Sunday, July 25, 2010
Summer vacation ... take one!
Just finished a great week's stacation! It was wonderful to have time off and not be traveling anywhere. We live in such a beautiful place, why leave? Especially during the brief summer.
Grandpops Bobby came to visit us for a few days; we were thrilled to have him join us. Max was a little shy at first. The great thing about Max is, if he closes his eyes, the situation just doesn't exist and he hides in his little "Max world" until it's safe to comeout. Needless to say, it didn't take Max long to warm up to Grandpops.
Grandpops spoiled Max with a huge bag filled with terrific books! There was so much loot that we couldn't give it to him all at one time. He also got some cool planes, a back pack, a jack in the box (which was a little scary for a few days) and a retro top! That was a huge hit! Max loves to watch things spin so tha was an instant winner. It was hard to tell who got more enjoyment out of the presents, Max or Grandpops. They both were tickled pink, very darling to watch them together.
Mostly we bored Grandpops with our small town family fun stuff: running trucks up and down the walk way, goig to little kids birthday parties, swim classes, etc. We did some local sight seeing, like the Kootanea Wild Animal Refuge ... we saw a squirrell. That kind of stuff. But the weather was perfect, Tommy made us food that was outstanding, and the company could not have been any better.
All in all, it was awesome to have Grandpops visit and a few extra days off. I can't believe the week is over so quickly! Next on the vacation agenda: A visit from Grandpa from Corpus and the Govette family. Then, off to Seattle to see the Ranallis! Let summer begin ... finally!