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Oh, I love DD so much! He and his grandpa have the cutest relationship
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We have reached 500 views for this story! *throws confetti*  Thanks for reading everyone!  I had Haiiro bake you all some cookies to say thanks:)



I'm looking forward to reading your comments as we progress toward our next immortal!  When we reach 1000 views, I'll have Haiiro bake something even better  ;)  Suggestions are welcome.



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Have her make a roast turkey or something next time.

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Oh, I love DD so much! He and his grandpa have the cutest relationship

DD actually has a really good relationship with Rena too.  In game, she is always autonomously talking/hugging him and vice versa.  He is a momma's boy for sure  ;)

Chapter 8- Sunny Days Ahead

DD spent most of his childhood learning or fishing.



He managed to catch a frog that was almost as big as he was.



DD also spent a lot of time with a friend of his.  None of us knew who this friend was, but DD seemed pretty happy and that's all that matters.



Marcos maxed his painting skill and now began to work on his guitar skill to complete his Lifetime Wish.



I maxed my sculpting career and checked another requirement off of my list.  I was able to join Marcos in learning the guitar, which would be my final skill for my own Lifetime Wish.





It was time for DD's birthday again.  He seemed pretty excited to be growing up into a handsome young man.







I think he looks quite a lot like his father.



After his birthday party, the three of us headed to the art studio to take care of DD's museum pieces.



While Marcos and I finished up in the art studio, DD spent some time on the town, enjoying his new birthday present: his bright orange sports car.  We had enough money in the household to get some fancy new wheels for all of the heirs  ;)



I loved my little boy dearly and did not want to rush things, but I had to think of the future for the sake of the dynasty.  I got concerned when DD told me that there were no girls in his school.  Not a single one.  I didn't know what to do about this, so I talked to my Mom and see what she thought.  My Mom went and talked to DD about something but I'm not entirely sure what because as soon as they were done, she headed to the potion table we had out back and started fiddling around with some chemicals.



We asked what she was doing, but my Mom just mumbled something before either returning to her work or running into the house while covered in ashes and soot.



My Mom, however, did seem to be making progress.



We all jumped when we heard her shout "Eureka!" from on the patio.  We thought she might have been on fire again, but thankfully not.



Mom rushed to find DD to give him what she had created.  DD was very happy. 



DD turned and gave the potion to his friend.  We were surprised to learn that his friend was actually a girl.  Her name was Sunny.



I could only imagine what DD was thinking while his best friend suddenly came to life.



The purple swirls and bubbles subsided and suddenly a sweet little girl stood in our living room.  DD was pleased to introduce Sunny to the family.



Sunny has some beautiful features.  I could only hope that their child gets some of those...but I better stop my wishful thinking before I embarrass DD too badly...



Her favorite color is purple.  She was a Loner, Inappropriate, Light Sleeper and Frugal.  Not the best traits, but we all love Sunny regardless.  Especially when we found out exactly how much she meant to DD.



He asked Sunny if they could make it official.  She said yes.



With Sunny's arrival-I guess you could call it that-DD volunteered to share his room.  They split it right down the middle but kept it as colorful as before.





Author's Note: As I mentioned before, daidaiiro is a yellowish orange color.  For his imaginary friend, I wanted to give her a bright, orangey or yellowish name, so I went with Sunny.  I was going to have Sunny come into the story only if necessary but there were absolutely no girls in school!  Poor DD!  So, Sunny got to become real.  Except...I realized that together their names are Sunny D.  For those who don't know, Sunny D is like an orange juice type drink.  >_<  Whoops. 

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OMG, those eyes are just perfect, I'm actually kinda glad there were no girls in DD's school :)
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OMG, those eyes are just perfect, I'm actually kinda glad there were no girls in DD's school

Yeah, it did kind of work out for the best  ;)  Of course, as soon as I made Sunny real, 2 or 3 girls show up in school a few days afterward >_<

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Have her make a roast turkey or something next time.

Congrats on the 500 pageviews! And here's to many more. I like this story.

Thanks, Trip!  Unless I get overwhelming votes for something else, roast turkey it is!


Chapter 9- Cloudy Days Follow

DD and Sunny's prom rolled around and they were considered High School royalty.  Sunny was voted Prom Queen and DD was voted Prom King.  They told me that they were called the cutest couple at the dance.





Those of us at home, however, had a less entertaining evening. 



I think we were more annoyed at the burglar alarm interrupting us than the burglar panicking on our front lawn.



Sakuras-2, Burglars-0



When the excitement of prom and our late night visitor died down, we all went back into our normal routines.  Dad had gone out to the garden one morning to help Mom tend the money trees.  That's when it happened.





Even though none of us wanted him to, Dad was ready to go.  He lived a long and happy life and got to see his grandson grow up into a fine young man and find the love of his life.  Dad willingly shook Grim's hand and then...he was gone.



It hit Mom the hardest.  Dad was her best friend, her partner in building this Dynasty, and her loving husband.



Rest in Peace, Dad.  We'll all miss you.



A note from Haiiro Sakura

Rena gave me the notebook so I could write a note to my darling Hiller.  What do I say to a man who did so much for this Dynasty?  You have been with me for so long, it feels so strange not having you next to me.  All of the work you put into buidling up this Dynasty will not be in vain; we will succeed, and it will be in your honor.  You were the heart and soul of this family, and you were my heart and soul.  While the others may believe you are gone forever, I know that it is only a matter of time until we are back together.  I have seen it firsthand, so I know it is true, not just a tale to ease a broken heart.  Until we can be together again, Hiller, I will smile when I think of all the good times we had together.  Rest in peace, my darling Hiller.  Love always, Haiiro


RIP Hiller Sakura, aged 115.



We all buried ourselves in some activity to keep ourselves busy and forget about the heartache for awhile.  Mom took DD out to learn how to drive.



Marcos volunteered to teach Sunny.



I miss our Supermaid who could clean through the walls...



Once he got his learner's permit, DD would often drive out to Cinnamon Crest Falls to go fishing, just like he did with his grandfather.



We decided to make him his own fishing pond out back.  Mom filled it with all of the fish that Dad had caught before he died, so he and DD, in a way, could go fishing together again.



DD was pretty happy.



Sunny started helping Mom in the kitchen.  She was pretty happy to have some extra hands around the kitchen since DD and I were not allowed to do any cooking.



With all that had been going on, Marcos' birthday snuck up on us.  He decided to celebrate after dinner one evening.



He then realized that it was his Elder birthday and his smile immediately faded.



I heard him squeal something along the lines of "I have wrinkles!" before running out of the room to the dresser.





I assured him I still loved him, wrinkles and all.



Unbeknownst to us one night, we had a visitor and it wasn't a burglar this time.



Whoever it was, Mom woke up very happy the next morning.


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I like this story, and I'm happy to know I'm not the only one who likes to use poetry. For the 500 views meal, I vote Key Lime Pie.




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I really enjoy your dynasty. The decor of the house is very nice, by the way. And Macos is a very handsome Elder, so he did not have to worry about the wrinkles.

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R.I.P. Hiller, I'm glad everyone moved on and that he still loves Haiiro. :(
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R.I.P. Hiller, I'm glad everyone moved on and that he still loves Haiiro

Hiller was loved by his family, for sure.  I think practically everyone rolled a wish to resurrect Hiller after he died.  He is a very helpful ghost, though.  He constantly cooks things at night and leaves the meals on the counter for everyone in the morning  :)

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I really enjoy your dynasty. The decor of the house is very nice, by the way. And Macos is a very handsome Elder, so he did not have to worry about the wrinkles.

Thanks, CeresIn!  I never really got into building after the controls were changed from the original Sims to the Sims 2, but decided to give it a try for this story.  And Marcos is still quite handsome, but that photo I got of him aging up made him look like he wasn't too pleased!

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I like this story, and I'm happy to know I'm not the only one who likes to use poetry. For the 500 views meal, I vote Key Lime Pie.

Thanks, Geniequeen!  I actually came up with the verse about the seventh heir, which will be posted waaaay later on, during my first ID attempt.  When I decided to do this story, I came up with the rest.  I don't write poety too often (I'm more of a mystery/suspense/thriller writer) but I was pretty happy with how this came out.  And, for the next meal, it is a tie between stuffed turkey and key lime pie...can't wait to see which one wins!



Chapter 10- Birthdays x 3

Sunny and DD spent the last days of their teenage years fishing in DD's favorite spot.  (Is the scenery not gorgeous?!)



Sunny was very excited to be having her birthday; this was the very first birthday she ever had since she became real.  That being said, it wasn't very surprising when she volunteered to age up first.







Next up was DD.





And finally, I stepped up to the cake for my Elder birthday.



With age comes wisdom, or so the saying goes, and I suddenly understood why Marcos ran squealing from the room when he reached Elder.  To the dresser!



Young Adult Sunny:





Young Adult DD:





And me, as an Elder:



(Gah!  She blinked again!)



As a birthday present, we set up all of the broken items that we had collected throughout the dynasty so far.  DD got right to work on his supermax, which would be the Mechanical skill.



He had two skill challenges completed by the end of his birthday.



DD, Sunny and I all had taken a trip to the art studio where Marcos took care of our museum pieces.





The following day, we had more celebrating to do because DD and Sunny graduated from High School!  DD was the Valedictorian and voted most likely to be mediocre.  Interesting choice by his classmates for sure.



Sunny graduated with High Honors and was voted most likely to be a millionaire.  That was bound to happen in this dynasty!



Sunny and DD also redid their bedroom that evening.  It was still as colorful as before.



And their romance was still as strong as before.



We all knew that this was going to happen eventually, but were kind of surprised when we saw that it was Sunny that went down on her knee and proposed to DD.





He said yes!





I had to make Sunny propose because of her Inappropriate trait, but all's well that ends, right?   ;)  I also decided to change up DD's supermax when he aged up to YA.  I had initially planned to have fishing be his skill (hence all of the fishing photos) but I didn't want him to be a self employed fisherman like his ancestor Orenji because I ran out of things for her to do after a while besides fishing because she didn't have a job to go to.  So, Mechanical was moved up as a planned supermax and he got a different career, which will be introduced in the next chapter or two.

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Sunny and DD are such a cute couple, I hope there'll be a nooboo soon :)
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It is always frustrating when they blink, that's the reason I take several photos in cas.
Hiller ghost's was in important moments, I see... the birthdays and proposal.
And a nooboo soon, that always gives me a smile. :)

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Sunny and DD are such a cute couple, I hope there'll be a nooboo soon

Their nooboo is coming up in this chapter...sort of ;)

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It is always frustrating when they blink, that's the reason I take several photos in cas.
Hiller ghost's was in important moments, I see... the birthdays and proposal.
And a nooboo soon, that always gives me a smile.

Rena has blinked practically every time that I have tried to take a close up of her!  I didn't post the other ones, but decided to go ahead with her Elder one because that's how she's going to look over the next several generations. 
I have some pretty active ghosts.  Currently in game, I have 5 ghosts roaming the house.  Hiller is always out, along with two others.  Gen. 4's spouse I've seen once in the house and Gen.5's spouse has been more active lately.  Gen.5's spouse is a good ghostie because he/she (I won't say which  ;) ) just kind of hangs around in the background and sort of keeps an eye on things and doesn't really bother or interact with anyone.  Hiller and the other two are far more active!



Chapter 11- The Day of DD

Now that she was a Young Adult, so many more options opened up for Sunny.  She really wasn't sure what she wanted to do with her life because she wanted to do it all.  Ultimately, Sunny decided to become a Master Mixologist because she could work on that throughout her life while she had fun doing other things.



DD had joined the Science career.  He dreamed of becoming a Creature-Robot Cross Breeder, which was his Lifetime Wish.  Sunny wanted to go out and work too.  She decided pretty quickly what she wanted to do for a career.  As a former imaginary friend, there was no better way to be able to play with children all day than to join the Education career.  Sunny was pretty happy, needless to say.



While Sunny and DD were out of the house with their new jobs, Marcos and I continued working on our own LTW's.  At 80 days, Marcos maxed the guitar skill and completed his LTW. 



After that, Marcos returned to the art studio to max the sculpting skill, which had been put on hold while he worked toward his LTW.



Sunny and DD wanted to get in a couple days of work before they decided to get married.  At the end of the week, we set up the wedding party and my little boy got married.





Grandpa Hiller was front and center to see Sunny and DD's wedding.



After that, they kindly excused themselves from the rest of the party to celebrate their wedding night in their own way.



While Sunny and DD were off celebrating, I decided to entertain the guests with my guitar.  Good thing I did because I maxed the guitar skill, thus completing my LTW and my final requirement for immortality.



I told my Mom and she congratulated me.  She then went and prepared my first serving of Ambrosia, which she served to me with a proud look on her face.  I sat down and took a bite.  I didn't have to do it alone because my Dad was right there with me, cheering me on.



I did it.  I was now immortal.  It was pretty surreal to say the least.  After my meal, my Mom came over and gave me a special present, a Deathflower, as part of my immortality. 



Also as part of my immortality, I was able to pass on this notebook to my son, DD, to let him tell of his experiences and adventures on his own path to immortality.

Goodbye for now,

Rena Sakura


Generation 2- The Second Immortal

Name: Kurenai "Rena" Sakura
Lifetime Wish: Renaissance Sim
Career: Sculptor
Supermax Skill: Sculpting
Other Skills*: Painting, Guitar, Social Networking (*More may be added)
Building: Sakura Art Theatre
Property: Cherry Tree Consignment Store
3 Lifetime Rewards: Artisan Crafter, Extra Creative, Fireproof Homestead
6 Opportunities:

Scavanger Hunt: Beetle Quest
Art-a-Thon
A Small Painting
Help the School
Sims on Ice
The Business of Decor

6 Best Friends:

Haiiro Sakura
Rita Patridge
Santos Rice
Beverly Marcum
Gwendolyn Armstrong
Marcos Butts

Traits: Excitable, Artistic, Perfectionist, Savvy Sculptor, Family Oriented
Favorite Color: Orange
Immortality Reached at Age: 79



Hey there, everyone!  My name is Daidaiiro, but that is such a mouthful, so I go by DD.  So, my Mom reached immortality and it was now my turn to complete my requirements and jot down my life in this notebook here.  My Grandpa Hiller told me all about the whole Immortal Dynasty thing when I was a kid.  I always loved science, so the thought of immortality is fascinating!  I want to learn all about how immortality works and what better way to do it than achieve that status myself?

I guess I'm supposed to record what's going on in my life.  So, here I am in the garden, tending the money trees, life fruit plants, and cheese plants.  Both Grandma and I are working on the Omni Plant chain of opportunities.



Recently I married the love of my life, Sunny, but I'm sure you all already knew that.  But what you didn't know is that we decided to take a little honeymoon after the wedding.  Sunny, a connoisseur of nectar and mixology, thought it would be fun to visit Champs les Sims in France. 



She wanted to do everything and go everywhere!  Things are never dull with my wife!  She went and picked up some recipes for my Grandma to add to her collection.



Then she headed to the nectary to learn about nectar making and also pick up some equipment for home.



Where was I?  I was also in the nectary, helping out both Sunny and myself by upgrading some of the nectar makers.  I needed some unique upgrades for my last skill challenge and Sunny could get some better nectar bottles with the upgrades too.



Sunny decided to take on some challenges and quests from the locals.







I decided to spend my time doing something a little less dangerous: fishing. 



But Sunny's adventures were not for naught; she reached Visa Level 2 by the end of our honeymoon.  One more trip and we could get a vacation home in France.  How cool would that be?  Here is one last photo from France.  This is of a singer performing in the cemetery.  I question her choice of location...



We were back home before we knew it.  It may look like we did not spend much time together on our honeymoon, but I can assure you, we certainly did.  I finished the last of my upgrades my tinkering with my Grandma's stove.  Supermax?  Check.



Sunny went and worked on her Charisma skill for her job.



But she was interrupted by something...we were going to be parents!  We had both wished to have a child after we came home from our honeymoon, so I guess that wish will be fulfilled pretty quickly!   



We told everyone and they were ecstatic!  Mom and Dad told us that it was about time they get some grandnooboos (they both rolled the wish to become a grandparent immediately after we said 'I do'.  I'm serious.  They did.).  Sunny and I talked about our incoming nooboo and we agreed that we both wished for the same gender.  Since we were in agreement, I told Sunny about some medical research that had been done and she went out to the market to get some produce so we could get the son or daughter we both wanted.  Any ideas what we wished for?   ;)



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Congrats Rena on immortality! And congrats to the happy couple on the incoming nooboo, can't wait to see who she'll resemble ;)
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A nooboo!!! :) Hope she get her mother's hair color.

Congrats on Rena's immortality. The second/tenth if I'm correct.  Good chapy!

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Congrats Rena on immortality! And congrats to the happy couple on the incoming nooboo, can't wait to see who she'll resemble ;)

A nooboo!!! :) Hope she get her mother's hair color.

Congrats on Rena's immortality. The second/tenth if I'm correct.  Good chapy!

Thanks to you both!  I sometimes forget that in the long run, Rena is really the 10th immortal.  As for the nooboo, I am sad to say it appears that Sunny had no part in making Gen.4 whatsoever  ???



Chapter 12- Cha Cha Cha

I made sure Sunny spent her pregnancy relaxing.  Here she is on the way to the spa one afternoon.



A short time later, we were ready to welcome our daughter into the world.  We rushed to the hospital because my Grandma and Mom were not being very helpful.  You'd think they had never been through this before. 



I am proud to introduce my daughter, Chairo Sakura (chairo is brown).  We've decided to call her ChaCha for short.  She is an Artistic Genius.



With the newest member of the Sakura family coming home, we realized that we needed far more space in the house.  So, the house got a much needed facelift.



We added a second floor to get some more room.



The first floor pretty much stayed the same, but we did move some rooms around.



We also added a hot tub, which is pretty awesome.



We expanded the kitchen and dining room.  The old art studio is now the expanded dining room.



Grandma's old bedroom now became the breezeway to the backyard and patio.



And Grandma moved in to Sunny's and my old room.



We added a bathroom upstairs that was pretty much identical to the one downstairs.



The art studio was moved upstairs.



So was the bedroom that Sunny and I shared.



And finally, my sweet little ChaCha's room.  Her favorite color is pink, so we decorated accordingly.



ChaCha had everyone at her beck and call from the moment we brought her home.  My Dad was so happy to be able to see his granddaughter.  He was getting up there in his age, so he was thankful for every moment that he spent with her.





Even though she had nothing but time, my Mom doted over her granddaughter too.



Sunny and I enjoyed parenthood so much.  ChaCha was a wonderful little girl.  The grandparents did give both of us some time off though, which we were pretty happy to take.  Sunny was the first person to try out the new hot tub.



I spent some time fishing and managed to catch my first Deathfish!  Although you can't see it because the graveyard has terrible lighting, I have a huge smile on my face  ;D



Before we knew it, ChaCha's birthday had rolled around.  My Mom brought her to the cake.



The sparkles hit and...



...she is my clone.  ChaCha looks just like me!  Although it would have been pretty nice for my daughter to have gotten some of her mother's beautifully unique features, I was happy to see that Grandpa Hiller's genes were still going strong.



And finally, here is a photo of a party crasher (I swear I didn't invite this guy to my little girl's birthday party...) who showed up in a bot suit and carried a cane...what an interesting fellow...



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Congratulations on generation 3's (?) heiress being born.

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I lovee the name Cha Cha, it cracked me up. She stunning, too, but I'm kinda sad she didn't get those awesome eyes :(
The house looks amazing, especially the hot tub. :)
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Wow Hiller has some strong genes! The guy in the bot suit cracked me up, is one of the things I like about the sims, they can be totally ridiculous.

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Congratulations on generation 3's (?) heiress being born.

Thanks Genie!  ID's can get pretty confusing with the whole generation versus heir thing.  Let's see...*checks notes*...ChaCha is generation 4, so she is the halfway point of the dynasty.  She, if you do not count Haiiro, would be the 3rd Heir.  But in the end, she is/will be my fourth immortal.  And another interesting tidbit, ChaCha would be the 12th Sakura immortal of all time.

I lovee the name Cha Cha, it cracked me up. She stunning, too, but I'm kinda sad she didn't get those awesome eyes :(
The house looks amazing, especially the hot tub. :)

Thanks Butterfly!  I love ChaCha.  She is such a character and will definitely live up to her name.  My sister said that ChaCha is her favorite out of all my heirs, including the ones that haven't arrived in the game yet. 

Wow Hiller has some strong genes! The guy in the bot suit cracked me up, is one of the things I like about the sims, they can be totally ridiculous.

Thanks, CeresIn!  I was really surprised when that guy showed up at ChaCha's bday party!  He just kind of stood in front of the one door to the kitchen and didn't really do anything.  It was an entertaining party to say the least. 
As for Hiller's genes, you will not be disappointed with the next generation's looks.  I will leave it at that  ;)

Chairo is adorable and I love your home redo!

Thanks, Lisa!  I am actually pretty happy with how this house turned out.  The only thing that I would do differently is add more stairs because it is not a pretty sight to watch six elders and six ghosts all fight to go up the same staircase to then fight over some rocking chairs  ::)



Chapter 13- The Discovery

My sweet little ChaCha...her adorable little face says it all, really.



Mom and Dad took care of ChaCha's museum pieces while Grandpa Hiller hung out in ChaCha's room.  Did anyone else notice how the stone thinker statue in the art studio sort of resembles Grandpa Hiller?



While her pieces were being completed, ChaCha was taught to talk by Sunny.  Sunny was sure to tell her all about the Dynasty.



(Author's Note: Here is the moment that I discovered the tab key, hence the chapter title.  I never really took pictures past the original Sims, so...yeah.  The tab key.  Awesome invention  ;D  Now back to your regularly scheduled program, as told by DD.)



ChaCha quickly learned all of her toddler skills.  She was a genius, after all.





There is something wrong with our garden.  All Elders should be forced to stay away from it when they pass the age of 90 because they may never return.





Like my Grandpa, no one wanted Dad to leave us.  But Dad was okay with it.  He shook Grim's hand and then disappeared.




Mom locked herself in the art studio after my Dad passed.  She sculpted a display stand for his urn, just like she did for Grandpa.  This one hurt way more, though.



Especially with the thought of her recently obtained status of immortality hanging above her head.



Rest in Peace, Dad.  We will always love you.



A note from Rena Sakura

DD saw that my Mom had written a special note to my Dad when he passed, so he thought it would be nice if I had that same opportunity.  I am at a loss for words.  You were still so young and vibrant, Marcos, even if just at heart.  I miss you so much.  Mom tells me that it will be only a matter of time until we are together again, and I sincerely hope that she is right and one day we will be back together.  In the meantime, I will continue my role of artist for the family to pass the time until the day you come visit me like Dad visits Mom.  Ghost or not, I am already looking forward to seeing you again and will be waiting patiently until you are back in my arms.  You are and always will be my better half, Marcos, and I will always love you.  I miss you so much but can smile when I see DD because he looks just like you and is a reminder of the love you and I will always share.  You were a tremendous father and grandfather, even if you didn't get to be a doting grandpa for too long.  We will carry on and make you proud.  Eternally yours, Rena


RIP Marcos Sakura, aged 92.



Time went by kind of slowly over the next few days.  We all took turns spending time spoiling ChaCha to forget about things for a while.  I also worked on my requirements.  I went to City Hall to purchase the local saloon.  I bought it for my building requirement and also as part of Sunny's LTW of Master Mixologist (part of the wish is to own a bar).  Now that is what I call multi-tasking!



Some people may find it weird or disturbing to have ghosts roaming around the house, but not us.  We like our ghosts.  Grandpa is a very helpful ghost.  He cooks for us sometimes and usually keeps and eye on ChaCha in her room when he's using the rocking chair.



With Sunny's maternity leave over, she started working on her Logic skill.  She wanted to get a few points in before her next promotion.



With ChaCha's next birthday right around the corner, I wanted to get in a little bit more play time with her.  It is the...ATTACK OF THE CLAW!





We had a special visitor one night.



Mom was so happy.  They flirted, hugged, kissed, and pretty much acted like they had never been apart.  I was so happy to see Mom so happy.  Ghost or not, Dad and Mom are still very much in love.



The next morning, Mom still had a bright smile on her face as she brought ChaCha to the cake.



The sparkles started to swirl around her...



...and ChaCha was suddenly a big girl!





After her party, we redid ChaCha's room.  Sunny and I put a special birthday present in there for her.  I spy with my little eye, something that will be ChaCha's supermax skill  ;)



Then it was to the art studio for ChaCha for some museum pieces made by her Grandma.





We're getting close to 1000 views, so if there are any other suggestions for what Haiiro will be making, get them in now!  Right now it is a tie between Stuffed Turkey and Key Lime Pie.

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Oh, I see the Street Art Bag thing-a-magig. I don't see that as a supermax very often, the Street Art Skill. And, Key Lime Pie For The Win!

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R.I.P. Marcos :'( ChaCha( I love that name!!) is adorable! Key Lime Pie team over here :'(
When you already decided to read this, than keep going and read my dynasty! :)

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Oh, I see the Street Art Bag thing-a-magig. I don't see that as a supermax very often, the Street Art Skill. And, Key Lime Pie For The Win!

Well done!  You must have the perceptive trait  ;)

R.I.P. Marcos :'( ChaCha( I love that name!!) is adorable! Key Lime Pie team over here :'(

ChaCha will be aging up soon so you can see even more of her personality.  She was so fun to play with!



Chapter 14- Attack of the Elders

ChaCha couldn't begin working on her supermax skill until she grew up, so she got to spending most of her childhood playing and having fun.



Of course, when your Mom works at your school and your Dad is a scientist, homework was always done first!  ChaCha had lots of help with her assignments whenever she needed it.



I grew up with only one set of grandparents.  ChaCha is growing up with two sets.  I should consider myself lucky because I didn't have to suffer the "attack of the elders," as ChaCha calls it.



The torture never ceases...



Sunny's and my birthday rolled around again and Sunny volunteered to go up to the cake first.  She still got a kick out of the whole birthday thing!





I decided to skip the actual going to the cake action and just age up in my swim trunks after eating some of Sunny's birthday cake.



Still pretty good looking, if I do say so myself.



ChaCha's birthday followed ours.







Seeing as my daughter was about to become a teenager, that devious smirk made me nervous...



And rightfully so because ChaCha gained the Rebellious trait.  I swear I heard her mumbling something about it's because of the attack of the elders? 





As always, a birthday also means a trip to the art studio with my Mom.



Museum pieces done, ChaCha headed outside to take up her new skill, Street Art.  We have a large enough property that she could have her own little plot of land to decorate, just like I have my own plot of land to fish on.



Speaking of me, I maxed the gardening skill.



ChaCha took a brief break from spray painting and hit the waterslide.



But then it was back to the spray can to add some more works of art to the backyard.



Sunny and I weren't too overly thrilled about ChaCha's wish for a motorcycle.  However, ChaCha was still a really good girl.  She would always come home from school and start right away on her homework, even without being asked.



We thought about it and realized if wanting a motorcycle was the extent of her rebellion, a motorcycle it is!



Even though she had her brand new motorcycle, ChaCha took the limo to her prom.  She kept the Sakura tradition going strong and was voted Prom Queen.  However...she did get into a fight when she saw someone wearing the same outfit.  Extra chores for a week, young lady!



In other news, I completed my lifetime wish!  I am now a Creature-Robot Cross Breeder.  One more requirement checked off of my list!  Now I just one more promotion and I will be in good position to become immortal when I reach Elder.



Punishment over, ChaCha resumed her street art and even managed to complete one of her skill challenges.  Here is a shot of some of her beautiful work.





It looks like Key Lime Pie is going to be the winner for the 1000 views dish!  Sorry Stuffed Turkey, maybe next time.

On another note, I've been trying to post pretty regularly every other day, but the next update might be a bit late because this weekend is a bit hectic.  My sister and I are visiting our Aunt and Uncle on Wed/Thurs and then our Mom is having minor surgery on Friday.  Then, there is a carnival this weekend that I am going to to take pictures for my job (I work for a newspaper).  So crazy busy weekend for me  ::)

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I see where ChaCha is coming from on "Attack of the Elders" that's the one downside of an immortal dynasty, at least for the kiddos. And yay Key Lime Pie!
Well done!  You must have the perceptive trait  ;)
auctally, no, in my family, I have always been the least perceptive, though about now, I am getting better at stuff like this. But thank you.

 

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