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Monday, July 7, 2008

The Weekend I Just Didn't Want To End.

I tried to convince J to play hooky today. I just didn't want the long weekend to end. He had been off since last Thursday and since then we had just been able to do so many things, yet find time to relax as a family that I had the Monday morning blues.
The kids all did great even though it was long sunny days and late summer nights. There wasn't any bickering or crabbiness and it seemed we all just soaked it up together.
I am amazed that when I plugged the camera into the computer, only a handful of pictures appeared. I was too busy living the weekend to take many pictures, but that's ok. It won't be soon forgotten.
We spent a day at the cabin with extended family galore and the kids swam and played and swam and tubed and fished and played.

Dad, Grandma and Aunt MK.

Of course we saw some great fireworks that night and while H was certainly impressed and excited he fell asleep in the middle of the show. Thankfully T and M filled their cameras with pictures of explosion after explosion.

The next day we met some friends at the beach for boating and tubing and playing some more. M, finally gathered up enough bravery to hop aboard the tube and she did great!
T, already brave enough, took more than one speedy ride around the lake. And while there is no picture to share, I too took a turn around the lake. (And yes this was ok for me and baby.)
I wish I could put into words just how great the weekend was, but I can't. It wasn't because of what we did or where we went or who we were with, it was just the fact that it was one of those times where we all enjoyed our time together, whether we were splashing in our backyard pools or out on the lake, whether we were singing along to itunes on the way to the cabin or whether we were out to dinner with my dad. Everyone was content and happy.

It was just a good long weekend.

Makes me once again thankful for these many blessings we have.

3 Comments:

Blogger The Lindahl News said...

I'm so glad you all had a lovely weekend of happy family togetherness and times. Really sweet.

July 8, 2008 at 9:25 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How sweet it is..
Fun picture's from I can see the looks on face's looks a bit scarey.:0 LOL
Happy to here you all had such a wonderful time.
All good things must come to an end.
Love You all
Auntie Laurie

July 8, 2008 at 4:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looks like you all had the best time. Its good to see everyone enjoy the moments. Can't wait to see everyone. Love to all aunt Janet

July 8, 2008 at 4:49 PM  

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