Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Day 60: Batteries Not Included

My mother says that in the last days she and my father were together he gave her some of the best advice she ever received. He was talking about me, still so very small, and Mary, he said, she's not a doll. You can't just take her down and play with her when you feel like it. Of course I thought of this on Monday when--after a very failed movie attempt with friends--we came home to play dress-up. Yes, my father's advice is sound advice, but can't a girl have a little fun?

Eva as 1950's pull-my-string doll:
"ma-ma, ma-ma."
Can't you just hear it?
Eva as groovy Peruvian my other-car-is-a-snowboard doll:
Eva as preppy jock doll:
Eva as ballerina-bird-with-bow doll flying through the blue, blue sky:
While she may not be a doll, she sure does look like one.

7 comments:

Stephanie said...

what a gorgeous girl!!!

lindsey said...

That last one is so adorable I can't even stand it.

Richard Hefner said...

Every one of those is my very favorite! And your father certainly was a wise man -- especially for a teenage daddy!

Heather said...

She is amazing, isn't she?

Love the pics! Eva is the cutest baby doll ever!!

Natalie said...

SO adorable!

Zoe Ryder White said...

Amazing. A wonderful use of an afternoon - I'll not go to the movies with you two anytime. So cute.

Unfortunate Logic said...

it's a toss up btwn peruvian eva and ballerina eva. i just. can't. decide...