Thursday, September 9, 2010

first day in Bogota

I seem to have acquired whatever pleasantries that Andrew was dealing with yesterday... you win this round Montezuma. Andrew has been sick again this morning, but is much more himself. He had an early nap, but has been playing quite normally since then. We'll just take it slow with him.

I, on the other hand, have been preparing this blog post from the makeshift sick bed we set up when Simon was sick earlier this week. Not-so-patiently waiting for my pictures to upload between frequent trips to the nearest of our four (four!) bathrooms.

So here are some pictures we took during our walk around the building we live in. This is our "backyard" so to speak.




bogota mosaic I
see the sign for the electric fence that surrounds the property? 

the court yard fountain

should have straightened this

This last picture is the first of what I plan to be monthly family photos. Tara Whitney started it with her "Six People Twelve Times" project, and my friend Angela took it up as well. And, well, sometimes I like to be a joiner. 

Anyone else want to play? There aren't many rules, just take and post one family picture each month for a year. That's right moms, get out from behind the camera and get in a shot with your fam. Not too hard. And what a fun way to look back at the year.


  1. Great idea on the family picture!! I love it!! Looks like your boys will have exploring their new surroundings - everything looks beautiful!

  2. wow! and melissa's right. the boys look like they are loving the new environment to explore. i love the monthly family pic. now onyl to convince the hubby to join in.

  3. FOUR BATHROOMS!!!!! Wow, your house must be HUGE!
    Great pictures and this a good idea for the familly picture every month!
    Love ya

  4. You guys all get better soon so you can enjoy the gorgeous outdoors. Love you!

  5. I'm thinking it isn't something you all ate but some kind of flu. Hope you are all over it. Love your place! I can't believe how much the boys have grown in just 3 1/2 months!! What have you been feeding them??? LOVE the family picture!! Love, Mom/Mora/Nana

  6. Hope that you feel better soon! Your place looks like so much fun. I got homesick just looking at the pictures. Love the electric fence!!! Any broken glass lining your walls? You guys look great and I love your idea of the family pic every month. Can't wait to see more!

  7. So glad you got there safe and sound ! Looking forward to hearing about your adventures.



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