She shares his eyes, his coloring, his hair.  Sometimes, when I look at her, it’s like beholding him as a babe all over again.

She is smiley like he was and cuddly, too.  They seem to share the same love of music andan afinity for blankets.

I can handle all of that. 

But this?  THIS is too much:


I’m not sure who to be more shocked about.  Ellie is big enough for chongos?  Impossible!


But Philip!  Who let his hair get this long?  He really is the ‘Shaggy Chef.’