Cal got to spend some time with his buddy Mac this weekend. They seem to really like each other. When I'd bring Cal downstairs to see Mac after they'd each been napping or sleeping for the night, the reunion was priceless. They would both smile, talk, and flap their arms at each other. Calvin would then climb out of my arms to walk over to Mac to play.
Calvin enjoyed playing with Mac by putting "hats" on his head (any toy placed on a head is a hat to Calvin), showing him his blocks, and telling him long-winded stories. I wish I could have understood them! Mac enjoyed using Calvin as a balancing tool and as someone to talk to and watch.
Mealtimes were hilarious! The boys reached for each other and food on the other's tray. They both ate well, but had very different eating styles. Cal's food stayed in neat little piles, and he picked one piece up at a time using only two fingers from his left hand. Mac's tray was immediately mixed up into a concoction, and he utilized all of his digits in the eating process =).
We spent some time outside since the weather was so nice. For some reason, reaching for objects in the grass was fun for both boys. Mac sifted through the grass for leaves (before trying to eat them), and Cal stood on the concrete patio and threw a golf ball into the grass to retrieve it over and over again (always trying to keep as much of his body on the concrete as possible).
Personal space was a non-issue for these little guys, but they didn't seem to mind. Somehow Mac and Cal ended up practically sitting in each other's laps for much of their playtime. I'm not sure when you learn how to estimate personal body space before taking a seat, but it seems to be more than a year. I'm so thankful for this sweet friendship at such a young age!