(Multiple cameras and picture-takers are making this post more out of order than most.)
|Grandpa decided he was going to be the orange grandpa so we got|
all the orange things we could find.
|The boys put on a Bear Show|
|Fun things at the big park|
|"Don't drive me grandpa!"|
|A reason to fly across the ocean|
|Buying plants and pots|
|"Look at that couch!"|
(You've lived here a while if you think that's a couch.)
|Orange cake for Grandpa's Day|
|Big adventure climbing to the little house on the hill|
|This guy followed the adventurers a long way|
|Morning time--we're keeping it really real here|
|Friends house for a traditional meal|
|Corn ice cream bar|
|Apparently we are quite intense when we watch Snow White|
|All the orange food is grandpa's|
|We did an experiment where we dropped an egg 4 stories to the ground|
with a parachute.
Here is the prototype.
|Kids decided to send a few stuffed animals each back ahead of time|
Andrew came up with the idea of writing goodbye letters to them.
|Abigail wearing her new pink shoes.|
|This game is called how many things can we make one grandpa do at once|
|Andrew had lots of fun learning from Grandpa|
|Egg parachute adventure|
|Learning the knock grandpa's clothes down game|
|Same strawberry picking, different camera|
|More little house on the hill adventure photos|
|The building was used for a TV station relay center a long time ago|
|Buying plants and pots|
|While doing errands they randomly found peacocks and...|
|The older two got to ride it|
|Big boys playing on the big teeter-totter|
|Thankfully, no one was injured|
|Making cookie pizzas|
|Lots of games were played|
|Big girl pigtails!|
(And these were the three animals she decided to send back to the states all on her own.)
|Planting with grandpa|
|"That silly grandpa!"|
|Making a new game called Oligarchy|
|Grandpa creating cards for the game|
|Grandpa bought all the kids waterguns. And one for himself.|
And he made a rule: no shooting in the face.
|Trip to the zoo|
|Pandas got a little out of control|
|The kids were so happy their friends could meet them there.|
|The younger two kids got to ride Illamas since they missed the camels|
|And all the kids got to feed tigers,|
because that is something unique to do here.
|Andrew got the tiger to jump for him|
|They also all got to pet baby tigers|
|Cheeseburgers at the airport!|
|It's tough to say goodbye|
|"Is grandpa upstairs?|
Is he at the hotel?
Why did he have to go back to grandma and the peach trees?
Can I have more chocolate truffles and hearts?"