Family is pretty stinkin’ precious. We feel that in full measure tonight. We spent a blessed 2 weeks with The Nana and Captain Ahab and oodles of time with the cousin, too. Our fourth of July celebration was subdued, but with family and close friends, so altogether lovely. As we closed our vacation time out in sunny Florida with the grandparentals, we started realizing that there would be a few things that we would be missing somethin’ fierce. These things put us all into a sunshine state of mind, and here they are, in no particular order:
1) I’ll miss being able to go out into the yard and just grab a mango off of a tree. Back to grocery store mangoes for me…
2) That Sweetgirl – she does NOT nap. I mean… ever! The motion of the ocean finally got to her, though. Praise The Lord! And Amen.
3) I get great pleasure out of seeing my Sweetboy do this; and he did a boatload of it:
4) I realized two things after I planned and executed the following picture.
The first is that it makes me all kinds of happy to see a ring tan on my finger there. (Hopefully, that’s obvious by my… you know, ‘planning and executing’ a picture of my tan-lined ring finger. And now that I’ve written that down, I do believe I might just need an intervention.) And the second thing is that Sweet Moses! I have some unsightly man-looking hands.
I can’t win em’ all. Indeed.
I sure hope y’all are enjoying your summer so far! Whatcha doin’?