Dis is a Suppa Panna size cake. by osito_tai.

If you all remember last year, I went to DC in July for Taishan’s 3rd Birthday Bash at the National Zoo.  Well, it’s hard to believe a year has gone by already and now Tai is the big FOUR!!!

Thanks to one of Tai’s biggest fan s, [email protected] FLICKR  (of MANY in the PANDAS UNLIMITED den of panda groupees)

for sharing these beautiful images of Tai on his special day!!!

I just wove my cake. It's bootiful. by osito_tai.

Tai's Official Birfday Pose (with purple flowers) by osito_tai.

I weilly wove my birfday cake. Tanks everybody! by osito_tai.

Hmmmm. What to eat first? by osito_tai.

Munch! by osito_tai.

Hmmm. I tink if I just start at da top and work my way down... by osito_tai.

If only my Mommy were here... by osito_tai.

AND SPECIAL APPRECIATION TO CAROLETTA1 FOR TAKING THESE ADORABLE VIDEOS OF THE CELEBRATION. THE ONE BELOW IS THE LAST IN A SERIES OF 3. YOU CAN GO TO THE VIDEO PAGE TO SEE THE OTHERS.

 

It is so wintery here in Portland OR. with a REAL steady snowfall all day long…very rare for this part of the country. As I sat here catching up on my Flickr photo stuff a beautiful set of images caught my eye from one of my contacts.  Cubsfan723 (flickr handle) is also a member of Pandas Unlimited and a loyal follower of the Royal family (the DC pandas) at the Smithsonian Zoo.

This weekend cubsfan723 was so lucky to have the opportunity to visit the zoo during their ZOOLIGHTS display and took some wonderful photographs in the process. Thank you for allowing me to share them with our Pandarazzi audience!! It is such a winter wonderland here and the lights really filled me with the holiday spirit!!  I hope they light up the end of this hectic weekend for all of you too !!!

CLICK THE ARROW TO START THE SLIDESHOW BELOW

Below are cubsfan723’s impressions of this wondrous night of lights!

“A quick visit – took tours of the Library of Congress and
the newly reopened Congress Bldg.  Had dinner with friends
and went to Zoo Lights.  Happily went to the NZ early on
Sunday and finished up with the reopened National American
History Museum.  AND my flight out of DCA actually left ON
TIME!  (First time in years).

The weather was very Tai, Mei, and Tian oriented.  It was
cold and at Zoo Lights…SNOW!  Sunday was beautifully
sunny, but freezing cold, even for me.  The PU DCers packed
up as fast as possible (except for Foo, who couldn’t get
enough of his beloved Mei).  “

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