Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Swimming,Boating, Summer Fun

Hey blogging world. I'm back. I have less and less motivation to blog these days. Why? Is blogging a "dying art," unless you have some amazing blog that you're super good at? Lift me up with comments, dear readers! Keep me going!

These past few weeks have been busy, and then not so busy. I love summertime. The sunshine, the warmth, the little guy in tank tops and a diaper. It's lovely. But there was a couple week period when we were all sick. And it was sad. Little guy had a temp of 104 when I took him to the doctor. And a sad cough. We snuggled a lot. But then because of the snuggling, I got sick. Then Lish got sick. Not because of snuggling though, because, as he likes to remind me, it's not snuggling season. So maybe he just got it from all the germy doorknobs. During that time Karen and Scott came down, which was nice to have some other people around to help with the sickies. We didn't do anything that weekend.

As we were feeling better, I got an email from Lish saying, "Pick out a camera and then buy it." So I did. That same day I got an early birthday present. It was definitely early since my birthday isn't for another 2 months, but I love it. I got a Nook. And it's lovely. That was a good day.

So now I have pictures again! I know you missed them. I obviously did too, since I took almost 200 in less than a week.

Yale was in swimming lessons last week. He doesn't know how to swim, but he went from not wanting to get in the water at all, to getting in and kicking his legs while on his belly and blowing bubbles. He's pretty awesome.

Courtney and Alex came down last week. Alex's family does a couple boating trips each summer and one of them is in St. George, so they were able to make it and stayed with us while they were here. It was so nice to spend time with them! They definitely made things more lively around here (with Courtney screaming bloody murder one morning and what not). Plus, Lish and Alex got free French toast from Kneaders, so I'd say that made for a successful weekend.

We got to go out on the boat on Friday and I tried wake boarding. I tried and failed about a dozen times. I'm still sore. Yale enjoyed being on the boat, but didn't like it so much when I kept falling. He would scream and cry when I crashed. He's very protective of me. And I think he likes me and doesn't like to see me hurt. I'm glad we have so many mutual feelings.

That's about all we've been up to. Lots of time in the water trying to cool off. Lots of time trying to make sure Yale isn't bored. Lots of time running in preparation for my death marathon. It's been a great summer so far!

Here are some more pictures, just because I couldn't resist.