Sunday, November 05, 2017

Cindy's Home!

Frances and her kids met us halfway at Ranger to hand Cindy over to us so that we could hopefully safely bring her back to Abilene :)

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I know these are photos of a pretty generic looking truck stop, but when I first came to the States, these were like little playgrounds for me :)  

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I believe the little boy sees them as such too :)

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The kids are sooo grown up, it is ridiculous :)

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I know, I know, I have no pictures of Cindy for some reason, but otherwise, we are grateful she is home :)

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Flu Shots.... CHECK!

The little boy woke up yesterday, not knowing that he was about to get a flu shot later in the morning.  To be fair, neither did we.  Long story short, we stopped by the Paed's office and scheduled an appointment right there and then.

The little boy had said earlier, "I think I would rather just get the flu shot, get it over with, and not have to think about dreading it any more".

So, really, he didn't have time to dread it at all. LOL :)

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After that, he hubs and I had our shots at the HEB Pharmacy.  I had to fill in forms and wait for our turn etc, so meanwhile, the little boy found an empty box he could play with.

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I love that he can still have a lot of fun amusing himself with an empty box just coz mom and dad are having to wait around for their Flu Shots.

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Thursday, November 02, 2017

Halloween 2017 Part 7 ( last but not least )

After having a grand time at Hillcrest, we decided to hit the neighborhoods.  We managed to find one where most people were participating in giving out candy, but with hardly anyone else trick or treating.

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Daddy and Mommy stayed close by the whole time, while trying to give the little boy a bit of space as well.

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It was heartwarming to see people opening up their homes and hearts to the trick or treaters.

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We DID manage to come across some other kids though, and share candy stories a little.

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There was also the time when the little boy mimicked an inflatable, terrorizing what seemed to be the ground in front of them.

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The little boy is always polite and courteous, so we didn't need to worry that way.

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but at the back of my mind, I would sometimes think, "What if the person who opened the door decided to do a trick instead of giving a treat??"

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Well, thank goodness we didn't encounter any of that sort, but instead, came upon a family that had opened up their entire back yard to the public.

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They even had out games and music and got dressed up and everything.

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Needless to say, we were quite impressed.

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We tackled a few more houses on another street, 

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and decided that even though it had been a fun filled evening, 

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that we were going to take our loot  and head on home

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till next Halloween :)


Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Halloween 2017 Part 6

Hillcrest Trunk or Treat

Halloween Night - Yoda rides again. All nice and snug under like, 4 layers of clothing.

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:)

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I know I'm supposed to know who people are under their makeup, but I am still trying to figure out who this pair was :P

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I for one, was glad to be inside where it was warmer, albeit noisier :P

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The little boy quite enjoyed painting faces on the tangerines that were handed out.
I wondered why they didn't use tiny pumpkins this year.
Hmmm.

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Then it was off to Fun and Games!

 ESPECIALLY the Bounce Houses.

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And there were SEVERAL of THOSE.

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The lines to play the various games weren't too long, and so it wasn't too bad.

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Once again, there was the Cupcake Walk / Musical Chairs thingy

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The little boy was incredulous to have had his number called out at the very first try :)

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Love you, little boy.

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Halloween 2017 Part 5

Safety City

We went on to Safety City after Boo at the Zoo, and this time we were actually there NOT when they were about to close.

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So, we had time to actually wander around and see the sights and gather some loot :)

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ALSO, there was time for a cupcake walk!

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