May 29 2015

Winter has landed

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It’s been a while since I last posted a status update, and with Winter well and truly upon us, there’s no time like the present!

Work has been OK, we had a major release in late April which went well, and then last week I spent time split out on another engagement in the Parliamentary triangle.  It was a change of pace, and I missed the far superior lunching options available in Fyshwick – although the scenery was much improved (despite the weather).

On the home front, it’s been a mixed story.  Everyone’s been reasonably healthy until recently with both boys and Toni and I coming don with assorted colds or colds like symptoms.  That hasn’t necessarily derailed our activities, and we ended up at the Botanic gardens last week for a stroll down in the majestic rainforest gully.

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As it was Toni’s birthday recently, I agreed to take the boys for the day on a Sunday, and we ventured to the Arboretum for play time.

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Jake climbed to the highest point all by himself several times, although an older girl had to help him down the large slide – he is only three years old, after all!

The weekend before last we hit up the Old Bus Depot for coffee beans and Damian had a chance to run the stall with his grandfather – shoppers were impressed.

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Speaking of the boys – they continue to grow and grow.  Jake turned three in February, and Damian is now over a year and a half old.  Damian acts far more like a little boy than a toddler, and just keeps improving his skills.  Jake’s vocabulary is finally coming along, he is picking up new words and conventions at a great rate.  Hopefully this continues!

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Finally, I took a swing at the new Cadbury Vegemite chocolate – not as terrible as it might appear, but a bit of an experience..

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That’s all for now – another update next season Smile