Month: June 2008

  • Kana

    Evan has recently really gotten interested in learning Hiragana. He’s got a flashcard book like mine and we’ve written up all the hiragana and I’ve put the romaji on the other side. He’s got a kana poster and he’s copied the kana off of it. He doesn’t quite understand that he needs to practice writing […]

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  • Growing up

    We had this conversation with Evan the other day: “I don’t like the outside of this quiche – I’m just going to eat the inside.” “Really Evan, that’s interesting because before you said you didn’t like the inside of the quiche and that you wanted just to eat the outside.” “Yes, well I’m growing up.” […]

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  • Evan’s first book

    It’s quite amazing but Evan wrote his first “book” already. Speaking to Mrs. Gerrish, Evan’s teacher, she said that all of the sudden he started writing the book all by himself without anybody requesting him to do it. Doing something like that on his own initiative was really amazing for Mrs. Gerrish and we’re very […]

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  • First email

    Evan sent his first email today at around 7:00 this morning. He had gone into Nicole’s email account and clicked on new email. He then started to write Andreas’ name in the To: field when Nicole spotted him and helped him out with the rest of the mail. I don’t know exactly what he wrote, […]

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  • Yellow belt

    While I was away, Evan successfully got his yellow belt in Aikido. He’s got a long way to go to his black-belt, but it’s a good start!

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  • Farmer in the dell

    Evan had his class show today where they all sang “The farmer in the dell”. All 40 kids or so were dressed the same in a white shirt and a bandana thing around the neck like a farmer. It was cute. Evan got into it quite well and he was really happy that I was […]

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  • Lost front right incisor

    Well it finally happened. Evan lost his front right incisor which allows his other front tooth to come it. The front right tooth was the first tooth he lost and it had a tooth growing behind it. It was much later than the other front tooth (front left), which he lost later and then grew […]

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