Nicole, Damon, Abby, Caleb & Ramona, Petawawa, ON, Sunday the 28th March, 2010
March 28th, 2010 by susan_dyer


Sunday started with a wonderful breakfast which Nicole was up and preparing for us when we arrived at the dining room table.  This is a picture of pure Ramona bliss as Damon gives her a belly rub!  :)

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Ramona up close….

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Caleb shows me his huge shark tooth….

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After breakfast, I went outside to watch Abby and Caleb race their bikes around the subdivision block….

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They are pretty much even at the first corner…..

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Abby is ahead at the third corner….

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But Caleb shortens the gap…

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But Abby brings it home!  Yeah Abby!  :)

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I ask Caleb to bend his head so that I can see the top of his awesome helmet!!  :)

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Abby’s neat helmet…Hannah Montana

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Back inside for another cup of hot coffee and some cuddles.  It was cold outside….

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Caleb takes Ramona outside for a walk….

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Ramona was sniffing out a favourite mole that she likes to play with….

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Abby took over the walking duties so I tagged along with my camera and Caleb brought his bike….

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Abby gets a hug from Nicole and Ramona gets a hug from Abby….

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Caleb was showing me something, but I just can’t remember what it was…..

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LOL!!   Ramona sure does love belly rubs! 

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After lunch, we went outside to help Damon get the trampoline set up for the kids….

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Caleb and Abby try out the trampoline….  :)

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They both get some “air” in this shot…

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Oh oh…looks like Ramona was missing out on the fun.

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Unfortunately, most of the photos of Caleb in the air cut off his head.  :(  

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Ramona even caught a bit of air with Abby’s help!

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I was getting a picture of Ramona’s head was scrunched up against the net…and totally missed Abby’s spectacular jump in the background….

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Nicole gathers branches that are left behind in the yard after the snow melted….

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Jim supervises the burning of the sticks and twigs that are gathered…

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Jim & I kept going back inside for a warm cup of tea or coffee. :)     We just weren’t used to the cold weather! 

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 We talked the afternoon away, then Nicole and Damon barbequed pork loin for supper.  Nicole made her special pasta salad that I love so much.  This was finished off with a delicious trifle.  We were so full we could hardly walk.  But Ramona needed to be walked, so Nicole got her dressed in her orange winter coat and Abby got Ramona’s leash ready.

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The look says it all…”leave me alone while I do my business” …..

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So Abby and Ramona walked off into the backyard!  LOL  Small flakes of snow were starting to fall…

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Back inside it was time to read a story to each of the children and get the little people ready for bed.

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Grandma taking a picture of Abby taking a picture of her Dad and Ramona….

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Grandma gets a cuddle with Ramona…

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While Abby takes Ramona’s picture….

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What a great day we had with Damon, Nicole, Abby, Caleb and Ramona!  We were tired out by the time our heads hit the pillows.  I went to sleep hoping that those few snow flakes didn’t turn into anything more….

2 Responses  
  • Nina Dyer writes:
    November 24th, 2010 at 6:07 pm

    I love seeing all these photos, Sue! You and Jim had a awesome time, everyone looks so happy. Glad to hear Damon is back home with his family again!

  • Sue writes:
    November 24th, 2010 at 8:40 pm

    We are so thankful that Damon is home safe and sound with Nicole, Abby and Caleb. They had a very long year without him and they are all making up for lost time. :) Can you imagine what Christmas is going to be like at their house this year? :)

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