Saturday, November 11, 2017

4th of July 2017


Yes... I know it's November!
But, Happy 4th of July, anyways!


On 4th of July we love to go swimming and spend the day outside!


The pool we went to had many fun activities!
Grace loves swimming!
She does a good job!
She can go under water and swim freestyle, 
breast stroke and backstroke for about 15-20 feet!
She can be in the water where she can touch the bottom 
but not over her head yet.
(Jake, too!)


The kids loved playing on the water features!







Love the flags!
So proud to be an American!
(Thank you to all of our Veterans!)


It was a busy day at the pool!


This was our spot...
with all the towels laid out!


We didn't realize that we needed to be there 
bright and early to claim our spot...
We missed the opportunity to get lawn chairs-
 we didn't care!


Towels work for us!


Jenny dislocated and broke her elbow 
at the very end of June.
She had surgery on it June 3rd, 
late in the afternoon.
And here she is celebrating the next day!
This girl is a trooper!


After swimming, we went back home and got ready for dinner and fireworks!

We have always had so much fun in MN on the 4th
that we were thankful to have found a place to celebrate
here in CO!


The parents...


Had to get a pic showing the mismatched flip flops!


The kids love dressing in
red, white and blue!


We took up two tables!


Playtime?
You betcha!
Mom and Dad took a deep breath and enjoyed our moment... 
alone!


This time we wanted good seats,
so we hurried outside while they were available!


Waiting for the fireworks!


The children visited with the very nice lady behind us!
No, we are not a birthday party, a soccer team or a field trip!
Just a family!


We LOVE MN...
but it was a treat watching fireworks 
for the first time
without mosquitos!


No smelly, sticky bug spray!


Grace is enjoying her first 4th of July!


Okay, I did tell Ben to open his eyes!
Guilty as charged!


Jake struggles with pics...
so I had to post this one...
because, it's his best pic ever!


But I can't forget LUKE!


These two play like puppies!


The fireworks were magnificent!


The children are in awe!





I love fireworks!


Not fond of crowds, traffic jams or mosquitos...




But I love fireworks!





Thankful to have had a fun 4th of July!

3 comments:

terre said...

i love seeing your family. looks like ya'll are settling in there. i loved it when i visited there several years ago. bless you all.

p.s. loved the fireworks picture. even at my age i still enjoy seeing them.

terre @ zoomama speaks...

K said...

I can recommend a very fun place, if it's still in Denver. It's a Mexican restaurant called Casa Bonita. In the middle is a diving cliff and pool so you can watch divers while you eat. Downstairs is a pirate cave for the kids to walk through. I remember my parents saying the food wasn't very good, but that was 30 years ago, and I remember it as being good - could have been flavored by the great entertainment.

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