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Nov222008

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"you are my favorite robot maker helper, dad. i super super 'cited you making robots with me, dad. you are my really favorite."

is there anything better than a three-year-old in a paper-bag-turned-robot-costume, talking in her best robot voice and walking her very stiffest robot walk with her dad first thing on a weekday morning? 

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just before bed tonight, eve and ruth, clad in the newest robot costumes (cardboard boxes, we upgraded) ran at, smashed into and literally bounced off of each other over and over and over. robot war. everyone made it to bed unharmed, but now this song (which has been in my brain for well over a year now) is playing on a continuous loop. . . i think maybe i need to make a robot mix so we can have a robot dance party. with a couple more deliveries from UPS we'll have enough costumes for a little civilization. . . add some music, several little bodies and it will be total robotic chaos. could be great. 

 

 

 

Reader Comments (8)

This is my kind of fun.

November 25, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterPam

affirmative.

November 25, 2008 | Unregistered Commentermeg

So great. Kind of reminds me of when my sisters and I would run around our Dad's house to Kraftwerk's "We Are The Robots" song in the 1980s.

November 25, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterABBY

there really isn't anything better. Especially when she is saying it through the binky in her mouth. I'm so glad she still has it!

November 26, 2008 | Unregistered Commenteralyshabean

So cute! I'd be scared what Robot wars would turn into around here.
Chip is a good dad!
*hugs*

November 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterHeatherann

i love the look on chip's face in that picture. you can tell he's taking it seriously!

it was so great hanging out with you guys on thanksgving... sorry i never came back. we had a poop in the tub incident. ugh.

December 1, 2008 | Unregistered Commentersara

At first glance I just assumed that the two robots were the girls, and when I realized it was Chip I got a good laugh! Awesome

December 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJeanie

i love love love how you can see her binky through the robot costume!

December 16, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJ.Crowley

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