243 Photos - Jun 2, 2010
Photo: kids snacking in the carPhoto: we love the fruit snacks! i like Jihad's expression in this photo. Kelli's on the side.Photo: Kaleya & KelliPhoto: dorm where kelli stayed freshman year at UFPhoto: a spanish moss tree - i just thought it was beautifulPhoto: another Spanish Moss treePhoto: a research building on the UF campusPhoto: Photo: section of the UF wall of graffittiPhoto: Bull Gator statue in front of the UF Football ComplexPhoto: Shands Hospital @ UFPhoto: Lizard @ Heritage ParkPhoto: Kaleya, Ron & Jihad on their morning walk June 2Photo: On June 2 we went to Heritage Village - a collection of historic buildingsPhoto: the layout @ Heritage VillagePhoto: Harris School Building. Pic from Heritage Village Photo Collection.Photo: kids inside Harris SchoolPhoto: Lowe Barn. Pic from Heritage Village Photo Collection.Photo: inside Lowe's BarnPhoto: carriages inside Lowe's BarnPhoto: tools labeled inside Lowe's BarnPhoto: Lowe House. Pic from Heritage Village Photo Collection.Photo: the picture is blurry, but the doors in the Lowe house were so low!Photo: the original Lowe House circa 1906Photo: kids on the front of the Lowe HousePhoto: owner of the Lowe HousePhoto: history of Harris SchoolPhoto: Boyer Cottage. Pic from Heritage Village Photo Collection.Photo: inside Boyer CottagePhoto: the other side of the room in Boyer CottagePhoto: Union Academy - a hand-me down school for African Americans. Pic from Heritage Village Photo Collection.Photo: inside Union Academy schoolPhoto: McMullen Home. We didn't get to go in; it was roped off. Pic from Heritage Village Photo Collection.Photo: Walsingham Home. This too was roped off.  Pic from Heritage Village Photo Collection.Photo: Fire Engine building. Pic from Heritage Village Photo Collection.Photo: Village Garage. Pic from the Heritage Village photo collection.Photo: kids in front of the Village GaragePhoto: Jihad in front of the Village GaragePhoto: kids looking in well remainsPhoto: Kaleya & JihadPhoto: Kaleya & MilesPhoto: Williams Park Bandstand. Pic from Heritage Village Photo Collection.Photo: Plant Summer Home. Pic from Heritage Village Photo Collection.Photo: a sugar cane mill. Pic from Heritage Village Photo Collection.Photo: the SmokehousePhoto: on the afternoon of June 2, we also went to the St. Petersburg PierPhoto: view @ the PierPhoto: the "Peeps" version of the Pier - St. Peepersburg PierPhoto: another view of St. Peepersburg Pier. Check out the peeps catching rays.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: I'm helping Kaleya look through the binoculars.Photo: Jihad & Miles looking through the binoculars @ the PierPhoto: Glamorous Kelli as alwaysPhoto: Miles, Jihad & Kaleya perch like pelicans on the postsPhoto: mural @ the PierPhoto: Miles & Jihad feed dead fish to the pelicans @ the PierPhoto: pelican has a full mouthPhoto: climbing a Kapok tree in downtown St. PetePhoto: Photo: Kaleya & KelliPhoto: all 4 in the Kapok treePhoto: I tried to help Kaleya in the tree but she wasn't going for it too muchPhoto: Miles in the Kapok treePhoto: Jihad in the Kapok treePhoto: Photo: Kaleya poses on the roots of the Kapok treePhoto: Photo: during their daily morning walk on June 3, Kaleya picked flowersPhoto: On Wed June 2 we went to the St. Petersburg Science Museum.  Our tour started in the marine room where they had this water tank.Photo: miles look over the tank in the marine roomPhoto: hermit crabPhoto: horshoe crabPhoto: starfishPhoto: looking over the tank at the Science MuseumPhoto: owlsPhoto: Photo: Photo: a sailfish on the wall of the marine roomPhoto: Miles opening drawersPhoto: Jihad holds up a pirahna skeletonPhoto: Jihad examines a horshoe crab skeletonPhoto: and I ask him to show me the undersidePhoto: sawfish?Photo: Kelli measures herself against the Albatross wingspanPhoto: info abt cloudsPhoto: weather stationPhoto: Photo: Photo: alligatorsPhoto: Jihad in front of the pond.  it was covered in duckweedPhoto: took this pic w/ them facing the sun, thus the squintingPhoto: Photo: Photo: cook's hut in the native american village part @ the Science MuseumPhoto: tile walkway for the united statesPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: florida motifPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Kelli had to stand next to her Florida sidewalk blockPhoto: Kaleya holds up her pressed pennyPhoto: After the Science Museum we went to the International Plaze where there was this play area.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: On Thursday June 4th we went to the Florida Aquarium. On the way there we saw this gecko painted on the side of one of the buildings in downtown TampaPhoto: view of the Florida AquariumPhoto: in the elevator on the way to the aquariumPhoto: Kaleya & Miles @ the AquariumPhoto: swimming turtlesPhoto: Photo: bird looking right at mePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: i love this picture!Photo: in front of one of the tanksPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: in the water play area at the AquariumPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Miles jumps off the fishPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: after the aquarium we went to Honeymoon Island to go to the beach.  This was on the bay side.Photo: Miles & Jihad abt to get in the waterPhoto: Kaleya & Jihad in the waterPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Miles shows off his clam findings.Photo: another findingPhoto: On Saturday June 5th we went to play Adventure Miniature Golf @ Smugglers CovePhoto: view on the golf coursePhoto: Photo: the mini-golf course was beautifully decoratedPhoto: Miles gets ready to puttPhoto: I'm working the hole!Photo: Mommy on the golf coursePhoto: Photo: we had a chance to feed the alligators on the golf course!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Kaleya took this picture of me!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: view from atop the golf coursePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: After miniature golf, we went to a bird sanctuaryPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Kaleya went around taking pictures tooPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: after the sanctuary, we went to the shore -- this is the Gulf of Mexico. We were not prepared for this, so not in swim gear.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: a dead fish in the water.  saw this as we were leaving. Looks like we left just in time.Photo: Photo: Photo: fun in the sun! Kelli & MommyPhoto: Me & KelliPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: picture perfectPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: at a karate class in late June