Guus Bosman

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Bicycle ride in DC

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Had a lovely bicycle trip though DC this afternoon. Gorgeous weather.

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Day 374: at Washington-Liberty

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Adrian has been asking to go for a bike ride all day, so at 5 pm I took all three kids and we went to a play court at Washington-Liberty, above the parking garage. Good exercise for all of them.

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A pencil

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I was having my coffee outside just now, when I saw a hand appear in Adrian's window. A pencil was strategically placed between window and curtain, to keep light coming in for reading, instead of the required napping. I yelled "Adrian!" and hand and pencil disappeared right away.

The photo is from earlier today.

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Timing

Leo and Adrian, discussing some plans: "na het corona, of misschien in het weekend..."

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Day 184

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Last night I went for a walk after dinner and I saw that they are making nice progress on the sidewalk at Johnson St. So many times we walked there with the stroller!

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Day 165

The house we are staying in is huge. During normal times, it is often rented as a bed & breakfast with 5 rooms, but we have the place for ourselves during Covid-19. The pool is fabulous. It's a full sized pool and deep enough for me to jump into and for Sasha and I to do laps. The kids are having a terrific time. There are also a lot of pool toys.

It's a great routine -- a quick breakfast outside, swimsuits and of we are to the pool. Very convenient.

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Day 121

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A few days ago, during the big storm that also caused some flooding in the basement, the wall in the yard fell over.

It had been shaky for as long as we live here -- a previous owner put it together with various types of brick and concrete but it wasn't done very well. Anyway, it came down and today I broke it in smaller pieces. It was leaning against one of the pillars of our deck and I didn't like that idea, cause it could damage that important pillar.

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Kern 2

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Adrian and I were hanging word cards up, to help with reading lessons. It was serious business and afterwards we reviewed the three words.

Then he said: "papa, niemand woont in een nummer" (nobody lives in a number), so funny.

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New Year's walk

We went for a walk "in the woods", at Donaldson Run.

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Paw Patrol werkjes

The boys were downstairs at 7.30 am, and they are doing Paw Patrol "werkjes" over breakfast. They really enjoy it.

Adrian asked: "papa, hebben Sinterklaas en Piet deze boekje gemaakt?"

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