Fire hall visit

The kids had so many wonderful experiences in Saskatchewan with so many different people: grandparents, adoption friends, godparents, cousins and aunts and uncles. One uncle in particular has to be mentioned here because he arranged a new experience for the kids that I know they found very exciting: visiting a fire hall!

To back up a bit, I had emailed the kids’ Uncle Dorian (my brother-in-law) a few days in advance, saying that we’d be in his city and asking if he’d have time to meet up for a late lunch or coffee break. I had to smile at the thoughtfulness of his response; not only was he happy to make time for us but he was proposing various things he could do with the kids. (Dorian is a city manager and could arrange for tours at various facilities within his scope.) In the end, a visit to a new fire hall was the chosen activity.

The kids were pretty shy but I could tell from their expressions that they were super excited. I think you’ll see that in the photos below.

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The kids got to sit in three different fire trucks. It was hard to get great photos of them in the trucks because they were quite high up and I wasn’t so bold as to ask for a step-ladder! But I think I was able to capture some cute stuff anyway. I like this one with their little heads just barely visible over the dash:

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At the end of the tour, the kids got little fire hats and colouring books.

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Thanks to the firemen who gave the kids a great tour and a huge thank you to Uncle Dorian for arranging it all! The kids had such a good time experiencing this with you, Uncle!

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  • There is nothing like visiting a fire hall for little kids! Or their mothers…ReplyCancel

  • Rae

    What a great field trip! Yay for Uncle Dorian. šŸ™‚ I love the picture near the end of Ren with his fireman's hat on, where he's running toward you…he looks like he's ready to burst with happiness!ReplyCancel

  • Haha! Paige's comment COMPLETELY cracked me up… because I was thinking about saying something funny along those lines too, but she beat me to it!! šŸ˜‰

    Love that shot of Claire with the firman hat on, the real one, where she is looking up… absolutely pricless.

    What a fun time planned by what sounds like a fun Uncle!

    Oh and I love Ren's expression in the last shot… hehe! He is such a ham… you can tell he totally gets his kicks from his sister!!

    JillReplyCancel

  • And yes, I agree with Paige, awesome field trip for the kids AND Mama! Lol. I do love the last few shots of Ren's genuine happiness at getting his own fireman hat. And lovely portrait shot as last picture. You are an excellent photographer Monica.ReplyCancel

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