Tuesday, April 3, 2012


We spent our second day of spring break with my good friend Heather and her family.  It was a beautiful day with the sun shining and the flowers blooming.  And even if it wasn't as warm as I wished, it certainly wasn't cold.  And besides, the pool was indoors so swimming worked out perfectly.  We set up a little campfire on the patio just outside the pool house and had a BBQ when we all got hungry.  (My hair STILL smells like smoke.)  So despite the fact that I was a little stressed out on my way over about the fact that I was leaving my house a disaster and was wishing mightily to whip it into shape....I have to admit that the down time with Heather and the kids was truly glorious.  I can clean my house any time, right?

 Feeling brave with the goggles on her face Lilian mastered her nerves and started going underwater.  I guess this was a big deal for her.  I don't remember her having issues with putting her head underwater before but she seemed pretty proud of herself....so, yay for Lilian for corralling her courage and overcoming!  The girl spent so much time in the water that her feet got dramatically prune-y.  I wish I had a picture to show you...but trust me, it was bad!  She couldn't even walk, her feet hurt so bad.  The poor girl was in tears.  Even hours later, there were parts of her feet that were still wrinkled.  Crazy.

 Remember how I am easily entertained with taking pictures of myself in window reflections?  (See here.)  One whole side of the pool house is windows and numerous sliding glass doors leading out to the grassy area and patio.  Yeah, I know.  Cheap thrills. Whatever.

Julianne, Liberty, Morgan and Rebekah....all waterlogged and having a great time.  In fact, because they couldn't stand the thought of ending their time together, I ended up throwing Libby and Morgan into my truck and bringing them home with us for a sleep-over.  I guess that's one of the perks of spring break.  Impulsive and unplanned extras. 


Jill said...

Looks like fun! Always choose the fun stuff over cleaning the house!

Heather said...

what a fun day! We must do it again soon!