May Memories…

May is a big month for the Castillos! On May 25th Jose and I will celebrate our 10th Anniversary! We were married in St. Louis du Nord.
For the first time in a year – we will be visiting our beautiful friends and family there! May 18th is flag day and St. Louis is ready for a huge celebration! I’ll make sure I video the parade and all the dances! Our entire staff is going! 🙂
We are also getting ready to celebrate our one-year anniversary since moving to the Mole. I was reading through my blogs last May and reliving some of those precious moments. I came across this blog and it had me grin from ear to ear……

Conversations About Moving…

Mikela: 6 years old         Rosie: 6 years old          Malaya: 5 years old         Gabriel: 2 years old

Me: So kids – what will you miss the most in St. Louis?
Malaya: Nana.
Me: No IN St. Louis.
Malaya: Courtney.
Mikela: Ice
Rosie: the black people.
Gabriel: Eveline

Me: If we could bring anything we wanted to the Mole – what would it be?
Malaya: Nana. (gotta love that kid).
Mikela: ice cream
Rosie: the black people (I wonder if she knows they live there too! LOL!)
Gabriel: Rosie

Me: What’s the first thing you want to do when we move into our new house?
Malaya: Play with the babies
Mikela: Go to the beach and dance
Rosie: Make new friends
Gabriel: Swim

Random Chit-Chat:
Malaya: How long before we gonna move there? It’s been 1000 days already.
Me: Maybe in 2 weeks.
Malaya: I hope I don’t die before then.

Mikela: Mom – how come you never swim with us in the ocean?
Me: Because I don’t like the fish in there.
Mikela: But we moved. The whale can’t eat you now. (Referring to Jonah and the Whale)

Malaya: Do you think we could leave Gabe in St. Louis?
Me: No. Why?
Malaya: I just think that would be best for everybody.

Mikela: do you think the americans will come and see us there?
Me: Yes.
Rosie: What about the canadians?

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