All the babies!!!

Busy week so far for us! Yesterday we went to the Level II Sonagram and found out we are expecting a baby girl in January. Albeit 6 hours apart – Jaime and Sabrina had the exact same initial response…YEAH! The sonogram was long because of checking out other stuff (see the PG blog) so Junior kept asking when he could go home and take a nap. He didn’t care anything about napping. Baby Girl Dalbo was just not as captivating to him on screen as Dora, Blue or his other noggin friends. Especially Marina, she’s a drummer in the Fresh Beat Band and Junior “loves her” and “Wants to be her when he grows up”. Okay. Sabrina, our middle girl (I know you know who she is, I am just trying to get used to three girls), wasn’t able to be at the sonogram because she (tear rolls down cheek) started middle school on Monday. My nerves are shot, but she said she likes it so far. Yesterday they even changed classes and she said it went good. (I have no fingernails.) As for the biggest baby, Jaime, she made a video for her sister, Sabrina, re-enacting the sonogram so that it was like she was there with us. Sabrina and I think it is HILARIOUS. I hope to have it on youtube tomorrow and linked back to the website vids page as well. I sure do have four beautiful and super cool babies! (They will always be my babies!!!)     

End of Summer Fun

For last weekend’s movie night, we did something we had never tried before. Skyline Cinema in Centreville. It was really neat. They basically had blowup screens in a parking lot, where they showed the movie at dark. Before the movie there was games and face painting and moon bounces. Want to hear the neatest part…everything was free and we aren’t even Fairfax County residents. I’ve known of the drive in summer movies for a couple years had always hoped that when we went it might give the children a glance into our past with a movie venue type that we experienced as children and was part of our upbringing. It just not quite the same. When you can surf the web from a phone while waiting for the movie to begin or you tune to a radio station instead of having a speaker hooked to your window for sound and oddest still was putting the minivan seats in the “gound” to make room for comfortable pillows and blankets. Oh well – it’ll give them something to tell their grandkids as they fly around in spaceships. :-) As for game night – we were coincidentally invited to cousin Hailey’s birthday dinner at Chuck E Cheese on Monday. I had intended to have each family member play the same game together, and decide the winner by score, but we ran out of game tokens too quick. Not before I got a “sketch” picture of all three of them, though. LOVE IT!


We have a new family member and she has wings…
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She’s technically Joe’s bird, but I named her Sunshine Delila Dalbo. She is a Sun Conure and she is probably the neatest pet I have ever had. The kids all love her already and physically fight to hold her (Junior and Jaime got into a shoving and pushing match last night over who was next to hold her.)