Thursday, November 21, 2013

National Aquarium

We had an amazing day today at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, thanks to Shannon's colleague Janice, who volunteers as a diver there. She showed Nate her scuba equipment before diving in the Atlantic Coral Reef exhibit to feed the fish.
































































We also enjoyed seeing the new Blacktip Reef (Pacific) exhibit, as well as the Rainforest and Australia exhibits, the dolphins, and jellyfish. Time to dig out Nate's "fwippers," since today was a day he'll be talking about for a long time!













Monday, November 11, 2013

New Jersey



We visited Andrea, Rick, Wes, and Dylan last weekend in New Jersey. Wes and Nate had non-stop fun, and Maisie enjoyed all the wildlife and running around.

Saturday, November 02, 2013

Halloween 2013

Nate came up with his own costume idea this year. He wanted to be a spider, just "a little bit scary." He loved his short run of trick-or-treating, and was especially eager to eat the full-size Hershey bar. I told him he could open it that night if he read me all the letters, which he surprised me a little by doing.

And we got the traditional skeleton jammies photo, which shows the crazy growth over the past three years: