Monday, 26 March 2012

Sunday, 25 March 2012

Easter Party

Stating the obvious: we love us some easter.
Some scenes from our we-can't-wait-two-more-weeks party including cake pops, easter bonnets, jumping, eating, drinking, egg hunting (duh!), third story egg drop challenge and a Hunger Games themed forest fight (no one died):






















Party Planning






Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Power Dump

... of photos...

my handy-dandy/ techno-savy guide as to where not to live in the greater victoria area...



















Grandma helping Eff with a sock bunny. It remains half made. In a nice way.



















Battle Royale :: Kristal vs. Shannon. I like me some Kristal. But what's up with everybody else's salad spread? Come on people... step it up a bit eh Helen! (btw: evidence #276 of the use of green tape in our home)...




















A Fergus breakfast:




















A non-Fergus breakfast:

























Flat land tramping got a bit too staid...




















Oooh - I love this. Reason number 74 to move to the UK - right up there with pebble-dash council estates and the loop the loop ice lolly - why say "return to sender" when you can say "addressee gone away"... Where have you gone Liza Helps?



















Some recent egg hunts... Grandpa showing off some stellar bended knee action:





















Keegie Weegie seems a bit surprised that I tossed his egg 20 feet up the tree:


























Haha, fooled 'em - broccoli flowerets for all!








Saturday, 17 March 2012

It's Sunny


Not 27 degrees celsius Chicago sunny, but sunny nonetheless. Quick trip to the beach...



















It was beautiful.






































Yet stinky:



















And a little odd - here's a close up of the water showing the small strips of paper (?) that were everywhere. Bizarre. And probably not good either. Or you never know - maybe someone is needing a billion small bits of shredded paper for a party or something and had time to dry them all. Then it could be good.

























An expansive beach scene ... but wait, who goes there? yikes, it's a... it's a...
video
(this would be another example of my mostly failed attempts to create miniature worlds using tiltshift technology. Technology meaning pressing a few buttons. Even so, improvement is possible and funding accepted):