Her birthday party was held at her own school, The School for Academics and Arts (TSAA), not far from our house in Makati.
There was a painting workshop conducted by my wife's friend, Amiya Velasco. All the kids have the same materials, and they would paint different things.
Amiya, standing right, and her buddy Deo, standing on the left, of Maharlika Artists and Writers Federation (MAWF).
Elle's painting. And her birthday cake.
My wife Ella also brought some of her students Faith and 2 others, and former student Enzo, to help out.
With teachers LJ and Fran, and school Directress Cherry Fernandez. Cherry was a friend way back in the mid 80s in UP Diliman.
Our family portrait. Bien did not attend her afternoon class so she can join her Ate Elle's birthday celebration. She was moving around the room but in this photo, she hid her face. Hoy, anak :-)
Elle said she enjoyed her birthday party. Thanks to the classmates and teachers of Elle at TSAA. Below, a stolen shot of Elle by Amiya, taken a few days before her birthday, at a MAWF event at Intramuros.
Elle is simply beautiful. Thanks Amiya.
Elle Marie is 7, Bien Mary is 3, October 06, 2013
Elle Marie and Bien Mary, December 2013, January 12, 2014