Friday, August 25, 2017

Summer Break: Week 10

This was the last full week of summer break.  So bittersweet.  I look forward to not having to worry about sitters (except for early dismissal Fridays but that will be easy, especially once my work location moves) and just being on a normal schedule, but I dread the craziness and having to make lunches every night (although they can totally help now).

I took Monday off and took the girls to the neighbor's eclipse viewing party.

Reflection through the trees

All the kids with their glasses on

After that I took them out to lunch at Subway and then we went shopping for school supplies.  When we got home they sorted them into their individual piles.


Olivia's and a few things for both classes, like tissue

Tuesday through Thursday we had a back up babysitter, because our summer nanny is back at college (and Paul was off the last two weeks so we didn't need one until Tuesday).

Today (Friday) was our sort-of annual Nelson Family Day of Fun.  Paul and I both had the day off so we went to Seattle to finally ride Wings over Washington, which is like Soarin' over California at Disney's California Adventure, but all Washington scenery, obviously.

We also checked out the infamous "Gum Wall", which, surprisingly, I had never been to in all of my years living in the Seattle area and hanging out in areas nearby.


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