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Christmas and birthdays, fun!

Home for the holidays, NYC and the 5th annual KFC/bowling birthday party!

Saturday, Feb. 18th:

I'm almost all caught up!

In December I travelled home for Christmas. En route, I stopped in New York City to see Christine and visit Boston for potential grad school options next year! We had a great time getting her settled in to her new home in Midtown and seeing the sights.

My next stop was home, sweet home! I got lots of time hanging out with Henry and the rest of the family, as well as staying with friends all over Chicago! Time flies when you're having fun!

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Sims Christmas Photo!

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Everyone made it home for the holidays!

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Opening presents:

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What goodies are in the stockings this year?!

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Surprise, a dashiki for Nick!

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And for dad!

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Nigerian dashikis for everyone!

While in NYC, Christine and I had a street artists draw us, and by us, I guess he decided to draw strangers instead. Merry Christmas Mom!
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There was a farm theme going on for Henry, but I think he likes to play with the boxes and bags even more!
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Mom, Dad and I got to hang out with family in the Quad Cities one day!
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Before I knew it, it was time to head back to NYC for Christine's birthday (sorry Nick!) and then flew back to Nairobi.

My birthday was celebrated in classic Sims style: bowling and KFC. Nairobi's one and only KFC was opened a few months ago, so it we feasted on crispy chicken, mashed potatoes and cole slaw! The bowling match was a close one...I only lost by 1 pin!!! And, it all came down to the 10th frame. I curse you Matt Schulze! Plus, friends organized a Hotel Hop around Nairobi, stopping for drinks and dinner in numerous locations. We all piled into the party matatu, again, for a fun night out on the town!

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Delicious Thai food at The Stanley

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Bowling at Village

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Ending the night at Tamambos for some dancing and cowbell action!

Good times!!!!!

Posted by BlakeSims 04:20 Archived in USA

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The street artist sketch of you and Chris made me laugh out loud! :)

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