Box graffiti

June 29, 2015
The best thing about Mum and Papi getting new stuff is Rafa and I get to play in the box.

The best thing about Mum and Papi getting new stuff is Rafa and I get the box.

And we're allowed to graffiti these walls.

We’re allowed to draw on these walls.

In fact Mum loves my graffiti so much we get to keep the box another week.

The better the graffiti, the longer we get to keep the box. ┬áThis box won’t make it out to recycling for a while.

The July 4 celebrations have begun

June 28, 2015
Celebrating Texan style with a HUMONGOUS BBQ.

Celebrating Texan style with a HUMONGOUS BBQ.

There were heaps of kids to play with.

This was my kind of BBQ because there were heaps of kids to play with.

We hung out on the lake lookout. Played tag and soccer.

We hung out on the lake lookout. Played tag and soccer.

And we learnt a new game - volley ball.

And we learnt a new game called volley ball.

One of the guys then told us a bit about the history of July 4th and the meaning of Independence Day. Some of the older kids all read a bill from the bill of rights.

One of the guys then told us a bit about the history of July 4th and the meaning of Independence Day. Some of the older kids read a piece of the bill of rights.

Then it was time to say the Pledge of Allegiance and we all said Happy July 4th! Unfortunately we had to leave before the fireworks started, but there was lots of lightening in the sky!!!

Then it was time to say the Pledge of Allegiance which I knew from school. Unfortunately we had to leave before the fireworks started, but we saw lots of lightning in the sky instead.

Exploration Park

June 27, 2015
There's a new park in town.

There’s a new park in town.

It's filled with lots of cool stuff like this roller slide

It’s filled with lots of fun, original stuff like this roller slide

And the longest swing we've ever seen

And the longest swing we’ve ever seen

All aboard!!!!

All aboard!!!!

Ah, this one is perfect for just two, and so relaxing!

Ah, this one is perfect for just the two of us, and so relaxing!

We helped make several forts out of the big blue bricks.

We teamed up with other kids to make several forts out of the big blue bricks and sticks.

A perfect jumping platform.

They were perfect jumping platforms.

Or a social visit.

And perfect for social visits.

After over an hour of running around in the Houston heat we were red as beetroots and it was time to go.

After over an hour of running around in the Houston heat we were red as beetroots and it was time to go.

Beyond the bridge was still unexplored territory.

Even though beyond the bridge was still unexplored territory.

So before leaving we negotiated an agreement to return soon.

So before leaving we negotiated an agreement that there would be a next time.

Friday night car races

June 26, 2015
vrooooom

vrooooom

Career day

June 25, 2015
Since I'm planning on being a firefighter Mom when I grow up I was particularly happy to host the Willowfork Fire Department today. They taught us about fire safety and let us hang out in their truck.

Since I’m planning on being a firefighter Mom when I grow up I was particularly happy we hosted the Willowfork Fire Department at the office today. They taught us about fire safety and let us hang out in their truck.

I have no idea why Mum thinks this is a bad idea

June 24, 2015
A diving board for my pool.

A diving board for my pool.

C'mon Mum! It's a genius idea!

C’mon Mum! It’s an ingenious idea!

3...2...1

3…2…1

HERE . I . GO!

WATCH ME EVERYBODDEEEEEEE!

...and...

…and…

SPLASH!

SPLASH!

The brick people

June 23, 2015
We had special visitors today who brought lots of bricks for us to play with.

We had special visitors today who brought lots of bricks for us to play with.

We built a dump truck with our box of bricks.

We built a dump truck with our box of bricks.

My octopus

June 22, 2015
"Mum, look at my octopus!" "That's great Raff. It looks like it's missing a few legs?" "Yeah, it got eaten by a shark."

“Mum, look at my octopus!” “That’s great Raff. It looks like it’s missing a few legs?” “Yeah, it got eaten by a shark.”

Papi’s Day 2015

June 21, 2015
Te queremos mucho Papi!

Te queremos mucho Papi!

Jurassic World

June 20, 2015
We were all on the edge of our seats!

We were all on the edge of our seats!


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