18 août 2008

Back home...

Hello everyone!, Gee it's been a long time since the last blog updateso there's lots to catch up on. I'm going to start in reverse chronological order... Here is Maxime yesterday...        Up at the lighthouse...     Last week we were still in France, here we are on a walk withMamie Blue and Christiane next to the golf course, Maxime and myself at chez Claire and Christophe's   Claire loves Maxime even when he soils his pants...     Some nature around Lyon,... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2008

Clermont Ferrand

This is from the other day when Mamie Blue took Maxime for a walk. On Thursday we went to Michel and Solange's place for some great lunch,a swim, and some superb pediatric advice ... first was a magnificent lunch!       Michel and Solange with Maxime...       Music room and view !    At Grandma's the next day, and Max tries out grabbing Sophie the Giraffeand does surprisingly well.       Today with Sebastian and Stephanie, looking very... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2008

Visiting Mamie Blue

The three of us left this morning very early (5:30!) for the airportMaxime was asleep, all was calm...        On the plane and everything was still calm... All those plane trips Maxtook while inside mummy paid off. Getting out of the plane, what you don't see is me with all the bags!The plane had about 10 people in it, practically a Private Jet for Max.A view from the plane of Puy de Dome, largest volcanoe in the Chainede Puy.        Once arrived and settled, it's off to see... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2008

Visiting some friends...

OK, so I know Maxime's head is cut off in this photo but I still like it.It also goes to show that he really likes looking at the camera because I wasn't even behind or near it when I took the photo ...       Looking very french in the next photo I think!     Who's smile do you like more, Max's or the monkey's ? We went to visit our friends Gabriel and Fumika who have a new set of twindaughters the same age as Maxime. They also have a son called Kenta whois just starting to learn the... [Lire la suite]
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24 juillet 2008

Silent Laughing...

And here we are, more of Maxime ! ! !... first we have Max and Mum asleep on the couch, aaah to be a sleeping baby. His top is a Tilly and Amy special!Second we have Max smiling away with his '22/05/08' top made by Claire...        A strange visitor in the harbour yesterday... anyone know what it is?     Smiling and laughing a huge belly laugh!! Although it's still a bit like a silentmovie... :)        A view of home from Mera beach, ... clouds rolling in for today's... [Lire la suite]
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18 juillet 2008

Visit's end

Hi everyone! Little by little the Bournaud family makes its way backto France... all sad to leave Maxime behind :.( This was Claire with Max on her last day.        Yesterday was Caroline's fete I bought her this basket of fruitwith some chocolate fondue. It looks too good to eat still! This is Maxime waking up this morning...               And today we went to a restaurant called Torre de Lorbe with Anne.It's the same restaurant where, just over a year ago... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2008

Maxime's Baptism

So today was Maxime's initiation into the Catholic church, as well as his official adoption of his God Parents, Claire and Aigi.        Rather than God parents they are more like God families... Paula andChristophe are both just as happy as their respective spouses        Here we are, the ceremony itself, a very friendly and warm affair.Max sports a mozartian style jump suit so as to avoid the traditional longgirly dress...        Anne, Marisa and Jose... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2008

The Arrival of Salinas/Bournaud families (..well some)

The other day our friend Florence came over and Maxime tired himselfby smiling and breathing the fresh air up at the lighthouse...        By evening he was completely worn out... Today Claire, Chistophe and Christiane arrived. Christiane took photos from the plane up untill the very last moment! Here is theview of out home in mera from the sky... Maxime smiled for everyone on call!!     Totof gets acquainted with Max...     Here they all are! The Bournaud's and... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2008

Kheops in heaven...

Sadly Claire and Christophe's cat Kheops left our world this morningwithout even going once around the sun. He was a very funny a playfulcat and he will be very sorely missed by all. He loved to hunt, checkout the neighbours, climb trees and much more... Here are some photos of him from new years 2008.              
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06 juillet 2008

Maxime watches the tennis...

A Studio style portrait of the New Regozo Family At Los Manzanos, restaurant in Oleiros           This afternoon watching the Wimbledon final between Federerand Nadal                       The middle one above is just before bed time...Finally, Grandfather Dioni looks up at the universe... (ala Stonehenge)
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