Monday, May 31, 2010

Summer Kickoff

Memorial Day Weekend.
Two picnics.
Three days off.
Sunday morning long and leisurely family bike ride/beach combin'/playground excursion.
Burgers.
Dogs.
Gardening.
Beach.
Sunburn.
Cupcakes.
Summer buzzcuts for the kids in the backyard with their step daddy and some clippers.
Slip'n'Slide.
Popsicles.
Ice cream.
Kool Aid.
12-pack of seltzer downed in two days.
Kids in a hammock.
Neighbors.
Friends.
Fans in the window.
Warm, sunny house humid with the scent of freshly mowed grass.
Oriole overhead.
Yanks games on CBS radio.
Tired dogs.
Bare feet.
Late showers.
Wrapping Nolan's birthday presents.
Baking birthday breakfast muffins.


Nolan's going to be six. Unreal.



The money shot of the June 1 birthday boy, taken today by my great friend (and neighbor!) Mary:



Summer's just begun.

xo

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