Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Summertime!

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This post probably should be called "Constant Vigilance" because sometimes I feel like that is the motto of my life at the moment. Or as Mr. Mustard says, "It's like herding cats."

Don't worry, I grabbed Ginger just as the photo was being taken...one second she's driving the car, the next she's standing up and dancing. She definitely keeps me on my toes. :-)

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Today we spent 99% in the great outdoors, aka our backyard. I set up the baby pool, because you know...a hot day is about 110% better with a dip in your very own pool. Ginger was soooooo excited to hold the hose and help fill up the pool:

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Then I set up a tent for the girls to use for shade. I have had this tent for ummmm...about 20 years. It's the same tent that my dad and I used to take camping. I have been hanging onto it for some reason or another, moving it from place to place. Now I know why I've held on to it for so long. The girls LOVED it with a capital L. It was their own personal fort.

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And they promptly locked me out. Just kidding!

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Of course we had to play on the playset and swing!

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Wheeee!

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3 comments:

Devon said...

so fun! bet you aren't missing that 100 degree weather!

that pic of paprika with the sunglasses -- so adorable!

noswimmers said...

Can I come over and play? Looks like fun!! :)

Erin said...

Hi Erika! So fun hearing from you on my blog today. :) What a beautiful family you have! Your girls are adorable and you are an amazing photographer.

I have to tell you that I read the recent post you wrote about celebrating what would have been your twins 2 year b-day and I am in tears. I'm am SO SORRY for your loss and for what you and your husband have gone through over the last two years. I can't even imagine. I know those two beautiful angels are smiling on you from heaven and I know in my heart you will be with them again someday.