my baby is 12 today

me: since it's your birthday and all, how would you like to be my guest blogger, you know, to reflect on what it's like to turn 12...

ian: hmmm...it's just my first day on the job...

his portrait of choice:

here's mine:

one of his prized possessions, a vintage watch movements necklace he purchased from The Weekend Store while hanging out with his dad at Unique LA yesterday.

happy birthday, my sweet and funny eeny beeny, my violin-playing, tech-support genius, future fencing master, stickler for rules kid...who hates putting away the clean utensils out of the dishwasher WITH A PASSION, who is always ready with a hug whenever i need one...i love you.