Monday, July 23, 2012

Julie, Brody, Dane, Blaine, Parker, Denise (on bench)
at the State Fair parade

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Filled the pool and half the water leaked out already

Tried something new--mulch

Looks pretty good

Only took a week and a half--mostly weeding

Lots of volunteer tomatoes and marigolds-
I wish they'd volunteer to weed

Anyone need lettuce?

The potatoes look a bit tire-d

A Good Knight

DD took Gramma to court

Tennis for Sitoo

Sitoo playing tennis!

Monday, July 9, 2012

Diane's Retirement Trip: First Stop: Buffalo, Minnesota

Dr. Claire Martin
Lydia and Cecelia

Second Stop: Kansas City

Carol, Alice, and Diane reunite!

At Judi's Bakery  mmmmm :-)


Saturday, July 7, 2012

Stop #3: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Annika, Caiden, and Jett help Ariana turn 8!
Swimming lessons

Friday, July 6, 2012

Stop #4: Miami

Diane and Edna in the temporary house
The Three Musketeers :-)
Gotta keep up those putting skills!

New purse from Donna

The new house

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Fifth Stop: McLean, Virginia

Girls' Week at Sara's (+ 1 boy)

Basking in shade at the splash pad

Annika, Gramma, Cecelia, Claire, Ariana, and Lydia

Really, it was fun!

Trina and Ari on the "beach" at Sara's

We looked like the Beverly Hillbillies when we arrived!
Beanbag toss

Annika and R.J. become friends
R.J. (and Doug) survived the week with all the girls

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

"Mrs. Fritel retires"

The girls reenacted my retirement. Ari was "Mrs. Fritel"
Superintendent Ana and "naughty" student (Annika)

Student #3, Claire, and Superintendent Ana

Students #1, Trina, and #2, Sara, were also "misbehaving"

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Stop #6 Back to Cedar Rapids

Caiden and Jett ride the train at the County Fair
and learn about 4-H projects

"Moo, who?"

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Seventh Stop: Spring Green, Wisconsin

33 on the 3rd

Subman was a big hit in the parade

Say, "cheese"
Sometimes it's hard to sit still!