February 26, 2012

Secretary Clinton comes to Morocco

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You can see Ava and Dylan in the bottom of the photo
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See if you can find my tiny, serious, face
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Breaking ground at the new Embassy site
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She also took a photo with all the kids so I'll get a copy of that soon. Dylan told me he made a silly face so I'm anxious to see if he was telling the truth or not.

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February 24, 2012

Newborns, Running Rhinos and Angry Lions made for an exciting trip

Doesn't that lion look like it is ready to pounce? What set it off was Ava, Dylan and a friend running around playing tag and it totally caught her eye and she was very agitated. I was honestly thinking to myself that I hoped the glass was going to hold up when she tried to attack us.


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February 21, 2012

Sweet Moments

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February 20, 2012

Dylan's Favorite Game

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February 19, 2012

Cooking Class

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February 11, 2012

$250 Million Trip

Today we visited Morocco's new mall. Reports say it's one of the five largest in the world. It is totally bizarre to me that this is in existence in this country and the bizarreness of it all was confirmed when we visited today. There are many observations that fall into the bizarre category, but the most bizarre, though not surprising at all, is the fact that there are almost no actual shoppers.

Someone is excited...
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Nice View
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The #1 Draw of the trip
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The #2 Draw
Of course in between the fish and the kids there are a couple of cars.
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The watch and Eiffel Tower made out of flowers just made me laugh. I'm sure there was a lot more of this type of thing but we didn't see the whole mall. The way people were posing in front of these was HILARIOUS (you can catch a glimpse of that in the Eiffel Tower photo)
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February 10, 2012

A Happy, Calm, Civil moment, thanks to lollipops

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February 09, 2012

Our Pirates

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February 08, 2012

A Tantrum at bedtime = A big cold lonely bed

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February 07, 2012

Practicing for her Recital

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February 06, 2012

On The Road

For a change of scenery we got in the car in search of monkeys, snow and Roman ruins. The highlight for the kids was the snow by a mile but they had a fun day exploring new territory.

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Roman Ruins

Volubilis - dates back to the 3rd century BC.

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Monkeys and Snow

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