the 90th minute

Until September 2007, when my oldest daughter was born, this blog covered daily life and politics in Israel, as well as Hebrew-English linguistic issues, from the perspective of an American-raised journalist and translator living in Israel. Now it mostly serves as the SmunchMonk&Bear news agency, a portal into the bizarre universe of the little people. Read more at:

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Any Smunch-sized space will do

As you can see, Rimonit is thrilled to have dumped out whatever was in the basket under her stroller seat in order to make room for her to climb into it. If I recall correctly (this is from about a month ago - okay okay, we take too long to upload our photos), this was the same day or the day after she had snuck one of my shoes and one of Warren's shoes into the basket as we were about to leave for day care; and if shoes can fit inside, why not a Smunch?

She now channels her stroller-related climbing ability into clambering in and out of her regular seat, which she does all the time now, requiring us to keep the brakes on in the house so it doesn't move around while she climbs (it's a stable stroller, so fortunately we don't have to worry about tipping-over issues). All in all, she's quite the monkey.

I expect to get paid by the hour, you know

Okay, so Pesach is long over by now, but here's Rimonit getting ready for some pre-Pesach cleaning. She just loves pushing around the floor cleaner thingie and/or the broom! Note some of her favorite things: a cup clutched in one hand and a bag over the other.

And here she is in (somewhat fuzzy) action: