August Little Things

We kicked off August with Junior Lifeguards. This time, the little brothers joined the daycamp lineup. The camp is a vigorous mix of ocean safety and swimming skills. The rotations switch each day and they find out immediately when they arrive each morning if the dreaded “swim-run-swim” is on the…

Lake Mead

March 3, 2020 in Boating, Friends, Swimming, Vacations - No Comments

We stopped in Vegas for a few days on the way home from Utah. We were so excited to get in more boating time with our good friends. The air temperature was around 115°, which meant the lake was so warm it was barely refreshing. We jumped in and out…

4th of July

January 23, 2020 in 4th of July, Friends, Traditions - No Comments

The 4th of July is always one of my favorite days of the year. The first few years we lived California, we included the beach in our celebrations. The last couple of years, however, we’ve dodged the beach crowds and stuck close to home. All of our small town celebrations…

Summer Shenanigans

January 15, 2020 in Cousins, Friends - No Comments

It is good to be a kid in the summertime. We wound up with a whole bunch of boys at our house one day so we broke out the water balloons. It would have been smart to change into swimsuits before getting soaked, but by the time the first balloon…

Maycember

The end of the school year is busier than December with all of the projects, parties and performances so I like to call it Maycember. Nash did a report on Albert Einstein. Blake had a strings performance. He carried that cello back and forth to school twice a week in…

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