Wednesday, July 20, 2011

At the Beach

We've spent two weeks at the beach this month and between going home for work, football practice and Grandma's house, we have had a great time.  We go in our trailer so we have a "semi relaxing" home away from home. (Still a lot of work but at least it's a different location.) This week we've been here with our friends, "The Friends" and it's been a lot of fun. Darren and I love being here all together and getting away from the everyday routine. I don't even mind cooking since I have a bunch of people here to eat! We've had a great time and we're almost ready to head back to full time reality.

Hannah has been amazing this trip.  She has decided she wants to be a surfer and has no fear of the waves or cold water. (Something her mom does not understand, at all.)  If she can convince her Dad, brother, or sister to take her in the water, she is out there as far as any of them. Kinda scary and I admit I jump up every five minutes or so when she "catches a wave."

Casey has been in the water, on a bike, eating, or playing COD in the trailer. (Wow! How I hate COD) He is so fun though... he entertains me. He's been driving back and forth to football practice this week. Not too cool for vacation but gotta show your "effort and emotion" for the team.

Brendon has made it out to the water once...when we forced him to go and bribed him with "yellow chips." He used to love the ocean and I would have to coerce him out of the water. Now he spends the whole time saying, "No sharks. No mermaids. No octopus." Thank you movies! He spends most of the time drawing his pictures and is perfectly content just staying inside. Whatever!

Katie and Brandon are having fun. Their first beach vacation as married folks! I think they're finally defrosting after two long semesters in Idaho. Darren and I love having another couple around to beat in cards.  But we have to stop playing "Oh Sha!" I always lose so badly, it puts me in a bad mood and then I end up throwing my cards at someone.

So...there's my first blog post. It only took about two hours. (Gotta cut the time down or it will never happen again.)

1 comment:

  1. Hi Cari, I just wanted to say hello. Our son is Elder Rasband and we have been so excited that his companion is Elder Karlen! He really likes your son! I hope you don't mind my reading your family blog-it is so great to know a different side of your son's life. My email is if you want to write. :)