Monday, October 31, 2011

Halloween Adventures - James as Thomas the Tank Engine...

It was a Halloween adventure tonight!

James went out for Halloween dressed up as Thomas the Tank Engine. He was very excited - and kept saying "Halloween! Halloween!"...

He had his special blue cap on, his safety neck light turned on brightly and his spider-shaped trick-or-treat bag clutched in his hand.

James held on tightly, while Chloe slept in a sling across Spring's chest.

James was so excited, he could hardly walk straight...

By the time everyone got home, James was wound up, and drove his car up and down the living room, lost in excitement and thinking about his hour-long trick-or-treating Halloween experience.

He was permitted to eat two small packages of Smarties. He very carefully opened each package, extracted Smarties one by one, and nibbled them very happily.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

October, and Autumn is Here

The weather here in Toronto is beginning to cool - temperatures are around 10 degrees Celsius or less during the day. The leaves are beginning to turn red, and the mushrooms are beginning to appear on the ground. Here are a few pictures from around the house, and inside the house where it is warm and toasty.

Chloe Sevgi Peacock having a little nap...

Roses in the backyard

Chloe sleeping

Rose in the backyard

Monty having a relaxing sit down in the backyard

Madagascar Impatiens


Rose hips

Raspberry bushes



White clover


Close up picture of the big spider at the side of our house

Big spider at the side of our house...


Bayberry (?)

Maple leaf

Maple keys

Fall is coming


Sunday, October 9, 2011

A Trip to the Park

We went for a trek to the park today. It was warm and sunny and almost too hot to stand about outside of the shade.

Marshall and James kept very busy, sliding down the slide, swinging on the swings (James sat for a few seconds in the swing before deciding it was best to be on terra firma and insisting he be taken out), playing in the sand, and running around and around and around.

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