It was so fun to be able to spend time with my family. We went in the pool almost every single day and the boys loved it. Geoffrey was home for a week as well, so we got to spend some good time with him too. Played a lot of dominion, watched a lot of baseball, ate a lot of ice cream... the usual. :) We also got to go to a Phillies game and meet Joan- a foreign exchange student who was staying with my family. He was a ton of fun and very patient with us and my boys! Scott came down for the weekend, and the plan was to come back home on Sunday night.
But when it turned out that they weren't going to be able to fix our a/c for another week, I was left with the option of staying at my parents and braving a bus ride with the boys, or spending a week without a/c. I might mention that these were by far the two hottest weeks of the summer. Hands down. No thunderstorms cooling anything down. Terrible humidity and high 90 to 100 degree weather all week. Knowing how terribly I had slept the one night we didn't have a/c, it wasn't too hard of a choice. We decided to stay in NJ for an extra week and enjoy the pool and a/c a little longer. The bus ride wasn't fun, but it was over in 6 hrs. :)
We had a wonderful time on our trip. Here are a few pics!
|Alan randomly had this huge ear one day. He woke up with it. It was the weirdest thing ever, and in a day and a half it was fine. Must have been some sort of bite?? We're not sure. It was so funny and sad. We just called him Hitch.|
|Jamesy loved the water.|
|Alan also had lots of fun and was able to walk on the bottom. He thought that was awesome. Maybe a little too much fun with the splashing...|
|We also got to spend some time with Lindsay! She's due a month after I am. Don't worry, I could not even put the sideways shot we took up because I am seven hundred times bigger... it's just funny. The straight on shot is better. :)|
|We had a fun ward picnic. The boys loved this little racing car.|
|Nate and Joan shooting some hoops.|
|Uncle Geoff played some ball with James.|
|And speaking of James, can someone tell me what happened to our little baby??? He looks so old in this pic!|
|Daddy had some fun on the playground too.|
|This is more typical James.|
|Loving the balloons|
|And one final shot of the swimmers!|