here we are, in the middle of golden week.  i didn't take any pictures yesterday, sorry about that.  we had a great time!  two lovely friends and their families came over for grilled hotdogs and yakiniku, with salads, veggies and a scrumptious dessert.  the biggest hit was the hotdogs, which i didn't even have to buy!  thanks, kuri!

tomorrow hiro has school, but tommy and sasha are off.  and wednesday they are in school, but hiro has the day off!  what a pain!  i am soooooo looking forward to next week, where it's basically smooth sailing until summer vacation.  *sigh*  wish me luck!