8/5/13

'Summer stuff' we did

First we went on a boat.

They just don't build power plants like this anymore.

Tiger Lily's hair is officially curly when she's on a boat.

Evidently there are pirate ships sailing around the Great Lakes (although I hear the technical term is 'tall ship').

Locks opening.

Props to Mr. Mordecai for being the only one to look pleasant and look at the camera.

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Next we went to an island.

No cars allowed on Mackinac, so we took a horse carriage tour.

Bikes everywhere.

Tiger Lily is ready to go home.

Red Chief isn't.

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We visited some nature preserves. (All these photos courtesy of Red Chief, who took pictures of everything, especially the signs.)

A tree.

The very windy shore.

My mom and me at the very windy shore.

A pond.
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Best of all, we went to the great-grandparents' house.

What more could a couple of kids want than a kiddie pool and a garden full of raspberries?

3 comments:

  1. Those are such beautiful pics. You look just like your mom. I am so glad you got to get away for a few days.

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  2. Looks like simple, good old fashioned fun. I love seeing some pictures of your family. You are a lovely woman.

    You know what else I love here- how you always manage to keep your posts short and sweet. Maybe I could keep doing my blog if I could figure out how to do that. And how to blog and upload pictures faster.

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  3. Looks like you and family had a great summer get away.. What fun. And I enjoyed seeing what the Mordecai family looks like. Lovely, each one of you..
    And the kids are adorable.

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