Thursday, July 31, 2008


Rebecca enjoyed a nice cool swim in her turtle pool this week!

Friday, July 25, 2008

4 years

It's been a while since we last blogged and I feel like there is some catching up to do.

On Thursday Dan and I celebrated our 4 year wedding anniversary by driving 2 hours to go see and buy a tractor - fun, fun (at least Dan thought so :) To his credit we did have a date night earlier in the week while my sister Rachel was still here and watched Rebecca for us. Here's the new tractor, an IH 1086.

After about 6 weeks in the states Rachel has returned to Nicaragua. We will miss you and thank you for all the fun times! Here is Rebecca and Rachel on the South Haven pier.

A few weekends ago we went camping at Lake Rathbun with friends Eric, Val, Scott, and Chelsea. We had nice weather and Rebecca did pretty well for her first camping experience.

Finally, last weekend we enjoyed an Iowa Cubs game with Dan's coworkers at First State Bank. We had a great view from an outfield sky box and a personal visit from Cubbie.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

MI Vacation

Last week we spent a fabulous week in South Haven with the Pontiers. It was so great to be back together as a family again. Some of us hadn't seen each other since last Thanksgiving. The house we stayed in was spacious enough for us all and everyone loved the pool and hot tub. Some activities that we enjoyed were swimming in the pool, cooking for 16, a ladder golf tournament (a shout out to Dad and Andrea on their big win), strolling downtown, taking in the sunset on the beach, visiting with local friends Cara and Jamie, watching the 4th of July parade, lot of wine tasting, and finding some treasures at a local antique shop.

I just downloaded all the pictures from our vacation and there were 104. I wish I could post most of them, but since that would be nearly impossible, here are my favorites.