We went to FAO Schwarz again last week and W spent the whole time with 2 real Myachi masters - "Metal" and "Monk" (Monk is on the Myachi packaging and part of the House of Skillz). They taught him new tricks and they spoke what seemed like a foreign language for over 1/2 hour. It was like there were 3 of my son - they were all on the same wavelength and with the same enthusiasm. W decided he'd like to work there, too.
After FAO, we met up with B, the girls, and my mom to go to the annual musical at LaGuardia High School. This year they did Guys & Dolls and it was unbelievable. It's amazing that these are only high schoolers. It was like being at a Broadway show. The sets, the orchestra, the acting and singing - amazing.
Last week was also Parent Observation Week at J's school. B and I gt there at 9am to watch J in both double dance periods. She has 2 periods of ballet (90 minutes) and another 2 periods of modern dance. The kids are so beautiful and talented, the teachers are just phenomenal, and I love that there are live musicians. We left at around noon and grabbed some breakfast at a local cafe near Columbus Circle.
Just about all my Christmas shopping is done. It certainly has been a stressful season. It arrived way too fast this year and I wasn't ready. Oh well - I just hope my Amazon order gets here before Sunday. MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!
Here are some more pictures of the trip to the NY Botanical Garden: