Back to how we spent our summer vacation…
Lest you think we all had fun while Jeff slaved away to make the money, we did let him out of the office for one of our summer adventures. In July, we joined Geo and Nanc along with the other Jeff, Denice and the nephews for a week at Lake Havasu. Now, if you’ve never been to Lake Havasu in late July, you are missing out. There is just nothing like those 120 degree temperatures to clear out the sweat glands. Course, Tyler’s football schedule dictated the date, so I shouldn’t complain. On a positive note, the lake water was warm enough for even ME!
So here’s our sweet ride:
We used it to do a lot of this:
You can see, Tyler likes tubing alot…
It’s important to use hand signals to communicate to the driver. Here Daniel is demonstrating the universal signal for “Wedgie”, or in other words, “Slow down a little, I need to pull out my wedgie.”
Jeff and I are going REALLY fast (just the way I like it!)
Bryce, Grandpa & Aunt Denice at perfect cruising speed.
Daniel seems a little bored…Justin was obviously holding him back.
Tyler and Justin doing water ballet.
We (and when I say “we”, I mean the royal “we” because I didn’t really do any of this) also did some cliff jumping:
Hmmm… I think I can go higher…but, maybe I’ll just think about it…
There he goes…more thinking…
We kicked back:
Of course, there was a fair amount of posing (what vacation is complete without it?)
But, wait until you see this. They say that people who spend a lot of time together start to take on each other’s mannerisms, finish each other’s sentences, and even dress alike…
Who knew there were TWO of these outfits in the world? AND, they were purchased and packed independently!! Anyone else might purchase orange and white flowered shorts and think, “hmmm, now what shirt will I wear with these?” and then conclude that white would be the natural choice. It’s readily available and would make the ensemble, um, shall we say, a little more subdued. No boring white shirt for these guys. They obviously concluded that nothing else would do but a perfectly hued orange. It is true that great minds think alike! They did balk at wearing them on the same day, however. (shwooh!)
We enjoyed the local cuisine…
And had an all around great time!
Thanks for the memories Grandma and Grandpa!