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Monday, June 8, 2015

Monday Afternoon...............

The rain stopped and this morning I got the floor washed and the carpets cleaned. Well the rugs that Gerry didn't do yesterday. SO after lunch Gerry volunteered to take us to the park. Tristen had wanted to go for a bike ride. We packed up his bike and helmet and off we went. Well, the park was packed. Gerry was ready to not go in but I said just park over the other side.We can let him ride from there. So we got him going on his bike. There had been a school field trip of some kind and it seems this is the week for that. Last week of school. There were fire engines there and they were just getting back to the fire house that is just by the park. So............
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we asked if he could see the fire engines.
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This nice man explained everything for Tristen and showed where they keep the ladders hidden in pockets in the truck. The first truck has a huge water tank and he was so nice explaining things. Then the 2nd truck Tristen got to sit in.
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He turned on the lights and sirens and about blew out my ear drums
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He was given a little helmet and was thrilled. I am also thrilled that all the fire departments have such a compassion for children and the patience to give the little ones such a thrill.
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I try to instill in Tristen that the firemen (we said hello to one in a restraunt a few weeks ago) and policemen are the good guys, and to thank them. I try to do the same when we see police officers especially if they have dogs.
So next we threw his new toy that he has been anxious to play with. Reminding him that it was good that we kept it in the car. He had wanted to take it out.
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He had fun with that and running around after his biking he was rather tired. Gerry drove the van over the the playground now everyone had left. Tristen got a drink of water and was revived.
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It took him awhile to get his bike to the park because he was tired out. However the puddle was irresistable
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Then he wanted to go and play because he saw a couple of kids there. He always finds someone to play with
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He even let the little one play with his toys.
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We finally got him into the car but he didn't want to go home so we went out to Moomers. Notice his red face under the blue icecream, he was hot and tired
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Here we are mooing
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After we left there we stopped by the Twin Lakes park, it was on the way home so why not. He was still not ready to go home.
Of course he found a friend.'A nice couple were watching their grandson and were happy to see us.
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I went looking for frogs. It took me awhile of staring at the mud, once I saw the first one, I saw dozens.
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I called Tristen to come look at the tadpoles but he was not really thrilled he went back to playing.
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I had spend a bit of time trying to get a picture of one tadpole I had seen, then I saw this swarm of them.
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This time we did head for home. It was getting close to the time when school gets out and then the roads are congested. So off for home we went just in time to avoid the traffic.
I am planning out some adventures for the comming weeks. Reina will be around more, Raylene is going down with her mother for the summer. Thats OK we will find a lot to do for Reina and Tristen and keep us all busy. Its fun finding new things to do and to teach and get them interested in the outdoors. Tristen will be going to "camp" two days a week. That will give me time to get what has to be done, done around here. The rest of the time that Laura is not working we will be out of here
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