Archive for June, 2012

June 18 Day 2 of Camp K!

Thursday, June 21st, 2012


This part of the obstacle course is the gator pit.


Little Man didn’t quite make it, but he only got his shoes muddy.
(some boys got entirely muddy)


Little Man was the only boy to get his tomahawk to stick! 


Little Man got to carry the tribe banner.


Group shot of our entire tribe.  (only 6 were from our pack)


….so swimming did not go as planned…..


Dad in his trademark hat!


During a scavenger hunt, we took a picture of Fort Miami.  The next day,
we have a huge wet spongeball fight!


Campfire competition night.  We built a big one!


The flames got over 10 feet tall!

A worried staff member came over from the Trading Post
to make sure we had it under control.

June 17 Day 1 of Camp K!

Thursday, June 21st, 2012


The first day of Camp K (Cubscout Camp) was fun!


4 way tug-o-war!


This was new.

Human foosball!  Little Man wants this for his next birthday.

June 16

Thursday, June 21st, 2012


Hey OJ Simpson, I found your white Ford Bronco!

June 15

Thursday, June 21st, 2012


Little Man won a contest (one of many) and got his
name in a Dan Gutman book!

June 14

Thursday, June 21st, 2012


We went shopping at Justice for little lady.

Needless today… the colors are overwhelming!

June 13

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012


Last game of the year… 🙁

The boys went down in the tournament with a tough, tough loss.

 In this league, you can only score 5 runs in the first 4 innings, and
unlimited in the last two innings.

We got a huge lead, but they stormed back in the last two innings
to win the extra inning.

We are so proud of Little Man.
-Hit by pitch (he is alright)
-HIT !!!!
-Grounded out in extra inning to advance runner who
eventually scored and temporarily gave us the lead

He was also a solid fielder.

He had his best game in their biggest game of the year.

June 12

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012


Someone dumped this poor little kitten off at work.

My co-worker took this feller home and adopted him.

His name: Wrigley


Pool Party!

I played tennis with our friend’s neighbor.  I did pretty
well considering I was wearing sandals.

June 11

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012


Our beloved tulip tree died over the winter.  I got most
of it cut down.  My friend came over with his truck to
pull out the stump.

 Actually, it was a big let down.  He put the truck into
neutral and the tree came out.

My friend went fishing in our pond after the big “event”.

He brought his telescoping pole and caught over 10 fish!
(not counting this baby)


This poor tulip tree had no downward tap root.  (which could have
been part of the problem)

We really miss this tree…. 🙁

June 10

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012


My friend and I went fishing in the big local pond.

Here he caught a croppie.

June 9

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012


We saw this cool frog sculpture at the Talbot Street art fair.