Monthly Archives: November 2015

Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose


(or click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gd_M97s0pvk on your mobile device)

From Daddy: We had a great time at the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose on November 14!

A Chinese lesson, drawing in the garden at the Children's Discovery Museum in San Jose, November 14, 2015, 2:12 p.m.

A Chinese lesson, drawing in the garden at the Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose, November 14, 2015, 2:12 p.m.

At the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose, November 14, 2015
2015 11 14 14.25.44 Children's Discovery Musuem - selfie, November 14, 2015, 2:25 p.m.

Selfie by the elephant at the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, November 14, 2015, 2:25 p.m.

2015 11 14 14.30.36 Children's Discovery Museum - fossils, November 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.

Digging for fossils at the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, November 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.

Dinner Time, November 14, 2015

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Second Grade Potluck

Enjoying the Second Grade Potluck, November 20, 2015, 11:27 a.m.

From Daddy:

He tries to get a better look, November 20, 10:41 a.m.

He tries to get a better look, November 20, 10:41 a.m.

2015 11 20 10.58.08 Second Grade Potluck, November, 20, 2015, 10:58 a.m.

His group’s turn to perform at the Second Grade Potluck, November, 20, 2015, 10:58 a.m.


(or click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erLmD661dkk to see his class performance)

The food!, November 20, 2015, 11:27 a.m.

The food!, November 20, 2015, 11:27 a.m.

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Happy Birthday to Ngen-Ngen (with Cream Puffs)!


(or click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KBZQa-XDgY to sing along)


(or click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyvJ7mKzYaU to say good-bye)

This Evening

2015 11 13 20.10.37 Combed Hair, November 13, 8:10 p.m.

We combed his hair before bed. He liked the look so much that we took this photo and sent it to Mommy to say good-night, November 13, 8:10 p.m.

This Morning

2015 11 13 07.20.48 Watching Morning TV, November 13, 7:20 a.m.

This morning, he delighted in briefly watching traffic (because of the geographic element of the maps) and weather on TV before leaving for school, November 13, 7:20 a.m.

One Week Ago

He was quite ill with gastroenteritis, so we went to the doctor and learned from the displays.

2015 11 06 14.39.29 Peak Flow, November 6, 2015, 2:39 p.m.

I never could figure out this peak flow thing, November 6, 2015, 2:39 p.m.

2015 11 06 14.40.57 Sleep Times, November 6, 2015, 2:40 p.m.

So, he’s supposed to sleep 9 – 11 hours per night, November 6, 2015, 2:40 p.m.

Five Years Ago

2010 11 13 Kiss Daddy, November 13, 2010, 2:21 p.m.

Beanie kisses Daddy on Ngen-Ngen’s birthday, November 13, 2010, 2:21 p.m.

Gathering for Ngen-Ngen's birthday, November 13, 2015, 2:20 p.m.

Gathering for Ngen-Ngen’s birthday, November 13, 2015, 2:20 p.m.

Six Years Ago


(or click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTmX9fNYrns to see dinner fun)

Happy Birthday Ngen-Ngen, November 13, 2008, 6:46 p.m.

Happy Birthday Ngen-Ngen, November 13, 2008, 6:46 p.m.

Seven Years Ago

2008 11 13 Crib with Alaina, November 13, 2008, 9:43 a.m.

Morning with Alaina, November 13, 2008, 9:43 a.m.

2008 11 13 Ngen-Ngen's birthday 2, November 13, 2008, 6:47 p.m.

All dressed up for Ngen-Ngen’s birthday, November 13, 2008, 6:47 p.m.

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Pine Cone Hunt!

Holding Thor's Hammer, November 11, 2015, 10:53 a.m.

Holding Thor’s Hammer during a pine cone hunt, November 11, 2015, 10:53 a.m.

From Daddy: A day off from school leads to a pine cone hunt!


(or click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJSxeVvlI9g to watch him attack a log)

Last Month

Pretzel time with Mommy.

Superhero pose with a pretzel, October 19, 2015, 4:25 p.m.
Superhero pose with a pretzel, October 19, 2015, 4:25 p.m.

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Spelling Test!

2015 11 08 14.19.20 Spelling Test

Words on his spelling test on November 10, 2015

From Daddy: He had his first spelling test today! He thinks that he did well, but the test hasn’t yet been graded. Mommy and I have been quizzing him on and off lately and he seems to be a good speller!

This Evening

He had a good dive (finally!) at this evening’s class. Also, he can tread water for a while.


(or click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZE9H0NrXg0 to see his swimming class).

2015 11 10 17.00.27 16000 miles, November 11, 2015, 5 p.m.

I arrived at swimming class before the boy and Mommy with exactly 16,000 miles on the car, November 11, 2015, 5 p.m.

2015 11 10 18.24.10 Irving Pizza, November 10, 2015, 6:24 p.m.

We celebrated togetherness (just him and me) at Irving Pizza, November 10, 2015, 6:24 p.m.

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Dive Right In

From Daddy: Click above or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7-0xSuH8fM to see him practice diving.

Saturday

Over a snack at the bakery, he exclaims, “It’s my quarter-birthday!”

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Basketball in Burlingame


(or click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neT-qEazhSI to watch his game)

From Daddy: Today, we began a new session of basketball. This time, his league is in Burlingame. We’ve never been there before, but he had a great time.


(or click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u54ZFxQtAYM to watch layup practice)

2015 11 01 14.06.09 Basketball selfie, November 1, 2015, 2:06 p.m.

Serious boy and Daddy, November 1, 2015, 2:06 p.m.

2015 11 01 14.06.35 Basketball selfie, November 1, 2015, 2:06 p.m.

Not serious boy and Daddy, November 1, 2015, 2:06 p.m.

Yesterday

2015 10 31 17.54.31 Halloween costume, October 31, 2015, 5:54 p.m.

Halloween costume, October 31, 2015, 5:54 p.m.

Halloween selfie, October 31, 2015, 6:22 p.m.

Halloween selfie, October 31, 2015, 6:22 p.m.

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