Category Archives: Napping

child asleep on deck

Guest Napper #188: Sleepy Sketching

Today we had a high of 66 degrees, which is warm in November, even for Virginia. I guess it put me in the mood for this summer retrospective I received from Maria. My kid came home from school today with a piece of art based on Mondrian, but I think this young artist has a …

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child naps in strange position

Guest Napper #666. I mean #187.

Okay, okay. I know what you’re thinking. It’s a week too late for Exorcist Nap, Alicia. First and foremost, I want to assure you that I know the parents of this baby and he has grown into a fine young ‘un. Whether or not he is still in the running for contortionist at the circus …

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Worldly goods can become a burden.

Guest Napper #185: Toy Box Tycoon

Now that the holidays are (ever so remotely) in sight, my four-year-old can constantly be heard saying “That! I want that for Christmas!” Since this is incredibly annoying, I consider it total justification for beginning my own recent refrain: Santa is watching. But, hey, this little guy may not need to ask for anything for …

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Guest Napper #183: The Princess and the ZZZZZ

princesssingalong

Apparently, being a princess is pretty exhausting. Jeannette sent me this picture of her daughter, who collapsed from exhaustion while she was participating in a Mickey’s Halloween Sing-a-long. Shades of Roman Holiday, perhaps? Uh ohhhhh. No worries. Apparently, Sleeping Beauty woke up on her own an hour later: no prince required.