Saturday, December 12, 2009
Caitlyn's Dance Recital
Saturday, April 11, 2009
Caitlyn - Pyro
Sunday, March 08, 2009
in her coat, she skates across to her skating class, with the confidence of having conquered the basics
Caitlyn's final skating class of the year
Sunday, January 18, 2009
Caitlyn's Tap Recital - Imani House
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
PS 282 Pre-K Winter Concert
Sunday, December 07, 2008
Sampling the Goods
Saturday, December 06, 2008
Caitlyn with Santa
Sunday, November 30, 2008
PS 282 - PK 011 Class Photo
Saturday, November 29, 2008
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Friday, November 28, 2008
Thanksgiving Family Photo
Caitlyn Tries to Eat Uncle Wayne
We're Off to See the Wizzard
Thursday, November 27, 2008
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Tuesday, November 04, 2008
around the corner, and down the avenue....
and then around the corner and up the street again
Sunday, November 02, 2008
Friday, October 31, 2008
Trick or Treat
Sunday, October 26, 2008
Ghouls and Gourds - Halloween Festival at the Brookyn Botanic Garden
Saturday, October 25, 2008
Sack Race - PS282 Harvest Ball
Sunday, October 19, 2008
The Long Halloween/ Caitlyn Portnoff, the Principessa of Brooklyn
Luckily, Park Slope is very accommodating, in that there are costume related festivities starting two weeks early. The first of these is the Park Slope Parents harvest festival, featuring face painting, and a petting zoo with a friendly pony that ate from Caitlyn's hand.
And, of course, we carved our pumpkins - one for daddy and one for Caitlyn.
Saturday, October 11, 2008
Fall Camping Trip
On a recent visit, I mentioned this to Bill and Azalea who talked up how doable a fall trip would be. I didn't know that Caitlyn was paying so much attention, but later she presented me with a doodle that she pronounced a camping map, with a dot she termed the safe camping spot. That safe camping spot later got cut out and taped to the wall in a place of honor.
With that drive, I got into gear and planned a trip to Beartown state forest near where I grew up. With little time to plan, and little room for the unknown, we went for a car camping spot. I was a bit worried about the weather (though Caitlyn, whose favorite season is winter, was unconcerned), and made more so by the input of friends - until I was put at ease by other parents.
Luckily, the weather turned out to be unseasonably warm. The leaves were as colorful as I have managed to see sincewhen I lived in the area. Bill and Azalea joined with us, and we had a great trip.
oh, and on the way, we stopped at a sandwich shop for a gargantuan sub for dinner ....
Last time, Caitlyn's favorite part of camping had been the marshmallows. This time, those dropped way down below the walking in the woods, the crazy sandwich, and her tie for favorites, the campfire (Grandma Cora and Papa Wray were nice enough to drop by since the spot is close enough to their house):
and sleeping in the tent:
and she has some specific requests for me for Christmas now - her own camping equipment :)