summer

Summer so far

There’s been kayaking.

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Lantern Fest

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I would like to say this is the most hipster picture I have ever taken and I absolutely love it.

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Lantern Fest is magical, I highly recommend if you have the opportunity to go. I ended up trying for pictures from my big camera and the camera phone and these two were the best to turn out.

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(Little did I know that these would be the last pictures I took with my camera phone as the next morning the phone died.)

This is looking to be a full summer, and May has been a calm before the storm. Here’s to a storm full of adventures and patience for when adventures go awry.

Movies! Catching up!

This post needs to start with the puppy.

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Drool monsters are not amused at busy schedules that don’t leave as much time for them.

Back to the catching up. In the last few months I had the opportunity to write a few movie reviews for 412teens/GQkidz. Which basically translates into I had a legitimate excuse to go out and see the movies I wanted to see as soon as they came out. Here are my reviews:

Maleficent

How to Train Your Dragon 2

The Fault in Our Stars

I’m writing this post on Saturday, and I have plans to see Guardians of the Galaxy Sunday, and I am very curious as to what I’ll think as I’ve heard mixed reviews.

To go back to my blogging roots, I’m going to give a nutshell of this summer in pictures. Going to make this long and just be done with the catching up.

First and foremost was the wedding.

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I was honored to the maid of honor in my friend’s wedding. See those flowers? The bride made all of them. And many, many of the decorations.

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I am so blessed for Rose’s friendship, she has been one of the greatest blessings of the last five years.

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Shortly before the wedding, I went over to see my dear old friend who recently moved only 5 hours away! That is the closest we have lived to each other in 10 years. I was too busy talking to take more than like three pictures.

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And then there was a mad dash, last minute trip to CA, in which I was only there for about 24 hours before driving back up north. Just enough time for a quick Coffee Bean.

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And a visit to the potato museum as we drove back north. Because, why not?

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Going to bookstores with the little cousins. (Who will all be taller then me by next year, I just know. Except the new one! Because he’s only a couple months old.)

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Glacier Park with Laura! Who was out to visit for almost a whole week!!

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We drove the Going to the Sun Road. It was amazing, spectacular.

As summer winds down, I’m sure there will be some more little adventures. But even if not, I will call summer 2014 a success.