Thursday, October 30, 2014

Super Alec

Alec got to wear his Halloween costume to school two days this week. So the first day he went as a train engineer like he is going to be for Halloween and the second day he wanted to be a superhero.

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Sometimes super heroes don’t want their picture taken.

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But then they leap and climb large buildings

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and have a change in mood

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and they also know

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how important it is

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to keep a super hero’s fan base happy

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and have good publicity shots.

Alec’s New Trick

Well Alec learned how to do this yesterday at preschool . . .

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Not sure what all they are teaching them but I’m sure this is a skill that will come in handy time and time again.

50th Day of School

Tuesday was the 50th day of school so they all dress-up like “50s kids.” Claire of course didn’t really understand it but she is all about a good theme day. And she was so stinkin’ cute.

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Almost makes me wish she needed glasses.

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And Alec wanted his picture taken too.

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And of course Witch Hazel. Tis her season.

Trunk or Treat

We went to Tents, Trunks and Treats at church last Saturday and had a lot of fun.

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Getting ready to go

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Another for good measure

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The kids with the big scary guy. Claire didn’t mind but Alec was not so sure.

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All lined up for the costume contest. Alec didn’t win this year.

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But Claire did!
She got 1st place for Cutest Costume for 6-7 year olds!
She was so excited.

Monkey Face

When the kids have a good day at school the teacher gives them a monkey stamp on each hand. I don’t know what she uses for ink but Alec always monkeys in other places too. But before I even picked him up this day he had them all over his face too. Mommy isn’t much of a fan of the monkey stamps.

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Mommy Tried

to get some cute fall pics at the Learning Fields the other day. School was out and Mommy and Grammy needed to do some things out at LF and the kids played and had fun. Well, I tried.

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Children’s Museum of Memphis

It was supposed to be a rainy day so we all went to the CMoM to have some fun!

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They fished in the river

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And caught a few

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and they made Mommy the biggest BLT anyone has ever seen at the grocery store

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Claire climbed like a monkey

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And Alec loved loved loved the vacuum tubes that sucked the scarves and blew them out the top – hours of fun

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Alec patrolling the museum

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Claire rushing to a fire

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and later calling in . . .

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that she was hauling in Mommy

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They got to operate

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or maybe dissect

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Claire milked a cow

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Mommy started building a tower

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and finally had to stop when she couldn’t reach any higher (there is a video of Claire pushing it down. We’ll see if Mommy can figure out how to post that)

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They watched some magic

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And Claire and the big kids got to learn how to do a trick (another video if Mommy can figure it out)

We had a really fun day at the museum. Yes, Daddy, Auntie Lance, Uncle Beth and Lorien were all there but somehow didn’t make it into pictures. :-/