Sorry

I promised a post three weeks ago… Fail. The family was here and it was so good to have them! Here we are in day 1, and everyone still had fresh legs. Haha.

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We took Boo to the Statue of Liberty, the Staten Island Ferry (his favorite part was the snacks on the boat ride over)…
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the park, and the Bronx zoo where he got up close and personal with some Tigers (so cool!) and watched a Sea Lion feeding/show.

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(can you tell he is a favorite subject?) 🙂
I miss them already, but we fly down next weekend for Labor Day weekend and a rendezvous with Chris who is home from Australia for a week or so. Very very excited.

Since then it’s been busy in lab. I was finally able to reproduce some crystals, which is always good news and has kicked things up a notch.

And things have been busy out of lab! I went whitewater rafting this past weekend, which was all fun & games until our boatmate got his shoulder dislocated after falling out in a rapid. They had class III rapids, which don’t compare to the Nile (lifetime bragging rights!!) but were still fun. (please ignore the shameless watermark in this photo, haha).

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Kyle bought me an ice-cream afterwards (smiles) and it was fun having a day out of the city (as always).

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And my timer just started beeping! Back to work! 🙂

(p.s. I’ll try to figure update the pics and make them larger… wrote this from my phone and don’t know why they are tiny! =)

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