August 19, 2013

summer vacation day seventy four

#fishercats baseball game #americansummerthingtodo
we did our american summer duty and went to a local baseball game. hot and long and boring, but the home team won in the last inning.

August 16, 2013

August 14, 2013

summer vacation day sixty nine

Backyard fun when pools are closed. #letsthrowthings #summervacation
pools are closed and the heat is extensive this week! time to fill up the pool and launch things into it.

August 10, 2013

summer vaction day sixty six

we went up north again today with my in laws. we had a wonderful time seeing the flume, the basin, and riding the tram up cannon mountain.

August 08, 2013

summer vacation day sixty four

#5dayclub day four #indoors
it's a packed house today for 5 Day Club day four. it has been so hot on the little kids we decided to move indoors, for the shade.
we also went to liquid planet today with friends!

August 05, 2013

summer vacation day sixty one

we are hosting a 5 Day Club!! today is day one. manny and i spent many summers teaching these clubs and now we can host them for our son and his friends.

August 04, 2013

summer vacation day sixty

Backyard BBQ
backyard BBQ at our friends' house. we always get together for dinner every sunday, today though the men were brewing beer and invited several other people and their toddler children. it was crazy, but i think our little man enjoyed being the oldest kid there.

August 03, 2013

summer vacation day fifty nine

First #climbingwall attempt in many years
my nephew had his seventh birthday at a local climbing gym. i used to facilitate a climbing wall and ropes course years ago at a summer camp. i was in my element atop that wall and helping kids face their fears. and here i am at least twelve years later facing a climbing wall again. i made the attempt to climb this wall....making it about 3/4 of the way up before my sluggish body gave up.

July 31, 2013

July 29, 2013

July 24, 2013

summer vacation day forty nine

we headed up north today. here the boy is not too happy in front of profile lake and the late old man on the mountain above him.
here he is at the water park of santa's village. we are definitely coming here again.

July 20, 2013

summer vacation day forty five

taking a break from swimming to fix up the bathroom. i painted the vanity and replaced the vanity top, added a little shelf. so much harder than i thought.

July 19, 2013

summer vacation day forty four

it is so hot we decided to go to a local waterpark. too bad a severe thunderstorm shooed us away early.

July 18, 2013

summer vacation day forty three

our city's main street shuts down for a few days each summer and welcomes throngs of people to explore new shops and such. since i grew up here is has become somewhat of a tradition for me. i look forward to this each year. too bad is was so hot this year.

July 17, 2013

summr vacation day forty two

he seems to be feeling better today! we went swimming with an old friend earlier then came back for a teddy bear picnic.

July 16, 2013

summer vacation day forty one

vacation is not fun when you are sick. poor guy was complaining of a headache for the last few days and is now feverish and tired. i found him asleep like this.

July 12, 2013

July 11, 2013

summer vacation day thirty six

my husband went back to work today and we've been itching to go swimming. looks like no one else is today. we found a brief respite from the rain today.

July 10, 2013

summer vacation day thirty five

IMG_5111 we intended to go to santa's village up north, but because of bad weather took a left and went to the montshire museum in vermont.

July 07, 2013

summer vacation day thirty two

we drove to asheville, nc for my cousin's wedding. it was raining so hard, but still a beautiful time.
Cousin Lauren #hiddenriver