I picked up two of my grandkids at 8:00 AM Saturday morning. I brought them to my house and we had breakfast together - Kennedy had scrambled eggs, bacon, a bagel with cream cheese and hot chocolate, and Gavin had HoneyNut Cheerios with blueberries (we ended up taking out the blueberries before we added the milk. He wanted them separate. : ) ), bacon and hot chocolate. I had a bacon sandwich and coffee.
Kennedy said I make the best breakfasts she's ever had. She said that last time, too. I was very flattered, but I think it has something to do with the hot chocolate. : )
Next we loaded up on old bread and took Katie to the lake to feed the ducks. This is a 1/5 mile walk that we've been doing for the last five years almost every time the grandkids come over.
I wasn't sure what to call a bunch of ducks, so I looked it up and this is what I found:
Several general collective nouns for ducks:
A team, brace, bed, flight, flock, raft.
A paddling of ducks refers to ducks on water.
A dopping of ducks refers to diving ducks.
A nadger of ducks refers to flying ducks.
So I guess we had a paddling of ducks.
Then we walked back home and Kennedy did some crafts things. She finished up the picture she started last time she visited, and made another one for Halloween that's hanging on my fridge.
Meanwhile, Gavin was playing baseball with the Wii. Gavin is the baseball player I had pictures of in a previous blog post. When Kennedy was done with her pictures, she joined Gavin and they played Wii tennis. All the baseball Gavin has been playing has really improved his hand/eye coordination and he actually beat Kennedy in tennis, and when they played the Wii bowling game, he almost beat her. Sports are so good for kids to participate in. All my grandkids are doing one kind of sport or another, and it is so good for them, physically, mentally, and socially.
Next, we drove to the cafe by the lake where the kids love the chocolate milkshakes. We had a nice lunch, and I drove the kids home around 2:00. We had a GREAT visit!
I don't know why having the grandkids over tires me out so much, but I got home and collapsed! How in the world did Margie ever take such good care of her Grands for so long? It's hard on us old folks! At least this one.
That was it for Saturday.
From Me and My Dog, have a great Sunday evening, everyone! : )