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January Fun

A look back at the little moments that made January 2019 fun. First, some photos:

 And a video. Nyan made a sort of airplane out of a delivery box:

More pictures:

Doing some homework:

The shopping mall down the street has replaced an empty storefront with a little play area, featuring a swing. A bit odd, but fun:

And finally: Nyan (and Daddy!) trying to breakdance. Failing, but trying.

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Posted by on February 25, 2019 in Uncategorized

 

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December Fun and Games

Random shots and video from the final month of 2018:

One afternoon, down by the pool, we ran into the little two-year-old girl who lives across the hall. She was on her way to the playground, so Nyan decided to play Big Brother and play with her a bit. It was a nice blast from the past, returning to the playground where he used to play every single night.

More photos:

Lego robotics:

Still more photos:

And finally, a trio of videos showing our boy at his happy-footed best.

 

 

 
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Posted by on January 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

 

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A Month of Summer

July was an awesome month, filled with travels and day camps, but it was also filled with lots of smaller moments. There wasn’t a lot of stress – it was summertime, remember? – but there was a lot of fun. Here’s some of it.

One Sunday evening, we went to the Singapore Botanic Gardens for a free concert by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. There was a picnic, there was cotton candy, there was music. Nice.

Another evening, we went to our neighborhood trattoria, where they know and love Nyan. The pizza chef invited him back to make his own pizza!

Some random pics:

When Nyan was in utero, and when he was a baby, Daddy would read him the Dr Seuss book, “Oh Baby the Places You’ll Go” nearly every night. (It was a pre-birth gift from his cousin Mia.) Now that he’s a big boy, he reads it himself.

More photos:

Telling a story in the midst of doing abacus homework:

And more photos:

One day, Nyan decided he would draw up some instructions to remind Mommy how to play. We’re not entirely sure what he means here, but the sentiment is nice.

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Robotic rattlesnake in progress:

The same snake a week later, with a little technical issue too (plus a display of one of Nyan’s most annoying habits, to be frank – always blaming other people for problems that sometimes aren’t anyone’s fault.)

One last batch of photos:

Goofball showing us what he was calling the “fart dance.” Have we mentioned that Nyan is a seven year old boy?

Yup, it was a good month.

 
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Posted by on August 28, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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It Was a Very Good Month

We had a lot of fun in June 2018, as we’ve seen. Here are some more moments:

On the last day of school, classes let out at midday. In the afternoon, Mommy volunteered to take Nyan and Jayden to the Natural History Museum. Predictably, they had a blast.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some random photos from the month:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nyan, running around a play area at the airport while waiting for Mommy to land:

More photos:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nyan and Jayden, goofing around one morning after a sleepover.

And still more pictures:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proudly showing off the saw he made at Lego robotics:

Last batch of photos:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playtime!

 
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Posted by on July 29, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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February Fun

February might be the shortest month, but we sure did pack a lot of fun into those 28 days! Here’s a look back at some of the smaller (and goofier) moments of the month, through both pictures and videos.

Nyan Thomas, engineer: During the spring tide in early February, the sea water (we’re a good three-quarters of a mile inland) backed up the drainage canals and caused minor flooding along the road behind our place. Climate change and rising sea levels are real. In any case, it made an impression on Nyan, as I think this monologue is him devising ways to deal with climate change-related flooding.

Here’s Nyan and Jayden, hiding under the covers and giggling. Caution: this video contains lots of young-boy shrieks.

They tore down the sprawling garden shop across the street from us and are throwing up some high-rise condos. We have a front-row seat to watch (and hear) the pile driving, which we do pretty much every morning.

Presenting…. the Merlion!

Wondering what books to order for his school’s Book Week, and also wondering what books Jayden will order.

Just being silly:

His latest creation at Lego Robotics: an electric guitar:

And finally: dancing to the credits of a movie:

 
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Posted by on April 6, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Good Times in January

Here’s a look at some random moments from across the month of January.

Shadow dancing:

Being silly:

And still being silly.

That’s our boy.

 
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Posted by on February 28, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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October Madness

Our monthly round-up of random videos and photos. This was October 2017:

Saturn V launch, from Mommy and Daddy’s bed:

Skipping down the sidewalk:

Drawing and laughing with Jayden and Jonnie:

 

 
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Posted by on November 30, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

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