Yes, that is the real name of a “museum” we visited this weekend. We went with some friends, all aware of how little we knew about what we were getting into. This place was basically a series of black-lit rooms with large-scale paintings on the walls/ceiling/ground. Each painting had a diagram of where to stand … Continue reading
Posted in September 2013 …
After preschool yesterday, we loaded up the kids and headed to the northern, less urban part of the island. We were seeking a highly recommended, highly touristy location- Pineapple World. As the name implies, PW is a place devoted to all things pineapple. And if that isn’t odd enough, PW also houses a rather large … Continue reading
Weekend adventure, part 1
Elliot got the entire weekend off! We initially thought we might try to go camping, but it is seriously hot here… so I vetoed that suggestion. We’re living on a tropical island in Southeast Asia, though, so we had plenty of options. We spent Saturday at a beach called Hidden Beach. I’ll just start by … Continue reading
What a week!
Isla started preschool this week, a Montessori school in town (i.e., not on the base where we live). I started exercising again, a group called Mommy Recess (almost as misleadingly named as Stroller Strides). Moms meet at an outdoor basketball court and get worked by a personal trainer while tots and babies play, sleep, snack, … Continue reading
The wonderful wonder museum
Today we re-visited the wonder museum, a seriously great children’s museum located within the seriously debatable zoo. Today was an American holiday, but not a Japanese holiday, and we arrived at opening time. We had the place almost entirely to ourselves! The staff kept playing with the kids, helping them into various costumes, and I … Continue reading
“Little baby eeny tiny stinker” (video clip)
Goofing off during dinner. Sometimes you gotta set boundaries (aka, lay down the law). Other times, you gotta let it go.
Simple things (video clip)
Just throwing rocks into the sea….