James and Miranda had no school over February break. Kevin doesn't have off though so we took it easy. We played a lot of board games, painted, and went for a lot of walks, and I think they're both pretty eager to get back to school- 1st grade and nursery school that is.
For Kevin's birthday this year, he wanted to go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibit on David Hockney. We made a day of it and also went to a good Vietnamese restaurant for lunch and tried a brewery he'd herd good things about in Brooklyn.
David Hockney exhibition
Lots of people at the exhibit
Outside in the regular exhibits
Dark like my mood
Near the Temple of Dendur, an Egyptian temple from 10 B.C.
We actually went to lunch before the museum, but it's my blog, and no one reads it anyway, and I liked the pictures in this order better.
Everything here is so delicious
After lunch and the museum, we drove out to Other Half Brewing Company in Brooklyn. The crowd was really different than our last brewery, Trillium. Haha. I felt a little-- but not quite too -- old.
Today is Grandma Kathy's 65th birthday. She was here this weekend visiting so we took her to Paumanok Vineyards for a birthday wine-tasting and then we bought her the bottle of her choice. She's back on the Cape today but she went to lunch with her mother, sisters, and brother. Happy birthday! Hope it was a favorite one.
Paumanok Vineyards with her minions
Inside the tasting room
Miranda has to be in all the pictures.
Kathy, Mary, Nesie, Dick, and Great-grandma Ruth at the Beacon Room in Orleans
We took advantage of both kids being at school on Wednesday morning to go on a brunch date for Valentine's Day. We went to Port Jefferson, had brunch at Toast Coffeehouse, walked around the harbor a little and even bought some books at Friends of the Library Used Book Shop- for ourselves and for the kids.
In Port Jeff, by the water
Best husband ever.
Both of my little ones enjoyed love day at school with treats and art.
James gave out glow-in-the-dark bug stickers haha
And he wrote one personal Valentine to a girl. Woo.
Miranda gave out Skittles and relished her swag
Flowers kids and I picked out. I like blue daisies.
Card from James
Card from Miranda
James made a hat at school
Valentine's Day run
Going through his swag
We got our little Valentines a book each and a box of chocolates.