Wednesday, August 25, 2010

{Misc Summer...}

We've been gone so much this summer I feel like we are living out of suitcases.  We have just enough days in between summer weekend trips to do laundry and re-pack.  We have been blessed with a busy and fun summer.

However, some of my favorite times of the season have been spent at home.  We take advantage of the lazy days by sleeping in (yes, all 3 of my kids will sleep in!), eating breakfast late, watching movies, playing in the back yard sprinklers, going on walks, riding bikes, enjoying fresh fruit, barbecuing, reading books, and enjoying the general lack of schedule! 

We just renewed our Zoo pass.  I have a little guy who loves all things animals, but how about this polar bear swimming straight for you?!

Popsicles are a must.

And snow cones.

We amazingly managed to sneak in 2 rounds of swimming lessons. The kids did great and are extremely improved over last summer!

The kick boards lasted about 2 days, but I don't have a picture of him swimming without it for some reason. But, he can swim the length of the pool now...about 30 feet!

And first time off the diving board...into 15 feet deep water. He thought he was super big-time for that.

And a recent scout activity to the Nature Center.
Carson with his friend, Kilam.

We are savoring these last couple weeks of summer before school starts.  It just goes by too fast!


Aim 11:09 PM  

So cute! I love that polar bear shot! We love you guys!

Carmen Goetschius 9:39 AM  

Wonderful, Shell! Your kiddos are so brown from the sun and happy! Savor these last few days pre-school!

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