March 23, 2008

The Great White North

Filed under: Photos — rich @ 11:23 am

January 2008 was pretty chilly in Calgary, as you might expect. Here’s Rich coming home from work one evening at 5:50 p.m., in the pitch dark, after a 20-minute walk from the office in -26C temperatures:

Even colder than he looks...

Ski jump, by Kelvin

Filed under: Photos — rich @ 11:17 am

In January, each member of Kelvin’s first-grade science class built some kind of building or structure. Kelvin’s assignment, appropriate for Canada, was a ski jump:

Kelvin's ski jump

March 18, 2008

Three kids on the sofa

Filed under: Photos — rich @ 4:48 am

On February 9, all three kids decided they were cold and needed blankets, and their heads were tired, so they needed pillows. This is the result:The kids in matching colors

March 12, 2008

A toothless tiger

Filed under: Photos — rich @ 5:31 am

On March 11, Kelvin lost a tooth for the first time, just before breakfast. Luckily, the next thing he had to eat was a banana with peanut butter, not celery or carrots! Here’s his new smile. The chipped top tooth is from Nigeria; the bottom front tooth is the missing one.Kelvin lost his first tooth

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