this trip was such a special one. these photos pretty much speak for themselves, we obviously couldn’t get enough time in the pool and incredible outdoors. someone teach me how to be in two places at once, because if i could have a foot in nyc and a foot in that red rock desert for the rest of my life, i would. i think it’s safe to say my kids are on the same page with this one. ;)
this photo is probably my favorite one of all of them because their faces are priceless. and i know what each of these faces means because i tend to know their faces so well, so maybe that is why it’s an extra special photo.
conrad kept doing whatever i was doing in the water, so we did some twinning dance choreography to express our “don’t splash” moves to eleanor who loves to splash at us. i don’t know why he thought this was so funny, but we all were cracking up by the end of it because of his giggle.
felt only right to go to swig as frequently as i possibly could while on this trip. their cookies are my favorite. the chocolate chip especially. i need to learn how to chill a cookie so it’s so cold and hard but still really chewy and soft at the same time?! whatever they do to it, someone tell me! i need to know. already going through withdrawals.
these kids were so excited to play tennis with their grandparents and papa and show them all their new tricks and moves they learned during the week of tennis camp this summer.
and conrad, who didn’t participate in tennis camp this summer, also showed off his mad tennis skills which mostly consist of picking up the balls and running them to the net full force to throw it to the other side. you can’t do this unless you are holding a tennis racket with one hand though, apparently. it also helps to yell as loudly as you can as you run toward the net. i love this kid so much. he makes me laugh all day long and it’s truly a talent. ;)
also, tennis on tip toes? another talent. for sure.
this view, these colors. i’m still not over them.
this photo is from our first night in st. george. the kids were all ready for bed but just couldn’t leave granddad alone! look at conrad’s face! they were up so late that night because they were very happy to be with their grandparents and pretended they knew nothing about bedtime routines.
i see a SHARK!!!!
and now, back to the city grind! miss that sunshine and all that red rock already but excited to experience autumn in the city. while walking the kids to school this morning, new york finally felt like fall and i think i needed that feeling after such a great week in the desert to help pull me back and get me stoked for what is ahead. we’re going to need to go pick some apples and pull out all the sweaters this weekend to make it official.
until next time, utah! we’re ready for you, october!