30 November, 2008

Now more dangerous than ever!

We've had a busy weekend-- S and B belatedly celebrated their birthdays and we took 8 kids to the theater to see the Meerkats. It's a documentary for kids and follows the life of a family of Meerkats who are living in the Kalahari desert. The footage was amazing-- some parts of it were filmed in the animals' burrows including a scene where they were being chased through the tunnels by a cobra!

Speaking of the dangerous creatures, S and M completed another exam on Saturday for Taekwando and have now earned their yellow / green belts!



5 comments:

Jen of A2eatwrite said...

Congrats to S and B on their new belts!

At some point, I can't remember when, there was a huge series on meerkats on PBS. My father absolutely fell in love with them. He was a gruff man and a total intellectual and could scare the heck out of any male friends I brought around, but he had this very sweet side, too, and the meerkats really tapped into that. He would not MISS an episode.

Jennifer said...

Well thought ought to help stop the bullies!

Goofball said...

wow that looks very impressive!

Greg said...

I was kind of wondering if you had any photos of meerkats doing martial arts?

Betsy said...

Hi Jen! I can see why your Dad fell in love with Meerkats-- their mannerisms can look very human and they're very endearing!

Jenn: Unfortunately S and B still haven't made the connection between Taekwando and self defense. I'm hoping that it will kick in soon, though, because I think it would just take one or two well executed kicks to solve a lot of their problems...

Goofball: Thanks! :-)

Hi Greg! **wave!**