Monday, September 12, 2011

Multitude Mondays

Our much-looked-forward-to vacation wasn't quite to plan - it rained, pretty much everyday. By Wednesday, Eleanor was throwing up. We were then concerned with a stomach bug making its way through the family while we were 8+ hours from home. And yet we had...
  • a lovely, large vacation home in a beautiful area
  • several evenings of log fires
  • kids who were happy to walk in the rain
  • plenty of premade dinners that made dinnertime easy
  • great audio books like The Penderwicks and The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane to make the journey fun
  • long evening readings of The Hobbit
  • the trip home being more than 2 hours shorter than the trip out - those potty breaks add up!
  • though Ellie was being sick and Dan came down with a fever, no one threw up in the car or a public place (big thanks for that one!)
  • no one else got sick
  • the continued vacation at home has been comfortable and relaxing
And now we are home, refreshed, healthy and ready for activity that daily life brings!

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