We had another afternoon with Los Pollitos, our Spanish speaking play group.
Archive for July, 2011
Papi’s work summer picnic party was today. Wow! What a picnic! It was held at Mt Hood Alpine Adventure Park at Skibowl. They organised a BBQ complete with a soda fountain and ice cream cart and then after lunch we got to play in the park.
There were lots of activities for big kids too like bungy jumping, zip lining, zorbing and indy kart racing. I think my Papi’s bosses are brilliant at organising picnics!
My favourite day in the week is the one where Papi comes home from his work trip. It’s his favourite day too because I help him by calculating his expense claim from the trip.
I like to walk for a bit before jumping into the pram on the morning trek into the office, but it’s a completely different story for the homewards journey. Mum slopes the pram seat back into a lounge chair position and produces a fresh milk bottle from her bag. The late afternoon sun is low in the sky so the pram shade is adjusted at just the right angle to keep the sun out of my eyes but the wind can still blow in and tickle my hair. It also leaves a gap for Mum to reach down and twirl the curls on the nape of my neck when we are stopped at traffic lights and for us to share a smile when I turn my head and look up. It’s such a delicious part to my day I secretly hope we can do a few extra laps around the block before we get home.
Up a giant tree. I had no chance. Mum declared Meow the winner of that game and we went inside for dinner.
Inspired by our neighbours plantation at the back of the house Mum, Lucy and I decided we are going to start our own garden.
Way to go Portland for Sunday Parkways! The events are about getting out and exploring different parts of Portland and today was our neighbourhoods turn to host it. Today was a 6.4 mile (10.3 km) walk around the NW, Downtown, Old Town and the Pearl District with lots of fun things and entertainment to do along the way.
The Oregon Ballet Theatre set their studio up in Director Park this week so Portlanders can watch rehearsals and join in on their classes.
Mum wants to know…