My parents, Amanda, and Rudy got back from their cruise this morning. Aric and I picked them up at the Long Beach pier around 11am. My parents and my niece looked so tanned, happy, and well-rested. We, along with some relatives (who also went on the cruise), had lunch at O'Shine Cafe in Irvine, then drove down to San Diego.

We spent the rest of the day and evening at my Auntie Min's, in Del Mar Heights. It was such a beautiful day. The weather was clear and warm. We enjoyed the afternoon in Auntie Min's backyard....shooting hoops, playing in the sandbox, wading in the pool, playing foozball, riding around on the razor, etc... My Auntie's backyard is HUGE with so many fun things to play with. =)

A bunch of relatives joined up later for dinner. Auntie Nancy and Auntie Peggy spent the afternoon cooking up a storm. Aric, Amanda, and I kept busy playing with and watching Ashlyn and Alexander.

My parents, Amanda, and Rudy decided to stay the night in San Diego and drive back up North in the morning. Aric, Ashlyn, and I didn't bring a change of clothes or anything so we left around 10pm. I was a bit sad leaving...I didn't feel like I got to spend enough time with my parents. =(
Hopefully my parents won't wait another year to visit again.

By the time we got home, Ashlyn was really tired and went to bed. Aric and I stayed up a bit and watched a couple of hours of "Punk'd" on MTV then called it a night. G'Nite!

Pictures from today:

ocean view from I5

me, Mom, Ashlyn, and Amanda

relatives, Rudy, and Dad having afternoon tea on the patio

Mom and Ashlyn playing in the water

Amanda shooting hoops

Ashlyn dunking (with Aric's help) hehehe

playing in the sandbox

Ashlyn, Auntie Min, and Alexander

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