Every year the boys take a photo with the duck, and they couldn't wait to snap this year's shot before heading inside to the buffet.
German school began with tears, but ended in reasonably contented resignation as they discovered that in fact their new teacher was pretty okay. She even played a game with them! (Turns out, actually, that she is the former choir director -- I used to sing when *I* went to German School a hundred years ago or more, lol!)
They also saw some old chums from previous years, so in the end, everything was good.
Sunday morning Simon headed off to church with his Dad, and Alex and I TTC'd it to my church in the east end of town. Since we had a day pass, we elected to run a few errands downtown afterwards, and ended up in the midst of the TIFF buzz, which was kind of exciting...