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Monday, December 30, 2013

They Call It Potty Training

Life was going quite swimmingly. I had my routine. I woke up, traded in blank-blank (blankie) for a banana and some yogurt, played with my trains a little, went to see my friends at Bible study, etc.

And then, just yesterday, Mama had a horrible idea.

It’s called potty training.

I have to sit on a stupid piece of plastic for hours and hours. Why can’t I do what I need to do in my diaper? It’s worked well for two years. I’m set in my ways. But oh no, Mama says . . .

Don’t you want to be a big boy? Everyone uses a potty when they grow up. You can’t be in diapers forever.

But I looks around at the grocery store, and I find big person diapers. So you see, everybody doesn’t use the potty when they grow up.

I think it’s an inalienable right really, the right to choose to use diapers or the potty. I think my constitutional freedoms are being violated.

But do not fear, I have a plan.

The way I see it, Dada leans to my way of thinking. He said something about potty training being a lot of bother. (Yes, they call it training. Isn’t that insulting? It’s not like I’m a dog.)

So yes, next time Mama leaves me diaper-less, I’m planning a well-staged accident on Dada’s Ipad.

That should bring them around to my way of thinking.

Updates to follow

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Last week I was a "sicky"

I’m sorry I’ve been away a whole week. I took a picture for my blogpost, but then I gets sick. I throws up and throws up and throws up and it was “very scary.”

 But I feels better now.

 Last week it snowed and snowed here in Colorado. I went outside and plays. But then I get very cold. This is me in the snow.
Tomorrow I am going to show my new choo-choo, Percy, the snow.

Percy’s never seen snow. I think he’s scared of snow. But I will teach him how to be brave. I am very brave. Today I eats spinach. And Dada made me swallow it! I almost died. Spinach is ghastly.

 If I turn green tomorrow and explodes, please remember to tell my Dada, “I told him so!”

Friday, December 6, 2013

The Book Bloggy Hop

Book Blogger Hop

I am doing a blog hop. It is called the book blogger hop. It is my firstest one. (Mama did the other one.) I worked and worked on jumping so I could do the best hop ever. But then Mama said I didn’t need to jump at all, it was just about clicking buttons. I’m very good at clicking buttons.

Once I clicked so many buttons I killed-ed Baba’s (Grandpa) computer.

The bloggy hop question is: “What book would you recommend for a Christmas present?”

I would pick a choo-choo book, maybe Thomas & The Naughty Diesel. But I like Mother Goose very much too. I asked Mama what book she would like as a present and she said she wants “Match Made in Texas” by Mary Connealy, Karen Witemeyer, and Carol Cox.

But I do not think I would love that book because there are no choo-choos in it. This is me with my panda bear.

I can say “panda bar” and “polar bear” and “my bear, my bear, need bear.” I can also rawr like a bear, but I already told you that.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Joe-Joe and the Texas Ranger

      I was reading more of Mama’s book today. The hero, Cal Westwood, is a Texas Ranger. This is me dressing up like a Texas Ranger.

Mama took so many pictures I started getting bored.

         The little green engine in my crib is my new choo-choo, Luke. He likes to climb mountains. He climbed all the way up my port-a-crib and then chugged around. But then he fell between the cracks and I had to scream so loud so Mama would rescue him.

      But, do you think I look like a Texas Ranger? Mama says I’m too cute to be a Texas Ranger, but I think I look very manly.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Green Leaf, the Potawatomi Boy by Lisa J. Lickel, illustrated by Brenda Hendricks

                 Today I read a book by Mama’s friend. It is about a boy named Green Leaf. I think that is a very fun name. When I find leaves, I bury myself in them. This is me all buried.

                Green Leaf doesn’t have any friends. I have lots of friends, but I think I love my choo-choo’s best. Because choo-choo’s go “round and round” and make beeping noises. My friends don’t make beeping noises and sometimes they takes my choo-choos.

Green Leaf meets a Luxembourger boy named Henri. I’m not sure what Luxembourger means, but Mama says Luxembourger people speak German. Green Leaf tries to learn so many German words, but it is very difficult. Then when Henri gets in danger, Green Leaf needs to try so hard to remember all the words to save him.
               When I don’t remember words, I just scream very loud and kick my feet. It works well.

From December 1 through December 16, the John 3:16 Marketing Network is hosting a Christmas Book Launch and The Potawatomi Boy is a featured book. As part of the event, the Network is offering a $200 Amazon gift certificate to one lucky winner. For a chance to win, go to and enter the Rafflecopter toward the bottom of the page.

To purchase, visit these sites:
Kindle - on special sale during December 1- 16, $.99
Also available in print from online retailers or from your favorite bookseller. $5.95


Along with the general promotion for the $200 Amazon drawing, several excerpt tours are going on. Lisa Lickel will be giving away a copy of The German Girl to one person who comments on all six of the following excerpts sites:
Kevin Smith – 1, December 2
Paulette Harper – 2, December 3
Lorilyn Roberts – 3, December 4
Emma Right – 4, December 5
Carol A. Brown – 5, December 7
Janis Cox – 6, December 16