I came across these poignant pictures recently, from a long ago family visit to the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, in New Orleans, and they were a sweet visual reminder of how quickly our kids grow up, and how quickly life changes.

mum Joe and Bob at New Orleans aquariaum– Me with our oldest son and Grandad joe and elise at NO aquarium– two of my darling childrenbob and elsie at NO aquarium– Grandma and Grandadjoe with lizard in bug box– a live lizard in the Bug Habitat