Today the kids arrive for our yearly summer adventure. Well, they are not kids anymore, they’re teens. We’ve been going on some sort of summer adventure since they were little, whether we lived near them or not.
Here’s a look back at the trips of summers past:
2012 – Kids came to NY then we went to Florida from here. Rented a car and a house in Celebration. Went to WDW, Universal Studios, Downtown Disney, Gator Land, boys went fishing, girls went to Animal Kingdom and Cirque du Soleil La Nouba.
Medieval Time at Kissimmee – August 2012
2011 – Kids came with Brett’s nephew, Shae and sister, Rhonda. NYC time! Brooke returned home with Auntie and Shae. Bray stayed a few days longer- we took him to Boston for a couple of days, then he and hubs flew to Calgary for fly fishing on the Bow.
At Rockefeller – July 2011
2010 – Mountain time at sister in law’s in Canmore. Good times with Granny, Auntie, Shae and the four of us. Not to mention, 97 year old Grandma! Activities included time in Banff and Canmore, Sulphur Mountain climb, white water rafting, zip-lining, wall climbing, boys went fishing on the Bow, drive to Lake Louise.
Rafting on the Kananaskis – 2010. Note: Granny and Grandma are not in the picture!
2009 – Kids came to NYC. Lots of sight seeing and a trip out to Montauk.
Brooklyn Bridge – July 2009
2008 – Brett and I went back to get the kids and took them to Vancouver. Rented a condo in Yaletown. Went to Granville Island, Stanley Park, Vancouver Aquarium, took a trolley tour, boys went fishing. Bray came back to NY with us. We also took the train down to DC and toured Gettysburg.
Serious business at the White House – 2008
2007 – Our first full summer after moving away. Alberta/Saskatchewan road trip. Fishing trip at Lake Mirond in an old fishing cabin with Rhonda, Shae, and Grandpa. No Brooke on this trip.
Gettin the fish fry ready! July 2007
2006 and summer prior not as fresh in my head.
This year: London! (Insert British accent) We’re going to see the Royal baby, Prince George. Will let you know if we see him!