Always a little sad

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Having been there done that it’s always a little bit sad to see a business close down.   Even though this one was WAY bigger than our store it is still a little sad.  But, even with all that I couldn’t help but laugh when I saw this.   Laugh and remember my camera the next time we drove by.

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~ Merriann

Our Garden Pond

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Provided hours and hours of entertainment for Zoe.  I think this is when she was on her way to check the mail. 

First, you make sure it’s good, deep, squishy mud.

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Then, you run.

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All the way down to the end (the real wet part)

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Come back up the road

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Enter from the top (apparently there is a correct way to enter a large puddle)

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And do it all over again…and again…and again

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~ Merriann

This girl…

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…cracks me up.  In May when we were having our rains a large section of our garden flooded.  I saw Zoe in her nice white shirt playing in the mud.  It was too late by then so I didn’t say anything.  About 5 minutes later she comes running up to the house,

“Mom!  Can I change into my swimsuit so I can play in the mud?”

I ask the obvious question, “You haven’t been playing in the mud already?”

“No.  Can I change?”

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 ~ Merriann

Of course…

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…there are going to be technical difficulties. During my online absence we have changed operating systems on our computer which has caused a little snag. I have to be able to post with pictures and we have to figure out how to shrink the pictures before I can post them. I’m pretty sure Greg has it all figured out but then we went on a week camping trip so my plans have been a little delayed. I have a post all typed up and ready to go except for pictures and I need pictures. So, I’m still coming back it’s just going to take a little longer than expected. :O)

~ Merriann

I’m comming back…

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This post is to commit myself to updating you (and our own memories) about our summer so far. We have been busy, busy, busy and I am loving it. We have taken full advantage of our summer this year I just haven’t been on it to post about it yet. So, my commitment to you to post soon about some of our summer adventures!