Friday, August 29, 2014

Wildcat Mountain

We had a chance to explore a new part of Wisconsin for us. We went camping/canoeing at Wildcat Mount State Park.

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Friday, August 22, 2014

End of a Season

Today the three of us went to the pool for the last time for this season. The Mount Horeb Aquatic Center closes tomorrow until next spring. Summer is coming to an end.

Ever since she passed the test that allows kids under eight to play in the deep end of the pool that's where she spends most of her time. The diving board is her favorite things to play on. The waterslide, and the shallow end no longer seem to have much appeal for her. Today was the last day of this season that we'll be going to the pool. It will close tomorrow until next spring. In ten days school will begin, and summer vacation will come to an end. As usual Teri & I have mixed feelings. On one hand it'll be nice to have her back in school, on the other it's one more season of fun times coming to an end. This was an especially busy summer with Freja attending a number of activities. Swim team practice three mornings a week, tennis lesson sandwiched in between, both followed by swimming classes, and our days ending with her martial art training. She's growing into a very active, self confident, and intrepid child. We're so proud of her.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Young Eagle

While canoeing at Governor Dodge State Park we spotted a juvenile Bald Eagle. It let us drift pretty close, and didn't seem too disturbed by us.

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Summer Fun

The kid knows how to have fun. Summer's going by way too quickly.

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