Ryan started her “school” this week. She was not thrilled about taking the picture but she seems to really like it. She likes her friends and teachers and loves going to the playground. She goes three mornings a week so Mommy is still trying to figure out what to do with all her “free” time. Another first was a visit to a museum in Gainesville called INK. It is a neighborhood where kids get to do everything and run everything. It was a lot of fun with activities, costumes and play areas. During the week we did all of our normal activities which included going back to swimming among other things. We spent all weekend with Mommy and Daddy going to parks, for ice cream, going to the library and on family adventures. On Saturday, Aunt Kristen played with us so Mommy and Daddy could go out to dinner alone. Of course we missed them but had a great time with Aunt Kristen. We are looking forward to another day off of school tomorrow!
Your mom can find the most unique places for you to visit. I really enjoyed this one. Was there any “profession” you liked best of all? Ryan seemed to really enjoy playing the piano. I think you girls could “handle” most of those jobs. How did your mom enjoy you cleaning her teeth and styling her hair? I noticed Pooh came along for the adventure. It was good that your mom and dad were able to have a date alone. Next to your mom and dad, Aunt Kristen is the best person to watch you as she loves you so much. I am happy to hear Ryan likes her new school. It’s especially nice that her best friend Charlotte is in the class, too. Granny is going on a long adventure this week to Peru so she hopes she can find a unique surprise to bring to you. I will be praying for you this week and sending you lots of love and kisses. I will be catching up from Peru next week. Xoxo
Hello Girls! Poppy enjoyed reading all about your weeks activities and especially seeing all the photos taken at the INK museum in Gainesville. What a neat museum! It looks like you all had fun trying out different professions. What did you enjoy doing most? Being a police woman, deputy sheriff, doctor, hair dresser, piano player, fire fighter, chef, worker or judge? Ryan, how are you enjoying ballet classes? You sure do look happy in your ballerina outfit. I hope you all had a nice Labor Day weekend and are fully rested before another week of school. Poppy was busy today working in the back yard and cleaning the back porch. It sure was hot and I’m ready for some cool fall weather. Granny left today on an extended vacation to the country of Peru. But she’ll be back in plenty of time for Kitt and Garet’s birthday. I hope you all have a great week in school and at home and I’ll be looking forward to reading your next blog. Love you lots! …Poppy
Mommy has a terrible thing to admit–she only took two pictures this week!!!! Don’t for a minute think that we weren’t busy–we were too busy to even take pictures. Poppy was here until Tuesday so we went and got ice cream one last time and played around the house. Kitt and Garet had a fun week in school and are getting adjusted to the longer day and early mornings. Mommy and Ryan enjoyed spending days together including ballet and meeting her new teachers. Ryan and Mommy had lunch with Kitt and Garet on Friday which everyone enjoyed. Speaking of teachers Ryan starts school tomorrow. Every time Mommy mentions school to Ryan, she says she doesn’t want to go so it should be interesting. Her teachers are really nice, though, and Charlotte is in the same class which will be good. The weekend was fun as we went swimming, had ice cream and played at home. We also went to Leapin Lizards and Aunt Kristen’s apartment to play. We were pretty tired tonight and will look forward to some fun things at school and at home this week and hopefully Mommy will take some pictures.
We had a wonderful last week of summer and are looking forward to school starting tomorrow. Kitt and Garet start Pre-K and Ryan has a couple more weeks but she is excited, too. We went with Mommy and Aunt Kristen this week to LegoLand and had such a fun time. We rode rides, played games, watched a movie and saw lots and lots of Legos. On Wednesday we all went to Coralwood to meet Kitt and Garet’s new teachers (Ms. Morris and Ms. Hall). They seem really nice and we are looking forward to going back. Even Ryan seemed comfortable in the new class. In fact, when Ms. Morris took Kitt and Garet’s picture, she also took one of Ryan! We got to see Aunt Kristen several times and also went to Leaping Lizards and Sensations Therafun. On Thursday we went with Mommy and Daddy on our first ever family vacation with just the 5 of us. We went to the Great Wolf Lodge in Concord, NC and had a fantastic time! It is a huge indoor waterpark with lots of other activities as well. Ryan enjoyed playing in the pool area while Kitt and Ryan loved the wave pool and big water slides. We will definitely go back one day! Unfortunately, it is challenging to take pictures near the water slides when someone is always needing to watch us but there are a few. On the way home we stopped in Greenville, SC and had lots of fun running around, eating ice cream and playing with the camera. Our last news to report this week is that Ryan doesn’t sleep in a crib anymore–she also doesn’t sleep in her own room anymore. She is becoming a big girl very quickly. It has been a incredible summer with so many fun adventures, memories and people. We need to get ready for our big day tomorrow so we will see you next week!
What an exciting week you all had! Great Wolf Lodge looks like a really fun place to visit and from the smiles on all your faces, it looks like you had a great time. As always, I loved seeing all the pictures of your activities. Lego Land looked really neat and reminded me of the exhibit we visited when you were here in Pensacola. I also see you were playing some goofy golf. Was that fun? Did anyone get a hole in one? I know Kitt and Garet will be starting pre-K this week and I hope it really goes well and you learn lots of new things. Maybe next summer you can read stories to Poppy! I hope you have another great week and I look forward to reading all about it in next weeks blog. Until then, remember you are all loved very, very much!!! …Poppy
From the looks of things, you girls and mommy and daddy had a fantastic time at the water park.Maybe one day Poppy and Granny could go to the lodge with you. That was a great adventure before returning to school. I am happy to see that Ryan is now in the same bedroom with her big sisters. That will make it easier for mommy and daddy when they read stories and sing songs at night! Yesterday I went to Miss Lisa’s pool by myself, and sure did miss having you girls with me. At Least Miss Lisa came out and kept me company!! I am happy to learn you like your new teachers at school. Your mom tells me there are more girls in your class than were last year so that is good news. I know it will be a fun year, and your mommy will be at the school often to volunteer. Sending prayers and lots of love and kisses.