Well, here I am with my babies, my youngest son, Ian and my 3 wonderful grandsons. The grands were here visiting their father for Spring Break and I had an opportunity to spend a few hours with them. This pic was taken at my mother's house in the backyard. We had to visit the "Baba." They miss their Pop-Pop a lot and mentioned it after we left my mother's that it was strange without him there.
I took them to an exhibition at a downtown museum, The Lynx, which had this wonderful interactive robot show. The kids got to play with all kinds of great projects and they had replicas of 2 of my favorite robots, Klatu from "The Day the Earth Stood Still," and Robbie the Robot from many motion pictures but more famous for him yelling "Danger, danger, Will Robinson!" My youngest little man loved Klatu, so I think I'm going to make him a Klatu puppet!
It was sad to say goodbye to them, but I know they were looking forward to returning home to Austin to their mommy, my baby girl, and their soon to be step dad. They'll be back in the summer so I'll have them a little longer then. Their father has always been very nice about my seeing them and spending time with them.
Yesterday we had a birthday party for my other little man, Aiden. He turned 1 year last week, but his fraternal grandparents came in for the weekend so we waited. He was so exhausted later on, I gave him a warm bath, a baby lotion massage and held him while he drifted off to sleep. The most wonderful feeling is holding a sleeping baby....great for the high blood pressure!!
I'm going to be very busy this next week. Am taking my mother on a road trip to Phoenix, AZ. My sister and niece live there and we're going for a visit. We're planning on stopping in Tucson to have lunch with one of my mother's dear friends, picking up some tamales de elotes (tamales made with white corn...a specialty in that part of AZ from that northern area of Mexico where my maternal family is from) then head up to Phoenix. We'll be staying at my sister's new house, then leave early, the 31st, and head back down to Tucson to have breakfast with another friend of my mom's and pick up the rest of the tamales.
Am working on some new things, my little paintings. I'm just about done with 3 of them and two more on the way. Hopefully, I can finish everything by Tuesday so I can post them Wed. Well, I hear my blue eyed little man in the living room....guess he came back to return the blanket I had him in last night before they left. Peace out.