In mid-April, two of my college roommates and one of their daughters came out to meet Ben. They insisted on babysitting while Dave & I had a date night, and cooking some large-scale meals so we could freeze the leftovers for future meals. It was great to spend time with them, and we are looking forward to seeing Sarah & her family next weekend, and venturing to the opposite side of the state at some point to visit see Dana's new home.
Dana & her daughter Leanne cooking. They made parmesan egg drop soup and spinach-and-cheese stuffed shells.
Dana & Ben:
Sarah & Ben:
We also went to a kite festival out at Longview Community College. There were some beautiful kites, and it was kind of mesmerizing to watch them spin and twirl. Leanne got her face painted and bought a kite. Ben wasn't quite sure what to make of the whole thing, but it's something he might enjoy in a few years.