Saturday, December 29, 2012

Week 52

Cindy-Peoria:  We finally got to meet my new and adorable Great Nephew
in Colorado after Christmas.
Nadia - Phoenix: This year my parents celebrated Christmas with us for the very first time, as usually they are in China during this time of the year. We got this ornament for them to remember this special day.

Jennifer - Toronto:  We finally have snow!
If only walking back up the hill was as much fun as sledding down.
Tatiana - Prague: Our last mini vacation of the 2012! Just outside of Prague
Simone-NYC: First (brief) snowfall of the season

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Week 51

Nadia - Phoenix: This week I graduated from Arizona State University with my Doctorate Degree!
Cindy-Peoria:  What kind of crazy person has carpeting installed throughout
the entire house the week before Christmas?!!  Uh, that's me.  At least my
family is still talking to me. :)
Simone-NYC: Wollman Rink, NYC

Jennifer - Toronto:  Counting the Days!  Tomorrow is Christmas Eve!
Tatiana - Prague: Christmas markets at night are a whole different experience, a party!

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Week 50

Cindy-Peoria:  We're all ready for Christmas...
Nadia - Phoenix: We saw some amazing Christmas lights last night. Some families go all out!
Jennifer - Toronto:  A cold day at the Toronto Christmas Market!
Tatiana - Prague: Taking pictures at a party, Santa came with chocolates all the way from Finland!

Friday, December 7, 2012

Week 49

Simone-NYC: Central Park
Nadia - Phoenix: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Jennifer-Toronto:  My husband and three boys are all in a local production of A Christmas Carol.
God Bless Us Everyone!!

Tatiana - Prague: Christmas market at -5 degrees...still lots of fun with the photography group
Cindy-Peoria:  Alex taking his turn giving a 5-
second, improvisational solo at this week's
Progress Concert.  The Band sounded great!

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Week 48

Nadia - Phoenix: Everyone did a fantastic job on the winter piano recital
Cindy-Peoria:  Alex's Christmas List is a 6-page PowerPoint Presentation
complete with illustrations and prices.  Guess who's ready for Christmas?!?
Jennifer - Toronto:  Trying to teach my dog to stay still for a photo!  This is the only one we got.

Tatiana - Prague: Visit to our girlfriend to Geneva, Switzerland

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Week 47

Cindy-Peoria:  We were looking for some entertainment over this
long holiday weekend....
Jennifer - Toronto:  A 1st Place victory at a city volleyball tournament made for some very happy girls!

Nadia - Phoenix: What can we do after a huge Thanksgiving dinner? A staring contest!

Tatiana - Prague: First tooth coming out...

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Week 46

Cindy-Peoria:  My attempt at making a holiday themed table decoration.
Tatiana - Prague: Getting ready for the Holiday Season!
Jennifer - Toronto:  Today was Toronto's Santa Claus Parade!  We are lucky to get to watch the parade
from my husband's office.  It means we don't have to sit out in the cold for hours saving a spot to sit!

Nadia - Phoenix: That's a good looking couple :-)

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Week 45

Nadia - Phoenix: The oranges in our backyard are finally turning to the right color! Can't wait for homemade orange juice.
Simone-NYC-Beautiful foliage in Central Park
Cindy-Peoria:  Alex got a promo of what the High School Band is all about
when he joined other local middle school students this week for a voluntary
honors band concert at the High School.
Jennifer - Toronto:  The Fall colors are almost gone but the countryside is still pretty.
Tatiana - Prague: Working at Christmas market selling photos.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Week 44

Jennifer - Toronto:  Raking Leaves

Nadia - Phoenix: Chewy's new haircut, always a great smile, long or short hair :-)
Cindy-Peoria:  Our jack-o-lanterns for Halloween...

Tatiana - Prague: My first Halloween

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Week 43

Simone-NYC: Sunset over the Hudson River
Cindy-Peoria:  Enjoying the last few minutes of Summer because it's
quickly slipping away....
Nadia - Phoenix: Everyone is sharing their beautiful fall colors, this is the most fall-like scenery I can find here in Arizona

Jennifer - Toronto:  Just one example of the damage from Hurricane Sandy.
Tatiana-Prague: Old town square

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Week 42

Simone-NYC: Fall is finally near peak in Riverside Park
Nadia - Phoenix: Busy bee!!!
Cindy-Peoria:  I absolutely LOVE the Fall colors!
Tatiana - Prague: Ground Zero in New York. Reconstruction going on...
Jennifer - Toronto:  My Maple Tree!  Love the Gold!