What can Lucy do?

Lucy is 3 years old today.

Three.

Three years ago, Lucy wasn’t really able to do much, but there were definitely traces of Shakespeare in her blood.

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“But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?”

Lucy has learned quite a bit in her three years.  While she hasn’t struck any further Bard-poses, she can definitely get undressed by herself – at least when the mood strikes her.  She can also get dressed on her own – again, subject to mood.

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Monday morning she even helped me make my lunch:

Lucy: “I need someone to play with me.”
Me: “I can play with you Lucy, as soon as I make my lunch.”
Lucy: “Can I help you?”
Me: “Sure!  Here, put this in my lunch box over there.”  I handed her a small plastic container.  “Great, now put this in.”  I handed her a vitamin in a small plastic bag.  “Ok, now, do you know where the peanut butter is, in the cupboard?”
Lucy: “Uh-huh.”
Me: “Ok, go get the peanut butter.” 

She did, and immediately put the entire jar in my lunch box.  Hey – she saw a pattern and was sticking to it.

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She frequently makes up games and scenarios for her toys.  Usually one is designated as the bad guy/girl/car/dinosaur/ladybug, and threatens the others with a deepened-Lucy voice. 

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“A-hahaha!  I will throw you all in jail, and when you escape, the lizard will eat you!  HAHAHAHAHAHA!”

While Lucy has not specifically subjected her dolls to the lizard commanded by a shirtless-Ken doll (what is this, “Twilight”?), that storyline would definitely be up her alley.

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And of course, Lucy loves to make everyone laugh.  Much of the time, this takes the form of some hilarity with her expression:

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Lucy is out to lunch.  Or really gets into her lunch – I can’t decide which.

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Ah!  Crazy eyes – CRAZY EYES!

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“Your meager attempt at humor does not impress.”

Life is definitely more lively with Lucy.

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“Really?  Is that REALLY the best ending you can manage?”

Sigh.  Ok – fine.

 

I love Lucy!

 

(See?  I was trying to avoid the cliché, but she pushed me!)

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