Tuesday, August 27, 2013


It is still August and in some parts of the country kids are continuing to enjoy the last few days of summer vacation, so I think it is somewhat excusable that I am just now getting around to posting some of the highlights of the summertime.

After a quick 4th of July in Atlanta (where we were rained on every single day - including before and after the Peachtree Road Race) the kiddos geared up for our Disney Dream adventure.  We spent two days in Orlando before the cruise departed (one day at Hollywood and one day in the Magic Kingdom) and then 3 nights on the Disney Dream cruising to the Bahamas and Disney's extra-special, private island, Castaway Cay. 

I was a totally reluctant cruise-goer.  I protested this cruise for a few years and last December, during a weak moment, I said I would go.  Papa-T called my bluff and 6 months later there I was on the veranda, staring out at the beautiful water, wondering why I ever protested.

Here I am with Jamesy on Castaway Cay - doesn't it even look fake (that's because it basically is):

More to come - there is only so much time in the day. 

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