Friday, August 11, 2017

Learning to Water Ski



Yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, was spent in an intensive and fun water-skiing school
and Grandma and Grandpa's place!

Miles skiing like a pro

Mile

Miles seeing how fast he can go!

everybody watching Miles

Celene skiing with Daddy for the first time!!

Eli watching intently

Daddy getting some speed!

Eli getting excited on the ski trainer

Eli skiing!!!

Everybody watching Eli!

Big boy!

Hannah is skiing!!!!

She did a great job!

Beginning August



the moon rising over Lake Michigan one night last week

Miles and Celene rock climbing at the Horicon Marsh

Eli and Theo looking long distances

A funny photo of us

Celene takes lovely pictures of rain patterns

two little goofballs on Shawn's work screen

Miles and David proud of their accomplishment of riding that water slide shown behind them!

Eli helping Daddy repair the barn floor

all of the kids helping Daddy work


Celene and Digger (aka Squeaky)

Stealing Mama's cukes

Miles's pile of freshly dug potatoes

Shawn finally caught the critter that's carried off and killed several chicks and a hen in the last 2 weeks

Bookworm Gardens


There's a delightful little place near the university in Sheboygan called
Bookworm Gardens.
It's become one of the items our little summer bucket list year.
Such fun!

scrubbing Harry the Dirty Dog


beautiful gardens


fossil dig

riding the sheep on the hills of Whistling Straits golf course


the brick house of the 3rd Little Pig


serving mama breakfast



tying the shoe of the Little Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe

making music



Winne the Pooh's house

Japanese Tea House from Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Offering Mama tea


sweeping the floor


Climbing into Laura's wagon from Little House in the Big Woods


cooking over the campfire


koi pond