May 25th - officially the first day of summer, another soaking wet, blustery day, filled with too much time indoors, a wet walk outdoors and listening to the rain fall in the hoop house...and a complete avoidance of Crab Fest, we saved that for Saturday
May 26th - it always seems the last day of school corresponds with decent weather, a few years ago we unintentionally started the tradition of a fire and bubbles in the yard, to celebrate the kickoff of summer; this year didn't happen, courtesy of the rain, but we saved it for the following day, when summer really started creeping up.
May 27th - at the end of last summer, we put up our hoop house and prepped beds for this year. we're not skilled gardeners, our learning curve is huge, but we're excited at the prospects and hopeful for some success. we've also spent ample time in there in the last few weeks, sometimes to just sit for a moment.
May 28th - it's special watching our kids grow up with their cousins, fighting and loving like siblings. it's an unique and treasured dynamic.
May 29th - she opted out of hula hooping in her kinder talent show last week, hiding under the table as her classmates performed. she prefers the big stage, with hundreds watching her, but not so much the small stage. lucky for us, she also enjoys performing for family.
May 30th - popsicles , also known as practicing for summer, we heard it's supposed to break 50 the next few days and sunny. we are ready!
May 31st - the yard crew