Thursday, August 10, 2006

What we did on our summer vacation

Drove up north; arrived about 6:30; had a yummy supper; played (why are legos always more fun at Grandma's house?)

Went to the Iron County Fair; saw lots of animals and fair entries; visited the "petting zoo"; M. and T. rode on "Berry Go Round"; watched the greased pig competition; ate greasy fair food; out to eat at grandma's friend's restaurant

Went to visit one of Grandma's friends, who has a huge farm; saw horses (including a less-than-one-month-old foal), a baby calf, two pigs, a bunch of chickens, three dogs, and a handful of cats; rearranged Grandma's living room, but didn't have success in putting together a new entertainment center (Kmart sucks), so Grandma's TV is now on an end table...

Uncle S. had one of his first days off in months (he's a firefighter and the weather's been so dry that he's on fire watch nonstop) and he spent it with us! S. and G. played golf; we all went to Saxon Harbor on Lake Superior and swam (warmest it's been in years!) and had lunch; G., S., C., and T. took the chair lift and elevator to the top of Copper Peak Sky Flying Hill (that's Canada behind Uncle S. and T.)

Headed home about 9:00 am; stopped at Bay Beach;

got home and crashed!


amy said...

wow! what a busy fun time. I really want to know what a greased pig contest is, though.

sewingsuzee said...

Fun, fun, fun!

Thanks for sharing all those great photos!

Stefaneener said...

I love T's hair! Love it! when did they get to be so big? And M looks JUST like you guys, really. It's kind of weird. I bet you all crashed.

Did you knit on the drive?

Dar said...

Looks like a great vacation!

I got so sick on one of those Berry Go Rounds once... I just can't do spinning rides anymore.

Abby said...

Looks like a fun vacation! It's nice to see you, too. I'm still shocked every time I see a pic of T - his hair is awesome. I wish we could get M and Kate together sometime.

Anonymous said...

isn't a greased pig contest where they grese up a pig. then people chase it?