Perfection. Breezy, sunny, and warm.
Fall. The start of school. Such an energizing time of year!
|first day - getting on the school bus in the morning for UPPER PRIMARY - Grade 3|
|...and first day - arrival home. Looks like a good day. :)|
|first day - walking to the bus for her new preschool - confident little thing, and yes, that's a tiny tiara on her head. :)|
|first day jitters - good thing Daddy got to ride too.|
Tonight's climbing moment.
What do you do when the koosh ball gets stuck way high up in the chain-link fence? Get the dads.
What do you do when the dads are epically failing? Just start climbing.
Ains became the neighborhood hero tonight. :)
*shout out thank you to such a sweet friend for grabbing her phone and filming this!
how to use my new phone (change is hard!)
In The Shadow of Man - by Jane Goodall
Why have I waited so long to read this? I LOVE IT. Such a delight. This reawakens my fondness for primates of all kinds - for the fascinating world of animal behavior and human behavior. Indeed, by reading this I feel both my patience and my awe of people swell.
Settling into the year and really enjoying the energy my kiddos bring.
Tried a new gintoneria - a gin bar - with the girls and found an incredibly mouth watering Indonesian restaurant. This city is an endless labyrinth of tasty discoveries.
|Every single person on the MTR spends their commute looking at their phone.|
One Of My Favorite ThingsDance!
I'm going to a 'private class' this Thursday that I was invited to - with a teacher who is incredibly "flowy" and fabulous. And I'm starting up 4 weeks of teaching modern to interested faculty as part of a 'wellness effort' at school. Nice to be choreographing again. (happy emoticons here)
A Less-Than Favorite Thing
mosquitoes. And the new level of anxiety they bring me.
for Nimfa, our live-in nanny.
to Reggio, Italy in November for an international teacher-study week
and... to Phuket with the in-laws (can you say beach paradise?)