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31 July, 2010

More zoom!

By boat or scooter. And of course, with a hat.

28 July, 2010

Asian Art Museum

We are trying to visit all the museums in the city. Matilda's favorite part of the Asian Art Museum was drawing with the colored pencils.

27 July, 2010

Gym class

New firsts.
First jump on the trampoline. First 12-sided die.

26 July, 2010

Where's Matilda?

There she is.

Matilda likes to hold up her hands and say, Where's so-and-so?

25 July, 2010

A good day

Flowers in each hand, dolly in Matilda's hood, and chalk on her pants.

24 July, 2010

Great Meadow

Down at the Great Meadow, we take a family pic and shake hands with the statue.

23 July, 2010


Reading on the bookmobile.

22 July, 2010

Cookie Monster

Cookie Monster and Matilda stack blocks.

21 July, 2010

Green spot

Matilda likes to stop and stand on this green spot when we go for a walk.

20 July, 2010


Watching a little Tour de France before bed.

19 July, 2010


Looking for a helping hand as Matilda tries to balance.

18 July, 2010


At the Academy of Sciences, we said hello to the fish and penguins before visiting the playroom.

17 July, 2010

More sitting

And more walking.

On our way to the Academy of Sciences.

16 July, 2010

Red, white, & blue

Sometimes, Matilda doesn't like to touch the grass with her hands.

Sometimes, I get a little nervous when Mati walks up crooked, stone steps.

And yes, these pics are from July 4th.

15 July, 2010

Tickling + Matilda = Smiles

Tickling usually increases the chance of catching a smile, or two, or five.

14 July, 2010


We walk and then sit. We march and then sit. We run and then sit. We say, "On your mark, get set, go!" and then sit.

13 July, 2010


Matilda is about four feet tall with her sorcerer's hat on.

12 July, 2010

The Economist

Matilda shows her serious side as she reads The Economist.