Checked out and starting the journey back.  (Ian will drop the bottle of orange juice right after this picture. Is it in protest?) We’re leaving 28C to head back to -9C tonight. Not exactly something to look forward to.  (There was just a sprinkle of rain…maybe our timing is perfect?)

A player

Clearly we’re raising a kid who likes sports and games.  Our daily routine involves playing a game or two of fussball: I’m beginning to understand EXACTLY what’s involved in Gladwell’s 10,000 hours theory (from Outliers); I’ve put in the first 5 at the table tennis table.  Also, he discovered today that we could borrow a […]

Fun, Off-Resort

Decided to get-outta-Dodge for a day.  Ian had opted for wearing a Cleveland baseball cap this trip over his Blue Jays hat. Turned out to be an excellent decision. We discovered that the home province of Edwin EncarnaciĆ³n is La Romana: where we’re staying. Definitely got some attention from the baseball-lovers.  Naturally, we landed in the back […]

The fun continues…

The resort is certainly a hit with Ian:  He, fortunately, has his mother’s ability to tan (rather than his father’s: burn).  Conversely, he’s prone to people watching–like his old man.  Lots of fun, and a tired kid. We’ll see if he can continue his streak–no napping since he was three.