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March 17, 2014 ~ Shamrocks!

on March 17, 2014

Shiny Shamrocks

Last week Teagan brought me home some shiny shamrocks as a present, because I wasn’t feeling well.

Today, we sent the girls off to day care with shamrocks on their cheeks.  They were so excited! We had put them on before the St. Patrick’s day Shamrock run which NayNay and PopPop ran in.  The run was followed by a parade.  Yay!  Both girls were happy to cheer on the runners, and then settle in for the parade.  They are fans of firetrucks and bagpipes.  Lots of the floats and marchers threw candy and snacks at the onlookers.  That’s also a big draw.

Shamrocks

Stu didn’t get to stay around for the parade, unfortunately.  He had to get back home and work.  But the girls were mostly good, and LaLa, PopPop and NayNay were lots of help.

The girls missed him, and couldn’t wait to tell him about the race, the firetrucks and the bad man who threw half a cookie at them.  A crazy, drunk man dressed up as St. Patrick on a float for a bar.

Today, they got to wear their shamrock shirts – wear green day at day care! – and Teagan came home with a green derby.  And she found gold (chocolate) coins at the end of the rainbow!

Also, her bruise is turning a lovely shade of green.

Lucky Charm

Ashlin got some tomato sauce on her face, and looked like a back up singer for Adam Ant.  She had a good day, though didn’t get gold coins.  She said the leprechaun didn’t visit her room, though there was some talk of a rainbow…

Back-Up Singer

Ashlin got some tomato sauce on her face, and looked like a back up singer from Adam Ant

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6 responses to “March 17, 2014 ~ Shamrocks!

  1. Kris A says:

    How did Teagan get the bruise?

    • lisasff says:

      She was clumsy. :o Walking (maybe running) too fast for her feet and she went head first into a fence post. Day care called to give us a heads up. I’m glad they did. It was quite a bump. They said she never lost consciousness, and quickly shook it off, wanting to play and not keep ice on it.

      I did give her some acetaminophen before bed… It’s turned a lovely shade of green for St. Pats!

  2. Kat says:

    awwww….. Poor baby…but at least she was ‘in color’ for the holiday. :) Love the shamrocks on the face. Hope you’re feeling better as well. xxoox

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