Aaron Becker

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This is the Harold and the Purple Crayon for the new generation and I love it.

and here we have a wild aaron carpenter looking fucking adorable, excuse me while I get my inhaler.

The other night, Terrence gifted me a copy of Journey by Aaron Becker

He said that he saw it in Barnes & Noble and immediately thought of me; “that little girl is you” he told me as he watched me flip through it for the first time. 

It’s a picture book about a lonely girl who picks up a magic red crayon one day and draws herself a door to a world where she goes on adventures and eventually finds a boy with a magic purple crayon to go on adventures with. I am by no means doing it justice by trying to explain it.

It is ridiculous how gorgeous this book is. I cried – partly from the sentiment behind the gift, partly from the fact that this book is just perfect and touched my heart in a special way.

Seriously. Find this book. It is perfect and beautiful and touched my heart and thank you so much for the present, Terrence. 

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We bought this flying dragon boat for our daughter’s room before she was even born. As excited parents-to-be it was a bit of a splurge, found in a Brooklyn boutiquey children’s shop.  Recently, she didn’t want it hanging up anymore, so we got to take it into our own bedroom.   One of the best things about having a kid is you get to buy stuff that you really want but would otherwise not!