Monthly Archives: February 2016

Basketball Highlight Reel

From Daddy: Yesterday’s basketball game was impressive for his team in white! Click above or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTr7xpTN7mI to watch.

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Singing on a Field Trip!

From Daddy: Yesterday in Chinatown (or click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1osj2NeU9w).

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Basketball Is Back!

From Daddy: We had two weeks of basketball and then two weeks off (on Superbowl Sunday and on Valentine’s Day), but we returned to basketball today! Click above or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Le6sBqFrh8 to watch him play!

One Week Ago

2016 02 14 15.44.47 Schultz Mural, February 14, 2016, 3:44 p.m.

On a Valentine’s Day visit to the Charles Schultz Museum, he stands before a mural made entirely of Peanuts comic strips to form a composite classic image, February 14, 2016, 3:44 p.m.


(or click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frqtMnPCYl8 to watch him run the Snoopy Labyrinth just outside the Charles Schultz Museum)

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Happy Valentine’s Day 2016

2016 02 12 20.02.14 Watching TV, February 12, 2016, 8:02 a.m.

Watching “Be Me Valentine, Charlie Brown” on TV, February 12, 2016, 8:02 a.m.

From Daddy: He said this morning that he didn’t know that Valentine’s Day would be so special for just one person. I said that if the person were very special, then Valentine’s Day could be very special.

Yesterday

2016 02 13 08.18.23 Cypress Grill with Uncle Albert, February 13, 2016, 8:18 a.m.

At breakfast with Uncle Albert at The Cypress Grill restaurant at Harding Park, February 13, 2016, 8:18 a.m.

2016 02 13 08.46.27 First Tee, February 13, 2016, 8:46 a.m.

After breakfast, off to First Tee, February 13, 2016, 8:46 a.m.

Uncle Albert plays with Beanie before First Tee, February 13, 2015, 8:33 a.m.

Uncle Albert plays with Beanie before First Tee, February 13, 2015, 8:33 a.m.

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Free Day at the California Academy of Sciences

2016 02 07 11.18.09 Children's Playground, February 7, 2016, 11:18 a.m.

We started the day at the Koret’s Children’s Quarter Playground, February 7, 2016, 11:18 a.m.

2016 02 07 11.52.48 Triangles in the Sky, February 7, 2016, 11:52 p.m.

We parked a long way from the Academy of Sciences, but fortunately, these mysterious Triangles in the Sky pointed us to the museum, February 7, 2016, 11:52 p.m.

From Daddy: We enjoyed a free day at the California Academy of Sciences! The museum has free admission once per quarter.

Tour of the Universe from the California Academy of Sciences

The highlight was a live planetarium show called Tour of the Universe. We were told that this show (which ran every half-hour pretty much all day) is only shown on free day and there was even mention of the theorized Planet Nine.

Uromastyx lizard, photo from The Life of Animals blog

Uromastyx lizard, photo from The Life of Animals blog

Also, I enjoyed seeing a very read uromastyx lizard, which was shown as part of the Animal Color Encounters program. For fifteen minutes, the presenters taught kids about how animals use colors and talked about this lizard whose flat stomach can puff up so that a predator would be unable to extract it from between rocks.

The living roof from the California Academy of Sciences

The living roof from the California Academy of Sciences

2016 02 07 12.55.00 Living Roof, February 7, 2016, 12:55 p.m.

Boy on the Living Roof, February 7, 2016, 12:55 p.m.

Of course, no visit would be complete without hanging out on the Living Roof or seeing the jellies in the California Coast exhibit in the Steinhart Aquarium.

Pacific Sea Nettles from the California Academy of Sciences
Pacific Sea Nettles from the California Academy of Sciences

2016 02 07 13.46.07 Fountain, February 7, 2016, 1:46 p.m

Some good rains must have filled the Fountain, February 7, 2016, 1:46 p.m

2016 02 07 13.46.50 Fountain Family, February 7, 2016, 1:46 p.m.

This family could be happier looking into the camera in front of the fountain, February 7, 2016, 1:46 p.m.

Yesterday

Fence climbing. I told him not to the climb the fence at his school's field trip to the Symphony on Wednesday but that he could do so at the playground, February 6, 2016

I told him not to the climb the fence at his school’s field trip to the Symphony on Wednesday but that he could do so at the playground. Mommy took the photo.

One Week Ago

Happy birthday to Mommy, flowers select by the boy, voluntarily spending his own money, January 31, 2016

Happy birthday to Mommy, flowers select by the boy, voluntarily spending his own money.

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Beautiful Innocence

From Daddy: I watch the television show The Flash won’t allow him to watch. Mommy explained to him that I won’t let him watch it because some characters try to hurt other characters on the show. He asked me several months ago, “Why do people hurt other people on The Flash? I only hurt other people by accident.” Awwwwww.

We have had problems with flies in the house. We told him that the flies swarm around because they are looking for food. He asked a few weeks ago, “Why don’t their mommies and daddies gave them food?” Awwwwww.

Last Week

2016 01 30 18.57.57 Hangar Steak, January 30, 2016, 7:57 p.m.

Boy and Daddy outside the yummy restaurant Hangar Steak, January 30, 2016, 7:57 p.m.

2016 01 30 Hangar Steak 4, January 30, 2016, 7:39 p.m.

Chocolate covered strawberries after dinner at Hangar Steak, January 30, 2016, 7:39 p.m.

Mommies at Hangar Steak enjoying chocolate covered strawberries, January 30, 2016, 7:39 p.m.

Two Weeks Ago

Before Chinese New Year, cut your hair, January 23, 2016, 11:20 a.m.

Before Chinese New Year, cut your hair, January 23, 2016, 11:20 a.m.

Beanie found jeans to his liking as he and Daddy shopped at Old Navy, January 23, 2016, 7:20 p.m.

Beanie found jeans to his liking as he and Daddy shopped at Old Navy, January 23, 2016, 7:20 p.m.

Three Weeks Ago

2016 01 16 17.07.46 Best Buy, January 16, 2016, 5:07 p.m.

Beanie tries out a Wii U while at Best Buy and rocking the Mario cap that Uncle Albert bought him for Christmas, January 16, 2016, 5:07 p.m.

Four Weeks Ago

We took advantage of a break in the rain to climb at West Sunset Playground on Ortega St, January 8, 2016, 4:40 p.m.

We took advantage of a break in the rain to climb at West Sunset Playground on Ortega St, January 8, 2016, 4:40 p.m.

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Basketball Is Back

From Daddy: His basketball league is taking this Superbowl weekend off, but here are videos from the past couple of weekend, the first two sessions of this series. (Click above or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FLXiiwFTXc to see Week 1 or click below or https://www.youtube.com/watch?edit=vd&v=MzNucSkUscQ to see Week 2)

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