We came (early). We saw (the Jilbur clan). We conquered (a lovely restaurant where the waitress and the elderly couple sitting next to us complimented all the children’s behavior).
I think it was love at first sight all around; except perhaps for Howie, who ended up spending a lot of time with three small busy people forming elaborate plans for crustacean domination and rock climbing, while I rudely hogged his wife for my own entertainment.
Tomorrow will yield a full report, I promise.