Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Last Florida Post

Here are the last pics from our Florida trip. They're from our DSLR. Towards the end of the slideshow are pics of the condo.


Monday, April 12, 2010

Florida - Part 5

More pictures! These are from Saturday morning and this afternoon at the beach.
Amelia continues her reign over Siesta Key beach. She has made so many friends - she loves playing with the girls she meets. And she flirts with all the boys. Today she KISSED a boy and then tackled him into the ocean!!! Shortly thereafter, she was "chatting up" 2 teen-aged boys and then moved onto the lifeguard. We're going to have our hands full with this one!

Playing with some girl friends

What's with the crowd???

It must be the huge (live) jellyfish that came ashore.

Catching a little nap in Babcia's arms.

Chasing after bubbles

Plotting her next move

It was a calm day at the ocean she made her own waves!

With Babcia & Dziadek

I don't know about you, but I think she's the cutest little beach bum!

Playing with more friends


Friday, April 9, 2010

Florida - Part 4

Tired of these Florida posts yet??? :)
Today we had a pretty chill day - did a little shopping, but mostly hung around the condo while I worked.
These are pictures from yesterday. We went to the pool in the morning and the beach in the late afternoon. As usual, Amelia had a blast at the beach. She has so much fun playing in the waves and running all over the beach. She approaches almost all the kids she sees, especially boys. There were a group of girls (a little older, ~5-7 year olds) playing in a water hole. She jumped right in and started playing with them. It was hilarious! Alex's parents took some video of it, but it's not in the right format to add here. Trust me, it was awesome.

Playing in the laundry hamper

Having fun

Playing in the ocean

Waves - yay!

Checking out a boy

Beach conditions at the lifeguard stand

Alex thinks the beach is A-OK!

Playing with her new friends (she's in the orange & pink)

Playing in the sand

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Florida - Part 3

This morning we went to Mote Aquarium. It was so neat! It was mostly indoors with some parts outside. We saw so many creatures - it was a hit! Amelia really liked looking at the fish, the sea turtles and the manatees.

Waiting to go into the aquarium


Babcia, Amelia & Mama

Babcia, Amelia & Dada

A giant squid - it was super ugly.

We attempted the whole put-your-head-in-the-hole pic, but Amelia couldn't have been LESS interested in putting her hed in the hole. So, this is what I got.

She WAS interested in splashing in the touchable aquarium, though.

Lily pads

Shark tank


Cute little seahorses. They also had itty bitty seahorses that were just born on 4/6/10. They looked like sea monkeys (Ok, a little bigger than that).

Sea turtle

Another sea turtle

They had a net to show how hard it is for sea turtles to get out. Amelia had a blast playing in it and didn't want to come out.

Amelia liked watching the manatees.

Manatee swimming towards us.

Seriously, coming straight at us.

But then he turned.


St. Armands Circle - a cool old car (I mainly put this on for my dad!)

Downtown Sarasota

A sculpture of the couple kissing from the famous victory picture.

Playing with sidewalk chalk.

She liked playing in the rocks.

Amelia the artist.


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