How is summer over already? I have no idea. Tomorrow is Marcus's first day of school, though, so I suppose we should toss up some pictures of how we managed to keep busy in August.
(L-r) Storymobile at the Copley Library, homemade popsicles on our stoop in the evenings, treats in Chinatown
(L-r) Block party in the South End, and "homework"
Gardening! Our tomatoes are 7' high and yielding a pint of cherry tomatoes every other day.
Face painting at miscellaneous events
(L-r) Tenacity, and a pro-environmentalism participatory musical
Events at our local library! (L-r) Owl demonstration, introduction to electronics class, and insect show and tell
More local library events! (L-r) Summer reading log and prizes, Urbanity dance class, and science experiments
Out of the Park Red Sox festival on the Boston Common
Sleepover with Garrison and Clarinda
Wampanoag cultural day at the Mary Baker Eddy
Art classes at Quincy Market
Lunch at the Public Market
Potluck block BBQ
Partial solar eclipse (8/21/17)
Boston Children's Festival in Franklin Park on Marcus's 9th birthday
Grandma Judy's visit and many grandparents for Marcus's birthday dinner
Assorted family fun
And finally, a few photos in memory of our beloved cousin Chris Failla, who passed away this month. We weren't able to get to California for his memorial service, but we will always remember his gentle spirit, family loyalty, love for animals, and sense of humor.
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