Before and after photos send us into a swoon of where-did-the-time-go or your life fast forwarding in a speeding train. The last time I saw them, they were this small and now they’re taller than their mom and me. Note Kara wears a sweatshirt with the pictures of her parents, Gambel and Jun’s wedding. Happy reunions are made of these: tossing Jimmy up in the air, eating Filipino and Chinese dishes made by our husbands who both love to cook.
We see Manhattan and its famous statue from the vantage point of Liberty Park in Jersey on our bikes on a lovely, sunny day right before two days of pouring rain. Plus GJ’s friends are a hoot. The older kids are no different from the younger ones as they’re all into computer games their moms don’t comprehend.