Archive for the 'Vacation Tales' Category

Grandma’s Birthday Trip

Friday, July 10th, 2020

It was Grandma’s birthday today – and she wanted to go to Leavenworth. So, we did!  Ane and I joined Auntie and Grandma in Auntie’s car, and Ressis and her girls drove over in their car, and we met in Leavenworth to spend the day! We had our masks, we had our walking shoes, and […]

Thumper Never Forgets

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

The second I dropped Rerun off at camp, Thumper immediately said, “We go QFC?” The kid has the memory of an elephant. If someone goes to camp, then there must be a doughnut in it for Thumper.  And an escalator ride. With reduced shopping hours, so many of Thumper’s favorite escalators are closed off right […]

We Have Camp! We Have Camp!

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Praise be and thanks to the valiant efforts of leadership involved, Apex Summer Camp begins today!  Returning for his fourth summer is… Rerun! This summer, given the current state of things, is more important than most.  Apex has been shortened to four weeks instead of five, and there will be no field trips this year. […]

Rerun Speaks – The Correct Title

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Rerun was making his usual noise about having to get ready for bed. Me: “Hey, drama queen, go get your pajamas on.” Rerun: “I AM NOT A DRAMA QUEEN! I AM A DRAMA KING!!!” I cannot wait to send this child to summer camp to wear him out.