It was a good flight on Lufthansa, although the food wasn’t very good except for the cheese plate. Me and the kids were all in one row and Gay was a couple rows back.
After a 2-hour layover in Frankfurt and a 1-hour flight over the Swiss Alps, we landed in Florence. I think this is my first flight ever on an Embraer, an E-90, plane.
Then we picked up our rental car and drove for 2 hours to our place in Tuscany.
Hudson graduated from Stevens Elementary and 5th grade today. Next year, he’s going to Washington Middle School.
850 Peloton rides, 512 mega joules, 428 hours.
The Meany orchestra had its final concert of the school year.
The Garfield orchestra also came to the concert and played a couple songs, err, compositions? Arrangements?
After the concert, since it was so hot (80ºF), we walked (actually, Eva and I rode our bikes) to Hello, Robin for ice cream.
We didn’t start watching Game of Thrones until season 3 or maybe 4 but I’m glad we did. Tonight is the final episode and I’m sad to see it end.
Dragonglass shakes and Drogon-flame-broiled burgers from Shake Shack for dinner:
…Before the Dawn for dessert:
I watched almost all 67 episodes all over again before season 8 started and one day I will start all over again with the kids. They’re interested now because they aren’t allowed to watch it but maybe they won’t care when they are allowed.
I did my 800th ride (and 801st) this morning. After 412 hours of riding I’ve generated 494 megajoules of energy. It’s been 33 days since my 750th.
Havana had 5 friends over for her birthday slumber party. After school they went to Paint the Town and then home for dinner (spaghetti and meatballs), cake and ice cream and a movie (Titanic). Hudson and Eva got out of the house to their friends’ houses for the night.
I thought they went to bed at a reasonable time but Gay woke up at 2am and found them all still awake and had to tell them to go to sleep.
In what I think was the best game for the Comets yet, Eva got a base hit and then stole 3 bases to score her first run of the season. As first baseman, she also got a runner out. The game actually finished 3 innings in 2 hours. I think that’s a sign the girls are getting better.
Since the game was at 6pm tonight, all of us went to the game and brought dinner from Bok a Bok. Havana’s friend, Mira, also happened to be at Garfield for her parent’s ultimate frisbee game so she watched Eva play too.
Hudson scored a touchdown in flag football. His team still lost by one point, though.
Today was the 6th and final performance of The Lion King. They had their cast party at Optimism – Mr Finney is a fan of the place and wanted to have it there. Gay organized it, brought in pizzas and cookies and Bubly water for the kids. 100+ people showed up and the cast sang a couple songs from the play. The show’s donations totaled more than $3,000 for the PTA too.