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Monday, March 12, 2012

24 hours

These kiddos are fortunate enough to have a lovely set of grandparents in the amazing city of Providence.   We really don't take advantage of this close proximity to family and a funky little city nearly enough.  So after Molly participated in the Maine College knowledge Bowl a 2 day basketball tournament for the boy we packed up and headed south for just a quick little birthday visit, but what a grand time we had!
First there was a bit of visiting, then birthday dinner for a young grandpa at this fun little noodle restaurant.  Then yesterday after a super yummy grandparent/grand kid made breakfast, there was a quick tour of grandpa's office before taking in a Brown University gymnastics meet (something Miss Molly has been very much looking forward to).  The highlight of this little whirlwind trip for me though was just a quick walk in the this fun little city.

The weather was perfect for strolling around campus and being silly, kids didn't even need their winter coats (yay).  There was excellent pizza and falafel, new sweatshirts, funky sunglasses from a street vendor and a general feeling of happiness.  Yes this was a fine 24 hours indeed my friends.  One that we really need to do more, family is so important and so is letting these kids of ours explore this world we live in.
How was your weekend friends?

Linking with Amanda today


  1. What a great weekend! Providence looks like a fun city and I am so glad you found a chance to be silly!
    Have a great Monday.

  2. I know that feeling of "Why don't we do this more often?" It looks like you had a wonderful time. Are those origami cranes on sticks? Any particular reason?

    1. observing the first anniversary of the Japanese earthquake/tsunami

  3. Your daughter looks so grown-up!

  4. that sounds like a great way to spend the weekend. bonus points for spending it with family!!!

  5. Sounds like fun. sometimes all you need is a little break away. Jacinta

  6. Oh, I'm so glad you got to sneak away! Yay, for a non-work weekend. Mmm, falafel sounds good....


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