Tuesday, August 7, 2012

The End of Summer

I can’t believe summer is almost over. In just another few weeks, we’ll be back to preschool, back to Awana and Bible studies, back to a more scheduled, busier life. I’m so thankful for the laid-back and restful summer we’ve had.

We’re done some fun things, too… trips to the lake with friends, a boating Saturday on Lake Ray Hubbard, plenty of afternoons at the Aquatic Center and the wave pool, Burger’s Lake with the family, summer reading club (which fizzled out after they ran out of good prizes :) ), lots of bike rides, scooter rides, walks, and trips to the ice cream/frozen yogurt shop, visits with family, and, of course, tons and tons of time logged in the pool.

Eli learned how to swim really well this summer. I learned how to bake good, healthy sandwich bread totally from scratch. We all learned the value of down time, good friends, and family. I think I’ve finally gotten to the point where I’m ready for fall (I LOVE summer and don't like to let it go!) and all that it brings.

But before all that? We get to go to Maine for 8 days!!! We are so excited to see my grandparents, spend time at the beach, hike, and enjoy the cooler weather and beautiful scenery. We can hardly wait! It will be the perfect finale to a perfect summer.

And perhaps I’ll even start keeping up with this old blog a little better, too. :)