I was up early today with Balt, and made sure to get enough time to walk with him before my class. My class was long but fairly productive. I went for a 2 mile walk during lunch and then went swimming after class. I came home and found my negative scanner for Amazon was waiting for me on my door step. I got started scanning negatives from June of 1997. Monika was a bit more than a year old. I went to California with the girls and took them to Disneyland with their aunt. It looked like a pretty full month of family fun (see below).
While I was scanning images, Monika invited me to go with her down the UW Union for ice cream. I could not resist. My time with Monika is quickly coming to an end-- less than a month. I know it's not like I'll never see her again, but she will change. I've seen how my other two girls have matured and how our relationships have changed. It's not bad, but it's different and in some ways even better... but change is in the air and I wanted to spend as much time as I could with her. I ended up leaving her there with friends as I made my way back home to get to bed early. It was a beautiful night in Madison and I bumped into lots of friendly faces.