keyboard. It was sort of a ridiculous purchase given the extreme smallness of our apartment, but we are enjoying it.
Finally, Elana’s cousin Bobby was one of the chief organizers of Ciclavia, a massive pro-bike undertaking in which they close certain streets to form a huge bike path from Little Tokyo to West Hollywood. Bobby’s dad came into town to check it out and we met up with him on a break from all the cycling. This was after a tasty lunch at a nearby Japanese restaurant: