Friday, May 29, 2009
I wore my sunglasses on the drive home, all the while Ruby chanted, "Caca gafas" over and over.
And yes, I DID clean them first (hand wipes, napkins and hand sanitizer)!
Does this make me a bad person?
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Ruby also has a new joke that she loves to tell over and over, courtesy of this book that she got from the library. "Guess what? Chicken butt! I got you!" and then laughs hysterically. Sometimes she mixes it up and says "chicken underwear" instead or combines it with her cow joke. A regular comedienne we got here. Well, we can't say she doesn't come by it honestly!
Monday, May 18, 2009
It was really a lovely trip and we are really grateful to everyone for making it so. Ruby has so many wonderful, smart, funny, loving and amazing people in her life!
Anyway, we arrived safe and sound, albeit tired, on the morning of May 2nd and spent the day resting and playing. Papa Norm had gotten out all of Dustin and his brother's old Tonka trucks and toys for Ruby to play with. Not only did Ruby enjoy "play with trucks" time, so did the boys. When Uncle Aaron and Auntie Carol got there, it was time for gifty gifts. Uncle Hal and Aunt Shirley got Ruby all fixed up in some very cool Roots gear and Aaron and Carol got Ruby a sweet rain coat. Ruby's face (I wish I'd captured it) was one of pure joy as she opened her clothes. I didn't know that this started so early! Here is a small taste of her glee: Papa and Grandma also got Ruby some awesome duds and some balls, Ruby's favorite next to rocks. Here is Papa teaching her some skills: She also got these sweet sunglasses and by sweet, I mean totally awesome: Did I mention Ruby was spoiled rotten on this trip and loved every second of it? Papa slipped her a chocolate lolly shaped like....well, I have no idea. She ate that thing like it was her job. Here she is with Papa marveling at her good fortune to get chocolate before dinner: Too be continued....
Friday, May 15, 2009
She adored Grandma Ruth and loved being her helper. She washed crimes (clams) and mushrooms, helped set the table and with the lobster salad for the lobster rolls (oh did we eat good on this trip!).
Yes, Ruby has a lot of wonderful grandmas and she had such a wonderful time visiting with them. She is still talking about washing the crimes and helping with chicken with Grandma and I know she can't wait to see them again.
There are more pictures and stories to share including stories of Papa, Jaybird and Big A, not to mention the new cousin and other adventures. To be continued.....