I am such a slacker! No real good reason either other than it’s been hot and I haven’t felt like messing around on the computer at all. Today of course was one of the hottest… When Rico and Catalina picked me up from the train station, the car said 101*! For us, with no A/C, this sucks. We decided dinner out was the route to go so we we walked around the SuperMall or the Seattle Outlets as they want to be called now. Catalina got to ride a spaceship and a school bus so her day was made!

After procrastinating as long as we could, we headed home and jumped right in the baby pool!
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Rico and I have begun carpooling to work. He drops me off at the train station, drops Catalina off at “school” then heads to work himself. Catalina is obsessed with trains & elevators or “eye doctors” in her words. We attempted to take her on a scenic train and failed miserably. We purchased tickets and took off work early. Only to miss the train by about 10 mins due to heavy traffic 😦 On the way back, to make it up to her, we decided to catch the Sounder Train which is what I ride to work everyday. Why we didn’t think of this sooner, I don’t know. This is a free ride and it’s much closer!

Catalina’s first train ride:
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She loved it!

At gym class every Saturday morning, in addition to running off energy and learning new gymnastic moves, we learn new signs and we try to incorporate them into our daily lives. Her practicing her “I love you”.
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Fred Meyer has become our go to stop now. Anytime we pass the store, Catalina will yell “Meyer Cookies!” FM offers free cookies to kids so anytime we’re near by, it’s a must stop. We also recently discovered that it has a horse that looks like Maximus from Tangled (her most recent obsession in movies, prior to to that, it was Dispicable Me with the minions!)
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Goofing around in the back seat!
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Morning selfies to cheer up the grumpy morning people…

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