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While Zoe was doing her garden camp, Ezra tried on drama camp at an Astoria School.  Serious  Fun offered a chance for kids to pull together a play in 6 weeks.  Some kids tackled sound and lights, others painted backdrops and gathered wardrobe.  Ezra got to hone his acting chops – as “Mike” in Homeroom – and we are so so proud of his solo!  What a talented cast!

See it here:

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the crowd grows while anxious kids stay behind the curtain

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kids managing music and lights

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decorations outside in the halls make you feel like you are really in the school with the play!

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Can you believe it’s already been a full year?  I can’t.

We are always excited to get out to see Carl and Tricia and now… new Angelo.  His first birthday was amazing; with hours of food and fun in the pool.  I think Angelo enjoyed smashing his cake more than anything else going on … happy birthday delicious little man!

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my brother chatting with clients and friends

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a pool during summer parties: dreamy

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“hmmm what’s dat?”

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“me like!”

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Bubby and her 5 sweet grandkids

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We took off to upstate NY for the long fourth of July weekend.  Ezra and Zoe stayed with cousins and grandma and grandpa … they found a strawberry patch behind Aunt Becca’s house!  I don’t think I’ve ever eaten berries sweeter than this.  But we had to eat them quickly – no preservatives in these bad boys.  They got soft within a day.  They were just too tasty NOT to eat them.  After this picking session, my husband and I took off for wine tasting in the Finger Lakes region (more photos to come)!

 

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photos by Greg Kessler Photography.

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Remember this fun place? We were back at it… trying on the amusement park rides and checking out adorable baby pigs (and trying real hard to avoid all the deep fried food in the summer heat.) But we definitely brought home some blue ribbon pies to test!

grampa got someone a little hooked to apple fritters

grampa got someone a little hooked to apple fritters

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Some snippets of our world this and last week –

in the alley we have some backyard theater, starring Zeek the chihuahua

in the alley we have some backyard theater, starring Zeek the chihuahua

Zoe gets her hair done at FAO Schwarz before they closed in their old location

Zoe gets her hair done at FAO Schwarz before they closed in their old location

neighbors Kev and Maude invite us to their yard before Maude heads off to camp

neighbors Kev and Maude invite us to their yard before Maude heads off to camp

a birthday party at a friend's apartment building where this great garden takes up a whole block

a birthday party at a friend’s apartment building where this great garden takes up a whole block

I don't know how the neighbors got this in their yard but on hot days, we are psyched it's there

I don’t know how the neighbors got this in their yard but on hot days, we are psyched it’s there

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We are back to a more spring-like cold snap today, but a few days ago the temperatures soared up to the high 70s — and Ezra was BEYOND excited that our new alley neighbors wanted to create a lemonade stand with him. I think he was in heaven for a day – we all were. We stayed outdoors and planted things. And Ezra and his crew made enough money to pay back the parents for their supplies, and still have a few dollars in their pockets ! (I hear the ‘competition’ on the other side of the alley donated all their hard earned cash to a charity.) I hope the better weather returns soon!

Malachy, Ezra and Maude get their business up and running

Malachy, Ezra and Maude get their business up and running

taste test - and Ezra keeps wanting to chip a penny off the price to be competitive!

taste test – and Ezra keeps wanting to chip a penny off the price to be competitive!

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The 'competition' on the other side of the alley offered baked goods!

The ‘competition’ on the other side of the alley offered baked goods!

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After all this fun, I hope they recorded it well enough to remember it all. If not, they can always come to this blog for a reminder!
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