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?)
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 […]
Worst St Patrick’s Day celebration ever?
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 Encarnación is La Romana: where we’re staying. Definitely got some attention from the baseball-lovers. Naturally, we landed in the back […]
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.