Summer, you continue to FLY by.
3rd of July Celebration. The fireworks were kind of a bust this year–so short and a little boring. #lovewhereyoulive Sent Blake to Utah the morning of the 4th so we could leave for Trek the next day. He had a great time doing fireworks with Cohen and Carson! #Gentleminions. Rise of Gru. Meme culture at it’s finest
We were way too late to buy fireworks, so giant snappers and a few sparklers were our celebration that evening.
After Trek we went straight to Utah. Dash was a little jealous I was snuggling Finn. How Epic is this pic? I love it. Although as we were riding Halle said, “Look at alllll that Covid down there.” ha ha Rusty went mountain biking with Cory. Cory brought him the ebike so he could keep up. Family dinner at the Banks The cousins are obsessed with Finn! Dropped Blake off at Lacrosse camp! He stayed the whole week this time and loved it. He said it was way easier to make friends this way. Golfing in the rain!
Dino Day! We went to see the Dinos at Thanksgiving point, then saw the new Jurassic Park movie.
2nd Annual Brick Oven lunch after tennis camp tournament. The tournament was a big bust this year. After being like 97 degrees all week, it rained Friday morning, essentially cancelling the tournament. Cory bet Blake that he couldn’t eat his whole pizza, and drink all his root beer. He was glassy eyed by the end and I thought he might puke, but he did it! 4 glasses of Root Beer later. His prize was a bite of Bode’s dessert. Rafting the Weber River. This is quite possibly the worst angle to take a picture in the history of ever. But, we had just gone under “concussion bridge.” The coolest thing about this rafting trip was that we saw a family of bald eagles! Two parents and two juveniles. It was AWESOME.
Fun at Snowbird! We had a great time doing the Zip Whipper, the Alpine Slide and the mountain coaster. And it was so cool and beautiful in the mountains. Big fan.
Finn’s Blessing! Landon gave such a beautiful blessing and we were soooo glad we got to be there to celebrate this sweet little baby. We just adore him.
Annual Cousin picture up AF Canyon at the weenie roast.
This was a trip highlight–We went to the Christa McAuliffe Space Center in PG and my dad got to live out his Star Wars Dreams as Captain of the Cassini. We had to save some innocent people from getting killed by the space bad guys and we succeeded. It was seriously so much fun.
And that’s a Utah wrap! Rusty and I look soooo tired in this pic. Because we were.
Josh did a really fun tournament in Denver. They put you in teams of three. Then each person played one singles match and two doubles matches. Josh’s team won! And it was so fun! We want to find other tournaments with this format. He got to meet new people, and being part of a team took so much pressure off only focusing on winning. Everyone was so nice, and they still played GREAT tennis.
.5 selfie like all the cool kids. We had a very rare day when we were all home in the evening, so we went to Micis and Menchies. Delicious night!
Celebrating Joanna and Sarah’s birthdays with a day on the Lake Last Sunday dinner with all of us before Grace and Halle head to school. It’s the end of an era. Those two are going to be so, so missed. Our baby birds aren’t so little any more! The can barely fit in their nest!