Summer, Summer, Summer time!

We are getting closer to the end of summer and I don’t think any of us want it to be over! We are having a blast. Here are our July highlights:

  • 4th of July weekend, we went to our friend’s lake house. They have all the fun lake toys: boat, tube, kayak, stand up paddle board…the kids were entertained (and so were the parents). We got to watch fireworks from the boat in the middle of the lake. Wendy and I did early morning walks. It was a perfect get-a-way.
  • On the 4th of July, Ben had his debut show of synchronized swimming. He rocked it! He had a solo to the Lion King’s “I just can’t wait to be King”, duet to “Anything you can do, I can do better”, and a group dance to “Cuban Pete”. The team welcomed him with open arms and Ben had the time of his life! At the end of the season, he ended up getting first in all of the above for his age division against the other country clubs.
  • The boys finished up their swim team season. They had so much fun. I loved having something to do everyday at the start of summer, now I am looking forward to more down time and hanging at home.
  • Josie and Will wrapped up golf lessons. They both got 2nd place in their age division in the final competition.
  • I rode my bike across Iowa, well part of Iowa. RAGBRAI was fantastic.
  • Billy got in as much golf as he could.
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