At the dentist on Tuesday, Finn compared his teeth to the shark’s teeth.
He was thrilled with his new Captain America toothbrush and the rest of his new dental loot, and he did a backseat show-and-tell all the way to school.
Thea went on a tour of Hoover Elementary School, where she’ll be a first grader in the Fall.
She especially liked the music classroom.
Finn ate corn-on-the-cob for the first time!
But Thea had a very loose, wiggly front tooth, and could not eat corn on the cob.
Finn couldn’t wait to brush his teeth, with his new dental loot!
On Saturday, Jada and I took the kids to breakfast at Roxy’s.
And to the State Museum, to play.
And visit the amazing mammal dioramas.
Then we walked down to Artsfest, along Riverfront Park.
Later, the pool was open and the kids couldn’t have been any more excited!
Thea lost that wiggly front tooth!
Jason arrived and they headed to the water slides. In each of the past couple summers, the lifeguards have told her she’s not quite tall enough to go…
But, this Summer, she got the nod!
The next morning, we met some good friends for breakfast, and Thea took Jack’s teasing in stride.
A little later, we explored the neighborhood some more, and Thea wanted to be in charge.
Nana, Auntie Lala and Bill came over to cook out and eat. They put the finishing touches on some incredible Angel Food cupcakes, filled with Coolwhip and pineapple.
And topped with strawberries.
Thea was thrilled with her half-dollar take from the Tooth Fairy. She’s reported that John F. Kennedy, Jr. is her favorite president: “I like his hair”.
We went back down to Artsfest, and Thea got a butterfly painted on her check.
Finn got his daily dose of chocolate.
We ran into Shawn and Olive.
I asked Finn if he was making a wish on the river, but it turned out he was just trying to blow the cobwebs off the bridge railing.
Then, we went out to the country and had a nice lunch with Joanne, Nonna and Baba.
We went for a walk and spotted a few horses and geese.
Thea picked some flowers for me.
Finn stood on a tree stump and examined his dirty fingers.
And later, back at home, we played some hopscotch.
And tried out our new sidewalk chalk!