Archive for May, 2014

Memorial Day

Monday, May 26th, 2014

Today is the day to pay tribute to our honored dead.  The day to honor the living is Veterans’ Day, not today. Last week, the little boys and I took Obachan to Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park in Seattle, the cemetery where my Ojiichan is buried.  We had extra flowers between us when we were done, […]

It’s a Monkey!

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Even though he doesn’t have a tail.  So maybe he IS an ape. Either way, we CANNOT turn our backs on him. Yes, he did that all by himself. Yes, the Webmaster is standing just out of the picture, ready to jump in just as soon as I was done taking the picture. Yes, we […]

Yogurt Facial

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

It has to start sometime, so I gave Thumper a spoon and a yogurt cup and sat back to see what he would do. First thing that I noticed – he’s using his left hand. Second thing – he actually had the idea of feeding himself with a spoon down, if not the actual technique. […]

Track Ribbons!

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Yesterday was the last “regular” meet before the Junior Olympics (in 2 weeks), and this time I got to go watch Ane! She ran the 50 yard dash (she needs to not turn to look and see where everyone else is at), and she substituted in again in a relay race.  She also did the […]