Jack loves his Grampa D. Grampa, you see, provides him with something we can't. Knowledge of cars and mechanics. My arty husband and I really don't know anything about engines and the interiors of VCRs and DVD players, nor do we have any interest. So when Jack hangs out with Grampa, he can join him in the garage, and peep over his shoulder as he tinkers with something or other. It's wonderful for him to have someone he can relate to in this way. Speaking of automobiles, Jack's nursery teachers have told me Jack identifies shapes by car logos! For instance, a diamond "look like a Renault" and a circle is a skoda "which my Granny drives". He can tell you exactly who drives what make and model of car right down to the correct shade. It's quite remarkable. I have to just take his word for it. He proudly tells people that we drive a black Ford Focus. Honestly, our car ain't nothing to be proud of (by the way, dear heart, the check engine light came on again this morning...) but Jack loves it. My husband recently borrowed a company car. It was immaculate. With automatic wing mirrors, cup holders that pull out of every nook and cranny, seats with heaters. You know, the works. Jack excitedly explored the inside, and pushed every button. Then, joking, I asked him if we should get one. "No" he replied, "I just like our Ford Focus." Could you ever believe it?
Anyway, Grampa D came with us on this adventure, which made Jack a very happy boy. Weirdly, we kept coming across dead sheep (4 to be exact) and being the curious boy Jack is, he directed all his "why" questions at Grampa, giving me and my husband a much needed break. It went something along the lines of "why that sheep have no head, Grampa?" ... "why it head decompose, Grampa?" ... "why it die, Grampa?" and so on and so forth. Grampa aint too shabby at answering questions about death. He's much better than we are. He doesn't sugarcoat the truth, it would seem.
Look at this crazy lovely day? T-shirt weather! And what a gorgeous t-shirt it is. It was sent to us by our pals at Mini Mioche. Love the little pocket. I dare say we wont be getting too many more days to wear just a tee now Autumn is fast approaching, but this tee will be perfect for layering under cardigans and hoodies. Mini Mioche are kindly giving my readers 15% an order with the code moon15. Thanks so much to the guys over there for the discount. Jack is also wearing green skinny jeans from Zara Kids, and his original Hunter Wellies.
Of course, our darling wee Noah came too. Jack wouldn't have it any other way. Jeekers, how he loves his wee bro, and I can so clearly see how much Noah adores him. He saves some of his best smiles for Jack. I love my trusty Boba wrap. And it's not just me that wears him in it. All the men in my family don't mind embracing their feminine side, mostly my husband who you'll often find sporting the Boba, like the big earth Papa he is. Right on, Daddio.