Thursday, May 7, 2015

Sunshine Singers 2015

Ms. Ouida and Ms. Bonnie had their annual “Sunshine Singers” Program. This will be the last one since Ms. Ouida is retiring this year. The kids have been with Ms. Ouida since they were only weeks old, so this change will be very hard for all of us!

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Here come the kids!

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Luke was a little more reluctant than Gwynn.

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We love our friends at Ms. Ouida’s!

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Surprises from Grandma and Pop…

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Luke and his friend, Emma.

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We got to see some of the kids art work after the performance.

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We were so blessed to have Ms. Ouida and Ms. Bonnie keep the kids for the last (almost) 4 years. We will miss them, and our daycare friends, so much. We are planning lots of play dates with friends for this summer!  

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Zoo Trip #4,587

We made a trip to the zoo with the goal of seeing the sea lion show and to feed the giraffes.

The sea lion is very well trained.

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Luke needs some practice with how to take a picture in one of these things.

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Luke wondered why this giraffe wasn’t moving around much.

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Gwynn is ready to feed some giraffes.

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“Heyyy guys.”

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The giraffe anxiously awaits her mid-morning snack.

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Gwynn was a little hesitant to feed the beast at first.

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Mommy holding on in case Mrs. Giraffe tried to eat Gwynn.

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Gwynn warmed up the more she fed her.

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Luke watching.

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“Gimme some more!”

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Luke’s turn.

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Luke thinks he’s about to lose a finger.

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“Weeeeeee!”

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This girl could easily eat Luke’s forearm in a flash.

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Now that she’s had her fill she’s off to do whatever it is that giraffes do.

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“That. Was. AWESOME!”

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A random vulture next to the giraffes.

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Posing.

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No one in this picture was ready for it to be taken.

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Friday, May 1, 2015

Camping (not really)

Mimi, Aunt Sherry and Uncle Kenny went camping at Oak Mountain and we decided to visit them to see if the kids might want to go camping themselves.

Checking out Mimi’s tent.

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A view of the set up. They’ve got running water, electricity and a building with a shower and bathroom 50 yards away.

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“Who wants to go camping?” Gwynn isn’t so sure yet.

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Kenny grilling while Gwynn looks for firewood, which for her was a bunch of pine straws.

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Luke sneaking a cheese puff.

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It doesn’t take much to entertain Luke sometimes.

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Luke is happy about his hamburger.

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Gwynn is more of a cheese puff person.

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Gwynn blowing on a burning marshmallow.

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Luke prefers his marshmallows raw.

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The campsite was next to a playground with several swings and perhaps the scariest slide ever. It must be 30 years old and was narrow at the top with no barriers on the sides so the kids could fall down about 10 feet fairly easily.

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“You better gimme that marshmallow!”

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