Sunday, August 25, 2013

A Summer of Being (or Rationalizing Lazy!)

Last spring, when I was scheduling our summer and discussing options with the kids for camps and other things, my oldest told me that he didn't want to do too much this summer.  I think he specifically said, "I just want to relax."  Well, relax we did.


We also sewed, watched movies, spent time at our neighborhood pool, and hung out with friends...


Visited family, participated in a few summer camps and workshops, did more sewing, and went to a drive-in...


Made our own games, visited museums, swam, kayaked, sampled many kinds of ice cream, and slept in late...


Spent time with cousins, and more time with friends.  We had a fun-filled, but also a lazy summer.  Just the way it should be, I suppose.  Or at least that's what I told myself when I was feeling guilty for not updating the blog ALL summer.  These years of being able to really spend time with my kids are limited; I'm grateful for this time just being together.

I'm also ready for school to start again on Monday; for us all to be back on a schedule and to be able to accomplish my own tasks.  But, man, what a lovely, lazy summer!

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