Haven’t put these into scrapbook pages yet. Got a lot more good pictures using my Nikon with long lens. Right up until nighfall.

Cloudy and overcast, it drizzled on us for part of the meet..

Starter dive for breaststroke..

Breaststroke with a smile..

Backstroke after her flip turn..

Farther down the lane..

Sportsmanship…

Freestyle with my iPhone…

Victoria and I were on our own for the NorGwyn meet. Jeff couldn’t be there. At least it was happening at our home pool so we knew where everything was. I packed along my Nikon camera and the long lens this time. :) I wasn’t the only parent there wandering around with a DSLR so I was in good company. Still learning the settings but I definitely got better photos this time around (until the sun set and the pool lights came one).

As nervous as she was about swimming butterfly, she did herself proud. She may not have been the fastest in the heat, but her strokes looked good and she improved on her time trials.

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Her first meet was away at Lansdale. Didn’t know what to expect. Brought the Canon Powershot and my iPhone. Not a lot of good photos. I’m not familiar with the settings on the Powershot so I was trying to use the scene settings. And, Victoria’s best event is freestyle which happens after dark under pool lights.

She did really well in freestyle, improved her times from the Time Trials, and got a ribbon for second place in her heat. :)

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Finally getting around to posting the scrapbook layouts for Victoria’s swim season.

First up, time trials…
All of the kids swim all the events: butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke, freestyle… :)

These were all taken with my iPhone. I didn’t bring any of the big cameras with me.

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The 6th grade did a wonderful job at their Wax Museum. The cafeteria was alive with history. In some cases, it was really hard to hear them with all the noise and echoing. But it was so fun to see how they got into character and how much they knew about them.

Egypt group:

Biblical, Egypt, India groups:

Upper wall – Cave people through India:

Hatshepsut in action:

Hatshepsut in waiting (next to Myra):

Lower wall: end of Egypt group though Trojans

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Yesterday was the 6th Grade Wax Museum at our school. It was amazing to see all the students in their costumes with their backgrounds.

I’m going to try to load up the panorama so you can see the whole cafeteria.
Wax Museum Panorama
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Hard to believe they only arrived in September. Thought it was a good time to post lots of pics of the kittens through the month. Amazing to see them grow though the photos. :) Eating me out of house and home…

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So Victoria was getting sick Friday night. We still fit in some swimming thinking she was just coming down with a cold.

And, then she got worse all through Friday night. None of us got much sleep. And the day of her birthday party dawns. Thank goodness for kitten antics..

They also kept her company while she lay on the couch…

We managed to get in touch with everyone befor they arrived to call off the party. We didn’t make the decision soon enough for the food and cake though so we’ll be eating sandwiches and cake for a week.
Some of the presents had been delivered directly to us.

Some of the presents had been delivered directly to us. So she actually had presents to unwrap. She was so excited to be able to choose between Yo Kai Watch 2 versions. She started with Bony Spirits.

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The kittens arrived with Nana on Sunday Sept 18th….

The obligatory cute kitten pictures to document the new additions to the household…

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