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Parents Visit!

My parents are here for a visit :) We've been having a lot of fun :) I haven't had much time to blog about their trip (more posts to come) but here are a few pictures...
Taking Aashini to school...
Having some fun in Old Delhi! My Aunt Melinda is an awesome seamstress (who totally needs to apply for Project Runway!) and wanted a few things that are perfect to find in the Old Part of the City, so we went out to get them :)
This is what the roads look like in this area - SUPER tight!!!
Here's mom standing in the middle of one those crazy roads!
Dad even got to "drive" a rickshaw :)
We've been to a couple of weddings of some friends while they've been here (I'll post more about those later)... here's a pic of Aashini having fun with some of the flowers from the wedding :)
And one more for fun :)

Comments

Bri said…
yeah! I know how refreshing Mom and Dad can be! Enjoy!
Emily said…
Looks like they're getting out and about quite a bit already! I'm so happy for you - it's so fun when the parents come. And you're a goofball - I love that last picture!! :)
Michelle said…
Awww, your awesome parents look exactly the same as they did 15 years ago (side note: WOW! 15 years!!!).

--Michelle
street pictures are always fascinating to me! and dude, you got some serious hang time!!
Yay for parents visiting! I can't remember... is this the first they've seen of Diya in person?
The last one is my favorite...jumping with abandonment:)
Christine said…
oh your sweet parents, I love them

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