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Out and About Again! July 25, 2022

Filed under: Coronavirus Chronicles,Family Time,Homeschool Adventures — Amy Scott @ 1:31 pm

The first half of July was fairly quiet for our family as Jeremy and I recovered from COVID. I’m so thankful to have that experience behind us. We have rejoined the world again!!! It’s been so nice to get out and about after being home for two weeks. Originally, I thought I would want to do a big outing on the first day I no longer had to take precautions after COVID. It turns out my desire for activity didn’t quite match my energy level, though. Instead of a big adventure, we spent our first weekend of freedom with family. It was a good way to ease back into socializing. We had dinner with Jeremy’s parents one night and dinner with my family the next. We are glad we don’t have to distance ourselves from them anymore.

This last week finally felt like what a normal summer week should be! We visited friends on Monday to meet their baby goats. We spent multiple afternoons in the pool and had two different sets of friends over to swim. We had a lake day with our homeschool co-op friends. To cap off the week, we did family photos with my dad’s entire extended family. After such a quiet start to July, I’ve deeply appreciated the time with friends and family. It was also fun to host pool playdates again. The weather has finally warmed enough that the kids can stay in the pool for more than a few minutes without chattering teeth.

The adventures of this last week have me all excited and hopeful for the latter half of our summer. I won’t lie. I’ve been disappointed with the first half. Between poor weather and illness, we haven’t had the summer of adventures I had hoped for. But I’m optimistic that it’s right around the corner. This week was a good kick-off to what I hope continues to be a summer full of fun! 🙏🤞

Owen loved meeting the baby goats. He loves animals!
Graham didn’t want to hold a goat, but he was brave enough to pet one.
Love this shot of all four baby goats playing on a wood pile.
Summer vibes in the pool!
Love when they can play and I can read. Win-win!
BBQ at the lake with our homeschool co-op
Jeremy was a saint and spent hours in this inflatable boat with our boys and their friends!
Jeremy snapped this unofficial shot of the boys with GG at family photos. We love our GG so much! It was such a special opportunity to capture these moments together.
The photographer sent us this sneak peek! He was a brave man for taking on this many families in one photoshoot.
 

2 Responses to “Out and About Again!”

  1. Those baby goat photos are so cute!


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