Wednesday, September 12, 2012


Summer is almost officially over and yet we didn't really embrace it this year. We had some limitations with my car being out of commission, and also limited financial resources this summer that may have contributed to the lack of doing too much summer stuff. Also Jason was still sick on occasion with his Epstein Barr and food allergy / sensitivity stuff.

Josh and I went to Sandy Hook once for a horseshoe crab class. Josh also went there again for a fireman class with my mom. We all went to the bay once to play in the sand. But we never actually swam in the ocean this summer (this is very odd.)

We did do Six Flags Great Adventure twice. We did Hurricane Harbor (water park) once, but it rained after one hour of us being there. We did Runaway Rapids (water park) once as well. We all went to the boardwalk once or twice with my brother. And Jason went to Wildwood with his dad's family once. We did go swimming about ten times in a few friend's pool. Jason did get to kayak once at the house I babysit, and once with Scott. Josh did a clay art class. I took six awesome walks in the woods while he was in art class.

We also participated in my church's Vacation Bible School; which we do every summer.

We really just had normal days, with a bit more relaxing added in. My work schedule remained the same. Jason did his horseback riding throughout the summer as well. We actually were still doing school until the beginning of August.

We did make some yummy sun tea a few times, and awesome fruit puree ice pops as well. We did lots of grilling (the clams were my favorite.) We got bite by tons of mosquitoes. We chased a few bunny rabbits. We looked at the stars and moon a few nights, and attempted to catch fireflies as well.

Josh said his favorite thing about summer was, "swimming in pools."

My favorite thing about summer was central air and walking in the woods barefoot after it rained.

Jason is still in bed, so I will ask him later.

How was your summer?