Monthly Archives: February 2013

Things I never saw coming when I decided to become a dad ….

The communication I have with the school is fun and sometimes baffling. I.E. this email “Dear Parents, Today we finished making models of the Brassica plant. Here are some pictures. Ask your child how they made their plant. Next week … Continue reading

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Yeah, we went to the pool again …

It just is the best thing to do on Wednesday afternoons when school closes already at 2PM. And by now Julius has no problem finding cute girls to play with. And he enjoys a kids’ burger. And finishes this outing … Continue reading

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So, THIS is what they are doing in school all day …

…playing with iPads … and … … have lunch!

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BBQ with Dirk & Vero

Very spontaneous invite to cross the city and head to Top View and enjoy succulent pork from Dirk’s new grill. Kiddo was especially delighted that they now have a small cat.

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Very sporty day so far. First up was running for a charity thing at school with mama, which of course had to start with some stretching: followed by running 12 laps, which is 4.8 km … … while I had … Continue reading

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That stuff grows like weed!

Well, maybe it IS weed? Remember his science project from a few weeks back? He really wanted us to come and see how much it has grown so far.

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The time has come that my 8.5 year old now explains words to ME! Today’s word was:

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Pizza Pizza

Since it is just Julius and me these days (Ritsu is again off doing a workshop), we decided last night to make pizza and Julius was ‘hands-on’ helping!

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Dive Fun at Sheraton Pool

Only 1 day shy of 3 weeks after his recent pool accident, the little fish was ready and eager to get wet again. (The lifeguard remembered him and asked to see the scar) And I had finally found the charger … Continue reading

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Finally, ‘real’ TV

We have a funny history regarding our TV watching habits. In Fiji there was only one TV station (at least the news were in English), but there was a very good DVD rental place and also a good movie theater. … Continue reading

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Meaty Day and lots of Walking

Ritsu is still sick and Julius, as usual, woke up quite early … since it was a beautiful day and not too warm yet, we walked all the way to Negash Supermarket and scored more yogurt (which can be tricky … Continue reading

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International Day @ school

Today, like last year, was International Day at school. Julius had decided to go with the Japanese group again, this way at least he can use his Ninja costume again. And as a Ninja, he was in stealth mode and … Continue reading

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Making Potato Salad (on Valentine’s Day)

Tomorrow is International Day at Julius’ school and for that we were to prepare a country specific dish. Best solution: Potato salad. And Julius just loves helping me in the kitchen. He gets better at cutting (every time I let … Continue reading

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Apple picking in the middle of nowhere

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Track & Field Day

Looks like Julius and Elena are having a strategy meeting on how to deal with the 3-legged run. Finally I also got some video clips from Elena’s mom and put them together:

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