The days at the house are good, but you can tell that the kids and adults are getting a bit stir crazy. We needed something fresh to do, so yesterday when we were in the city, we picked up a $10 blow up pool at Walmart. After Alicia left this morning, Ashton and I blew up the pool, and then we used (...well, I used...) a bucket to fill the pool. Alia used a cup and Ashton used a bowl. Most of the water sloshed out before they even reached the pool, but they tried to help. They were in and out of the pool all day. The day wasn't all that hot in Santa Lucia, so they got cold rather quickly. At one point, they were laying on their backs as if to hold their breaths under water for the count of 100...there was only about an inch of water at the part of the pool where their heads were since there is a slight slope, but I guess this was an achievement for them.
The kids have also enjoyed various sorts of acrobatics. This exercise began as Alia standing on my shoulders to cheer and then falling backwards. This isn't so bad for a little girl that weighs all of 35-40 pounds. Then, Ashton decided to give it a try. Suffice to say, he weighs a bit more.