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Another blue as blue sky can be afternoon at the Family Pool.

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We are not the only ones who are ready for summer…

Posted via email from littleforeigner’s posterous After a bit of a brutal rainy season, the first cicada (I’ve seen) of the summer.

First bike wreck

Felix got a juicy bit of road rash on his first “proper” bike crash on the way into town today. He handled it very well, shuffling to the nearest taxi rank with blood dripping down his arms and legs. Brought back lots of (painful) childhood memories. He, at least, was wearing a helmet (unlike his […]

Dandelion clocks

Today the kids loved playing with the dandelion clocks along the shady riverside trails only a hot spring afternoon.

How my son sees me

My 7 year old son surprised me the other day when he presented me with this portrait he had drawn. My palpable delight was, it must be said, by some surprise at how he sees me. At least I’m smiling!