Monday, September 28, 2009

Our cutie

I haven't posted in awhile so I thought I would share some things that Ethan does that I find cute.

-Ethan is currently in a belly button phase. He loves to lift up shirts to see his (and anyone else!) tummy (or as he calls it 'doo doo' for tummy in Mandarin) and poke the belly button. There is one girl in our playgroup that he especially is fond of ...the other day he kept chasing her and trying to poke her belly button and she would slowly try to back away while throwing scared looks at her mom.

-When we wiggle our eyebrows Ethan totally cracks up. Now every time I say wiggle, he will try to wiggle his own eyebrows but he since he doesn't know how he just ends up opening and closing his mouth and blinking really hard.

-He blows kisses now. Except he first kisses the back of his hand and then throws his hand away. Finally he does the 'muah' sound like an afterthought.

-When he wants to leave the indoor playground he will either 'walk' (while we hold his hands) us to the door and if we don't get the point he will then go to the shelf with our shoes and hand us one of our shoes. When we exit he will frantically wave good-bye to everyone.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Kota Kinabalu



We had a wonderful time on our vacation in Malaysia. It was very relaxing...we basically stayed at the resort the whole time so lots of lounging at the beach and playing in the pool. Oh and eating. We did a lot of eating. I have to say that while I'm not exactly a beach person...before we had Ethan Bob and I would never think to go to a beach resort for vacation as we would much rather do something more active, but it was nice to just do something relaxing as a family for a few days. The weather was fantastic - it was warm (but not too hot) and not humid at all. I used to think San Diego would be the perfect place to live weather wise, but have to say Malaysia has fantastic year round weather also.


Ethan checking out our hotel room.


The first thing we did was head to the beach.


Ethan was a bit scared of the incoming waves but still liked to get his feet wet.


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Of course we had to bury Ethan in the nice soft sand.


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We got to meet 4 baby orangutans. And also got to see lots of fish, turtles, and chickens on the hike up to the orangutan feeding platform.


Ethan's first glimpse of the orangutans.


Later that day we got to meet Bonzo the Orangutan.



Bob and Ethan checking out the old fashioned foot washing station.


There were banana trees all around the resort...

Which yielded the cutest smallest bananas perfect for baby sized hands.


Ethan had lots of fun and didn't want to leave!


Fooling around at the airport on the way back home.