Summer birthdays can be really awesome or really weird. Parties can be big, all-out shindigs, or altogether nonexistent, because all of your besties are camping or traveling or working odd hours in summer jobs. Fortunately, Kayla is happy to celebrate anywhere we happen to be at the time. Due to its July 28th date, we’ve… Read More Maine-ly About Turning 17
Just returned from this gorgeous scene on Friday night. I don’t know if any U.S. coastline compares to this particular stretch. Maine is just beautiful, and I have to pinch myself when I’m there. Truly the stuff of dreams, I can’t believe this is how we’ve spent about one week of every year for the… Read More Wild Summer. Good Father.
I love this picture of my two big boys building a sand castle. This has been happening every summer for 15 years. The holes get deeper and the piles get higher every year. We just never outgrow the enjoyment of playing in the sand. There were little kids all around us on the beach each… Read More Maine: Building, Running, Celebrating
Her complimentary Birthday Chocolate Dome at her favorite place to eat: PF Chang’s. This pretty girl turned 14 yesterday! She started the day with a trip to the gym at 7am. This was not her preferred wake up time, of course, but turning 14 means that you are now old enough to go to Planet… Read More 1 Birthday, 1 Bedridden & 5 Beach Bound
These were some of our first glimpses of Acadia National Park upon arriving and driving down the park loop road. It was Robert’s fourth, my third, and Kory’s second time to be there, and we wanted to share it with Cooper and Kayla this summer ~ all of us together before saying goodbye to Kory… Read More Majesty in Maine
Tomorrow we head to Maine for a little bit of the above picture life, and I can’t wait! We’ll be camping in Acadia National Park for three nights and then staying near the beach in Ogunquit for three nights. This trip has become the highlight of our summer. Really, it’s the highlight of our whole… Read More The Maine Thing