and it perks everything up. The birds were singing in the bush last night as we tramped up the 150 steps toward our little home away from home.
There's something special about just sitting with loved ones and letting the conversation go where it will. We've had plenty of that in the past weeks, first with Alyssa and the kiddos, now with Ty and Caroline. Although we chuckle at how quickly children revert to their unguarded ways when the parents come around. Not mentioning any names, but we know we've settled in when tempers are allowed to flare and the rest of us just laugh. It happens to all of us in this family.
The next few days we'll be exploring around with Caroline and Max while Ty wins the bread. At least he has sunshine to be working in today. He's getting the park he looks after ready for the cricket season.
I'm so proud of my
Here are some pictures from our ramblings so far...
|walking along the Wellington waterfront on Sunday.|
|Mom and Evan, I took this one for you!|
|some views from the neighborhood we're in|