It has been a really rainy June so far, but thankfully on thursday the sun came out for the first time in weeks. We celebrated by going strawberry picking at Cider Hill Farm. Today it was nice and warm at our house so we went to the beach, but once we were there it was really cloudy. It helped cut down on traffic and also kept the beach uncrowded. Afterwards we came home where it was sunny and then went to see a performance of The Velveteen Rabbit at Maudslay. Kaleb was good for the first act, but was loud and ran across the field for the second act.
I got a cold at some point on Friday I guess and have been relatively miserable all weekend. I have the whole runny nose, cough, chest congestion, blah blah. On top of that Jennifer came down with some sort of stomach issue and has been feeling nauseous all day. We are quite the bunch over in Merrimac.
We were able to get out a couple times this weekend including Lilli's birthday (see photos below). It was Dora themed and even had a stroy line like the show, Kaleb had a great time. Kaleb and I also got to go out to Skip's tonight for dinner. Jennifer stayed home so it was just the boys and it was awesome. He behaved so well and stayed in his seat the entire time and ate a ton of food. Aftrewards we picked up some ice cream at Hodgies. The whole time we were both singing the chorus to the new Dave Matthews Band song and making up different lyrics. One of those days that makes all the sleepless nights and tantrums of parenthood worth it.
Dave Matthews Band was back at Fenway Park for the first time since our honeymoon and this time we were able to go to both shows. The first night Jennifer and I went to Tapeo for a quick bite of tapas and then met up with the BoCaNO crew outside the show. It was a great show and they played a bunch of new songs, a couple of those were for the first time.
The next night was another great show, we started the night by having dinner with Andy and Nicole at Parish Cafe, as always it was phenomenal. The show was again really great, although the setlist and slightly lower amount of energy made it rank behind Friday. We also made a special occasion of the weekend and stayed at a hotel. It was a really big deal because it was the first time Kaleb spend the night with somebody else since we brought him home from the hospital. He stayed with Nonna and Pop Pop. Of course he slept the entire night and didn't wake up until 6:15, later than he ever slept for us.
On Sunday Kaleb got a chance to drive a backhoe, a very exciting event for anybody.