Yet another spin around the sun
A Walk to the Park
There used to be a day when most
of the cousins
enjoyed a walk to the park - now they seem to enjoy sleeping.
Early (like 9am Saturday) sleep seemed to take the older cousins - only
Chrissy, Justin and Kayla were up. Eager to go do something, we
went for a walk to the Park. It was still a little moist but we
brought towels to dry things off.
Most of the toys are just as much fun wet and covered with sand as they
are when, well, they are always covered in sand. We did our best
job drying things off so little bums didn't get too cold.
This year, one of the favorites seemed to be the tire swing. Both
Kayla and Justin fit in the swing and they both seemed to like a good
Those older kids
have to wake up some time! Tired, we returned to the house for a
late breakfast and the option to torment the older kids - some of which
were reluctantly awake.
This year was particularly rainy so trying to get everyone to stand on
the rock seemed to be pushing it. Given the number of wet heads,
I think we were earlier this year than last. Thanks everyone for
your patience putting up with this ritual.
Back at the Farm
year, I spent Christmas with the parents in
Victoria. For boxing day we went up island to visit the relatives
and one evening we hung out on the farm. Being set on the leeward
side of the mountains that run up the spine of the Island, sunsets are
prolonged affairs that bathe the fields in soft reflected light - one
of my favorite lighting environments. Kayla and Justin were nice
enough to join me for a walk down to the creek in the lower fields.
Tags: McMinn Park(2), playground(2), wagon(1), seesaw(1), swing(1), shallow depth of field(1)
People: Justin(11), Kayla(9), Chrissy(3), Diana(2), DavidJ(2), Jessica(2)
From: John Harvey Photo > Pictures of People > Christmas 2003
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