Charlotte, TMI, Pencils, Field Notes, Cafe.

(Please excuse the phone photo.)
I hope she never catches wind of this post. But, growing up in the home in which we live, my daughter (who turns three in April) has a serious affection for all things stationery. And this has been very useful, over the past few months, for potty training bribes. Here she is, with a Field Notes (before she “earned” the matching yellow pencil) and the Blackwing stub I had in my pocket as we enjoyed the sun on the back deck of one of our favorite local coffeeshops.

3 Responses to “Charlotte, TMI, Pencils, Field Notes, Cafe.”

  1. Sean says:

    Thanks for sharing this photo and story. What is so striking to me is, for a child her age, how she holds the pencil.

    • John says:

      She was never that good with gripping crayons, even the triangular kind. As soon as I gave her some pencils around when she turned two, she just got it! (Score one for pencils!)

  2. […] brought my daughter a set of the Summer Camp Field Notes books and pencils for Christmas 2011. She scored one when she started Serious Potty Training a while back. We carry it with us when we go to the coffeeshop, BMA, etc. She finished it last week. Full! […]

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