September 25, 2006

A Sod, Lizards, and Sparklers kind of Weekend

What was your weekend like? Here's the rundown on ours...

Friday afternoon we 'landscaped' our front yard ...for all you before-and-after photo lovers these are for you...

Nice huh? And we're hoping our little Plumeria tree will survive...and produce wonderful smelling pink flowers like the nursery manager said it would...

Saturday we went to the mountains again with Abang, Kakak, and their 4 kids. Here's us doing what we usually end up doing with them...eating...

A few minutes into eating, a jungle lizard of some sort threw caution to the wind and jumped from a nearby tree, landing on Anthony. After consulting a highly reliable and reputable source (*cough* Iguanas for Dummies *cough*) we decided that the lizard was most likely a young iguana. We were all laughing too hard to get a picture of it on his head...but the little guy hung around for a couple hours after and posed for this picture later...

...maybe he sat still for Anthony as sort of an apology for the whole kamakazi attack earlier. Probably.

Going to the mountains also includes playing in the freezing cold river...this time little Adik had a boat...


Anthony took this one while I was catching some Z's on top of the car...what can I say, it's hard to sleep on the ground when tree-cutter ants are crawling everywhere along with the ever-present danger of leaping lizards...

Sunday we ate dinner with Abang's family at their home. Sunday was the first day of Ramadhan. It took a lot of motivation to get them to stop for this picture...they were pretty hungry after fasting all day...

Afterwards we all played with sparklers...

For more pictures of our life and times overseas...go to our shutterfly page (if you like any of the pictures you can even order prints for yourself)

4 comments:

Chanclers said...

threw caution to the wind...I can't think of a statement I like more. great usage. love the pictures. by the way, I just looked down at my word verification that I have to do and it looks a bit too much like ovary for my liking.

sharon said...

I (sharon) can't take credit due to anthony for the "threw caution to the wind" bit...that was all him...
And we apologize for the anatomical likeness automatically generated by our comment word verification...our friends should be free to post comments without blushing...

Chanclers said...

tis true. Fu Mart does sound made up. the truth of the matter is the local Fu Mart has just changed hands and now is known as RT Mart. However, before this management change it was known as Da Fu Yuan, which lucky for us, translates to Fu Mart. We prefer to stick with this name seeing as how it is much more fun than RT Mart.

Anonymous said...

Love your yard! you must have worked hard. I never thought I would consider grass a luxury until we moved here! Ya'll are great...we love your blog and we appreciate the time you take to look at ours and make comments. WE love you!
Jenn