4th of July Canoe Ride

Recently Match got a great deal on a used canoe off Craigslist. She’s a big, stable and red canoe, so Piglet named her Apple, and Match added bottom, so she’s The Applebottom. I think it’s fitting!

We took it out for her maiden voyage (at least to us) on the 4th of July. We weren’t sure if Piglet would like it, and we were convinced he would somehow tip us over, but he did great! He absolutely loved it.

We had such a great family day together, floating along the river. We can’t wait to take it out again soon, preferably somewhere with cleaner water so we can get out and swim!


Weekend of BBQs


Lisa:: (reading) Come to Homer’s BBBQ – The extra B is for BYOBB.
Bart: What’s THAT extra B for?
Homer: That’s a typo.
The Simpsons


Last weekend our camping trip was canceled because DC was busy with graduation plans. It was all for the best since Memorial Weekend was sure to be way too crowded at the lake. Match and I made the best of his rare full weekend off, and spent the weekend outdoors bbqing and hanging with friends. I got a great tan, and we both enjoyed each other’s company. Continue reading Weekend of BBQs