Andrew suggested that this post should be called "Dadaism." :)
Lucy is talking up a storm now and it's pretty much all "da da" all the time in the Powers home right now. Of course, Daddy is over the moon with this new development even though she's not even remotely saying it in association with her father. She wakes up chatting and is still going when I pick her up from daycare in the afternoon. She's obviously very delighted with her recently developed verbal talents so it's a blast to watch her when she gets going. Here's a sneak peek (sorry for the thumb sucking close-up in the middle).