Scooters and cyclists

The girls love to hop on their various mobile devices (both the non-electronic and electronic kinds) but as the weather cools off, we have been whirling around the block on scooters, cycles and feet.  Their confidence has grown such that they’re more independent on their wheels.

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Mom’s birthday

So blessed with healthy, happy girls who blow out candles with Mom!  And seemingly we celebrate for weeks on end for each birthday which then equals more than one cake.

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Fun night

The school’s fundraiser created a lot of excitement for the children.  The girls found the games to be fun and the prizes extremely fun!  Mom helped out with tickets sales, and tried to avoid the biting gnat-sized critters that swarmed all around the field.

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Convention friends

The best part of our annual gatherings is the friendships that are developed and cemented.  The girls made several new friends, excited to find some their exact ages.

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The highlight of this preschool year occurred last week when Koma’s turn at Very Important Kid came around.  She had looked forward to the day she could wear the important yellow badge around her neck and perform all the duties it entailed such as being line leader and dressing the weather frog.  She ran to Mom in excitement at pickup time to show off her special role for the day.

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Gorgeous gardens

One evening we drove through town and then decided to stop at the gardens which we haven’t seen all summer. The beautiful evening skies glimmered over the gorgeous flowers.  We found the ponds to be full of interesting fish and lily pads as well.

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Our trip to Africa

Well, it’s as close as we’re going to get for awhile, possibly ever.  Dad hasn’t seen the new Africa exhibit at the zoo and since Halabuji and Halmoni came to visit us this past weekend, we decided to visit again.  The girls wished for two things — one was to see the cheetahs (which we missed last month) and the other was to ride the airtram. Mom wanted to watch an IMAX film (we chose the National Parks one which featured a prairie dog), and all three wishes blew true. Again, we found the new exhibits awe-inspiring — giraffes, elephants, cheetahs, lions, ostriches, etc. The tram ride was somewhat nerve-wracking for Halmoni with whom both girls wanted to ride.  She was worried about the littlest one slipping down under the bar.  The girls didn’t have a clue and simply loved the ride in the air. Dad and Mom are now old people and haven’t a clue how to take a good selfie, so don’t laugh too much.

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