Claire had her first....
...trip to see Great Grandma & Grandpa Osgood
...taste of ice cream
...experience petting a dog (and getting licked!)
...time seeing/dipping her feet in the Pacific ocean
...time playing with sand
...ride on a carousel
...ride through the woods in G-Grandpa's bucket wheel-barrow
We had a fun and wonderful time in Ocean Park, this weekend! Chris and I had our first date in four months. Grandpa Osgood has connections with the local movie theater owner (he use to work at the Wilma, in Missoula!) so we got in for a complimentary viewing of Star Trek...the 9 o'clock showing (such wild party animals, I know).
I also got to see some *priceless* movies of Christopher as a little boy! My Uncle Ron has a brief clip of footage of me as an 18 month old...it's fascinating and I'm so jealous there aren't more videos like that. It's really a surreal thing to watch videos of oneself as a child. I also got to see my darling sisters-in-law! SUCH CUTE KIDS! :)
We also were served a hefty share of ice cream (just as Kate predicted we would). Grandma Osgood helped me with some baking lessons. We made 2 batches of carob brownies (sweetened with honey alone and used only rice flour) and a batch of almond butter carob cookies (sweetened with maple syrup). DELICIOUS :)
Grandpa Osgood also caught us up on some oldies but goodies in the film department. I made him shake his head in disbelief because of my lack of film knowledge/experience.
What a restful, reviving and yet busy weekend! Did I mention that the weather was *p*e*r*f*e*c*t*!???
Claire got more than a few doggy kisses