So, after Daddy had to go home, we had an "interesting week."
First, there were these adorable ducklings that showed up each day as we were swimming...
Popcorn with Papa
The Ronneviks visited!
Silije and Siri
Kira jumping off the dock
This was the girls version of a chariot (or carriage) with horses
David and Jase
Third cousins having fun playing together
Hanging out around the campfire
Roasting hot dogs and brats for dinner
Grandma Bonita also came to visit - as well as the McGraws and Starkes!
The Starke boys with my kids
Me and my dear friend, Leah Starke, with our children
Getting ready for a boat ride
Dad and Rick
Leah and her son Jacob
A leisurely ride around the lake
Kids having fun
My mom went to Concordia with Nancy and I went to Concordia with Leah.
Leah, Nancy, and Jacob
Me with Bonita
Leah and Nancy
Mark and Jacob
Jase looking out
Leah, Isaac, and Nancy
Leah, Jacob and Isaac
Rick singing out across the lake! :)
Rick, Mark, and Nancy
Grandma holding Kira who yes, is fast asleep!
Hanging out with the Hansons
Siri and Angela
Kira and Angela
Uncle Don and Cousin John come to visit too!
John, Siri, Papa, and Kira
Mom and her brother, Don
Hot dogs and brats again! Yummy!
Jase opening an early birthday presents...
...a couple of walkie talkies!
The Dahl Cabin
The kids - another year older - at the lake cabin
Every year Jase takes a picture by this little bear. It's one way to show how tall he gets from year to year. I remember when they were the same size!