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Thursday, November 27, 2008

Month of November

Happy Thanksgiving everybody! So here is a long post for you to read before you stuffed yourself and can hardly walk =)
In this season, I'm thankful to be able to see these beautiful colors and
couldn't help but capture them. I wanted to share with you what I saw and what I enjoyed that lasted a little more than one week:

All of the following untouched photos were taken from my Sony Cybershot =)

To recap what has happened around here. On November 4th, 2008 the BIG Election Day which made US history. I arrived to my polling place at 10am and waited for 40 minutes. I wanted to remember this day so of course I took a picture when I was waiting in line:

Laugh away, but this is ME ME ME, a proud citizen...I VOTED:

Then that weekend, we went to our brother-in-law's surprise BD in Virginia:

Our bboy was the center of attention, all the waitress adored him and gave him chair-rides around the restaurant!

The following day was my friend Thanh's BD, where once again, my bboy captured all the attention by the cake and taken into adoption by the birthday girl (jk):

Then the following weekend, we attended our niece Torie's 5th Birthday at Chuck E Cheese:
(check out the awesome shirt mama dressed him in, it's so cool-looking that she wore it for him twice w/o knowing!)

Babygirl was loving the tickets:

Our nephew redeemed the tickets:

Chuck E Cheese, where 'adult' can be a kid:

On November 19th, it was bbgirl's FIRST DENTIST APPOINTMENT!!
She was shy the whole time, but she listened and behaved well. Here's her shy 'morning' face:

The dentist, Dr. Poursaeid, a pediatric dentist of Metropolitan Dental Specialist was very nice and good with kids. I was able to bring bboy along to be there with bbgirl. Bboy seemed interested and next thing you know, the dentist said at his age, he could be seen too! So woohoo...he was such a breeze to work with and didn't give one second of a hard time. As a matter of fact, he seemed to be enjoying himself. He paid attention, opened his mouth when asked, and when given the dinosaur floss, he took it and tried to floss it himself. The dentist and I were AMAZED (I even used my camera and videoclipped it). I wouldn't miss videoclipping that, I captured to re-live those memories with my kiddos anytime I want!

To wrap up the month of November, we celebrated another girlfriend's bday! Nhan turned how old?? yayy!! Chef Jane hosted a Thanksgiving dinner/Nhan's BD party, and of course, I WAS once again STUFFED with DELICIOUS FOOD! Everything was made from scratch, even all the birthday cakes:

Chef Jane holding the dish of smoked salmon on top of cheese and cracker:

And birthday girl, Nhan:

More pictures from the party, click here
Last weekend, we also went to Adams Morgan and celebrated her birthday. I haven't been out with my girls for YEARS ok, and oh boy, it was SO GREAT to be spending time with them. Oh and it happened to be the night where I left my camera at home, for ONCE, so..until I snatched some pictures from the girls, I wouldn't have any to share. It's usually so hard to get out of the house to have some downtime, but this time, I managed to escape and spent some good time with my good friends. I cannot wait for the next hang-out! Oh and Chloe Lounge, you spinned such such great music, that kept my feet on the floor the whole night, so I'm coming there again w/o a doubt!

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