Queen’s Day 2012

Murphy Windmill 2, April 28, 2012, 12:07 p.m.

Grandma, Granddad, and Robert (in the lower right corner) beside the Murphy Windmill, April 28, 2012, 12:07 p.m.


From Daddy: To celebrate Dutch Queen’s Day (April 30) 2012 in San Francisco, both the Dutch Windmill and the Murphy Windmill in Golden Gate Park were spinning last Saturday. Read more about it in this article.


(Or click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AY-ntx6pdYI on your mobile device)

After golf last Saturday (recall https://beanieblog.wordpress.com/2012/05/04/good-luck-with-your-game-granddad/, Grandma, Granddad, Robert, and Daddy visited the windmills. It was exciting!

Murphy Windmill 3, April 28, 2012, 12:07 p.m.

The majestic spinning Murphy Windmill, April 28, 2012, 12:07 p.m.

Murphy Windmill 1, April 28, 2012, 12:06 p.m.

Granddad, Robert, and Daddy at the Murphy Windmill, April 28, 2012, 12:06 p.m.

Robert entertained the park docent by describing the windmill on Thomas the Tank Engine’s Island of Sodor…

That night we attended the St. Anne School Dinner Dance Auction where Mommy’s volunteer work was appreciated.

2012 DDA Presentation, April 28, 2012, 7:11 p.m.

Yay Mommy!, April 28, 2012, 7:11 p.m.

Mommy and Daddy unsuccessfully bid on Robert’s class project during the live auction.

2012 DDA Class Project 1, April 28, 2012, 6:01 p.m.

Robert’s cute class project for the live auction, April 28, 2012, 6:01 p.m.

Mommy and Daddy stayed later while Grandma and Granddad put Robert to bed.

Grandma Reads Story 2, April 28, 2012, 8:21 p.m.

Thank you Grandma and Granddad!, April 28, 2012, 8:21 p.m.

In the following morning, Granddad tried to get Robert to do the comics section’s Hocus Focus with him:

Newspaper with Granddad 3, April 29, 2012, 8:06 a.m.

Granddad, Robert might be a little young to do the Hocus Focus, April 29, 2012, 8:06 a.m.

Newspaper with Granddad 2, April 29, 2012, 7:05 a.m.

Newspaper with Granddad, April 29, 2012, 7:05 a.m.

What a fun weekend and Queen’s Day!

2012 DDA Big Pig, April 28, 2012, 5:54 p.m.

Thanks to the whole roasted pig that lent to the luau theme of the St. Anne Dinner Dance Auction, April 28, 2012, 5:54 p.m.

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