This weekend we went to Emily and Shawn’s beautiful wedding in Denver and we were so happy to be there with them. Auntie Emily was beautiful – Nicky kept calling her “the princess”. The kiddos had so much fun and we stayed until Kate started falling asleep on the dance floor.
With the exception of the wedding, it was a tough weekend made even harder by the fact that we were in a hotel room far away from home. Sadly, the kids were sick the whole weekend and they spent most of their time (36 of the first 40 hours) in the hotel room being miserable. The poor babies had fevers and couldn’t eat a thing – they survived exclusively on Tylenol, Jamba Juice and chocolate milk the ENTIRE weekend. We have lots of pictures of them either looking like zombies or of Kate throwing exhausted tantrums on the floor in various locations (airport, airplane, wedding venue, etc) and not so many pictures of them having fun (pictures here). On Thursday we watched fireworks from the hotel and on Friday we dragged them to the dinosaur museum for an hour before Nicky insisted on going back to the hotel. They started to perk up on Saturday and rallied for the wedding. And on Sunday they felt well enough to make a quick drive by stop to see their second cousins, Oscar and cute, brand new, little baby Nylah.
As tough as our trip was, we were one of the first flights to land on the runway adjacent to the Asiana crash. As we looked out the window at the debris and burned out fuselage we realized our trip could have been much, much worse.