Category Archives: Marshall Says

Hugs and Health

Marshall: I want to hug you forever. I don’t want you to die. Mommy: Well, I’ll try not to. Marshall: But you can’t stop yourself. Mommy: I can take good care of myself and live longer. Marshall: Then I want … Continue reading

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Today’s Project

I was cleaning off my desk when I found two partial sheets of stickers. One was creepy-crawlies (snakes, snails, millipedes, etc.) and the other monsters. Some of the stickers were damaged, so I cut off the bad ones and stuck … Continue reading

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Ice Cream: The Hidden Threat

Marshall says, “If you eat too much ice cream, you’ll get cold, and your brain will freeze, and pretty soon it will melt.”

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Pine Cones in Pockets and Other Stories

Dear Marshall, Here are some stories about you. I let you and Livia play with my geode collection one day. You were particularly fascinated with the geodes, and you thought it would be fun to hunt for more. You said, … Continue reading

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Leprechaun Trap 2015

Last year the kids made a leprechaun trap. They failed to catch a leprechaun, but they got some candy for their trouble. They were determined to do even better in 2015. This year’s leprechaun trap was made from a Build-A-Bear … Continue reading

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Martian Still

It’s been a good week for the Martian language so far. Just when I thought Marshall had given it up completely, he hit me with “monarf” (monarch butterly) and “blisterd” (blizzard).

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Snow Power

Last year, Marshall really wanted to build snowmen and go sledding, so he wished for snow. He kept on wishing, and we got snowstorm after snowstorm. We even joked that he was causing the snowy weather (ha-ha!). Then the winter … Continue reading

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Pacedos and Other Things

Dear Kids, We took down the Christmas tree on Saturday. As we removed the ornaments, Marshall kept commenting on how the tree was looking less and less beautiful. He didn’t seem unhappy about it. On the contrary, he enjoyed the … Continue reading

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The Two of You

Dear Kids, Here are some stories about the two of you. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with laundry, and any outfit that consists of more than one piece is likely to get separated into different loads. It happens often … Continue reading

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Talking Turkey

What better way to celebrate the holiday than with a picture of Marshall’s badass turkey.

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