Two minds trying to create a new robot design with the Lego EV3.
Moomba is obsessed with plastic, especially bubble wrap. Obsessed.
Opening the advent calendar.
Elfie arrived via mail from the North Pole.
Trimming the tree.
Patrick opening his Starbucks advent calendar.
Finally hopping on the geocaching bandwagon.
His first geocache.
Discovering Old Town via scavenger hunt. Learning how they used to spin thread.
“Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil.”
The candy store.
It’s tough deciding which taffy to choose.
Sending messages in Morse Code.
Harry pretending to be Patrick – old and grumpy.
Designing and building a Chinese dragon out of clay.
Monster truck on the beach.
Raja loves playing with his hair. Weird.
An incredible sunset.
Shhh….We played hooky from school and took a bunch of selfies with the iPhone.
Harry decided he was going to experiment with Photoshop for the first time by drawing Beymax from Big Hero 6.
Harry in a box.
It is the best time of year for sunsets and I just can’t get enough.
Experimenting with hair gel. I think we should all be scared.
Scrabble with a cat in the box.
The new Diary of a Wimpy Kid book is a huge hit.
Harry as Pen Beard – the pirate.
As we were making slime, Harry pretending it was gross.
A Snail Soup can – but not just any ordinary Snail Soup, it is actually a secret compartment for holding treasures. Shhh….(from the Made by Dad book).
First time holding bunnies.
“I can get it.”
Gathering supplies for the fort.
It’s a Coleman Box Troll.
Just trying to catch up on the last weeks of 2014.
Playing in the pumpkins.
This goat demonstrated some serious determination for that carrot.
And Harry was determined he was going to haul all the pumpkins.
Which one to pick?
Figuring the way through the corn maze.
On a search for “Spookley” the square pumpkin.
Pumpkin carving time.
Harry = Toothless, Mary = koi fish, Patrick = pirate
Searching for magnetite.
Winding down after a long day of fun and candy.
Reading to his bear.
Learning CPR at a science fair. It is hard work.
Riding a giant robotic giraffe.
Harry and his buddy.
Halloween Carnival at school. The cotton candy is oh so good.
..and fun to play with. By the way, he is dressed as Hiccup from How to Train Your Dragon 2.
The Halloween conga line.
The Solar eclipse.
Snuggling on the couch watching tv.
I see you.
Field trip to Cabrillo Monument.
Field study drawing.
Another fantastic sunset.
The birds. The birds.
Monopoly game night.
Dave and Buster. Game time.
Boys will be boys.
iPad time with a snuggly kitty.
Rainbow looming with a rabbit fur on his head. Weird.
A staring contest with a snake.
A Renaissance Fair and pirates? Pirates are always willing to give a hard time.
“Walking the plank.”
How do I look as a mermaid?
And there were birds….
And sword practice (without real swords).
Harry’s Laser Tag Birthday Party.
Having a hard day.
Playing with the iPhone. When Raja sits likes this it reminds of me of Al Bundy ( from Married with Children).
His last day as 9. Being sad.
Kitty play time.
Harry’s 10th birthday.
Organizing his rainbow loom bands into a giant rainbow of color.
Think he is happy about turning 10?
Time to make a wish.
It’s important to find a corner on the floor to curl up and study for a vocabulary test.
Playing with my new iPhone 6. Life is good for Moomba.
Playing with clay. A calico kitty face.
And a koi fish.
A pet fest.
I swear this cat thinks he is human, eating from the counter.
I don’t know how well this cupcake making is going.
But someone is enjoying the fruits of his labors.
End result, 48 cupcakes cooked, decorated and chilling in the fridge.
Harry has the important job of taking care of the baby tortoises at school. They sure are cute.
Origami passenger pigeons.
Learning to crochet.
His first crocheted beanie.
Is that a Beatnik? No, that is just Harry practicing the AltoSaxophone.
Sand sculptures of remembrance.
It is hot. Really hot.
Time to live in the ocean.
Harry’s “I am a Poem” .