Ilan S. is one of the cutest little guys I know!
You can not imagine the thrill of knowing that we were really going to see Phantom... TOGETHER!!! So many tingles of excitement!
Leading up to the performance, we cousins had been sending little video clips of us singing parts of the songs. We practically knew all the lines by heart by the time we watched it together!
Intermission (in the bathroom).
So we got back to Grandma's house quite late. The plan was to spend as much time as possible together, so we knew that this was going to be a late night! (Yes, we watched Studio C--it's the Cousin Addiction Tradition!)
My cousins insisted on casting me as... The Phantom.
(I played my part well, don't you think? And the mask. Well, that was a paper-towel.)
(Do I need to mention that this was at 3:00 in the morning? I was awake at 7:30 the next morning because Grandma said that the time together was short, so we couldn't waste it sleeping!)
(How I love swimming at Grandma's!)
Grace and I.
Pictures with Grandma!!! She is the best! Especially knowing that she can manage with six of her children and 16 of her grandchildren, plus all the other actives that go on when people come to visit!
(This time with us five, Grandma, Aunt Laurie, cousins John, Mark, and Grace, and friend Nancy. Yes, there are a lot of us to keep track of.)
And then we hopped on a jet and came home. (We made the best of our 24hrs in OC.)
Oh. Stay tuned for the video... Phantom of the Opera (in 213 seconds).