Sunday, May 13, 2007

Back to real life

We went on vacation May 4 to Litchfield, SC with the Barker Family. (South Myrtle Beach) Everyone was able to go except Joe's younger sister. We rented a beautiful 2400 sq. ft. condo. It was not beach front, but we had a pool right out our back door. And since the winds were 25-30 mph almost every day, we used the pool more than the beach. The condo was very spacious and no one felt cluttered. It was great! We found it on Vacation Rentals By Owner. Its a nationwide sight and we've used it a couple times now. Both experiences have been great!
Jonas absolutely loves the water. He's a little fish. It was so fun watching him and hearing his excitement. He first reaction to the sand was negative but he warmed up to it a little. He had fun sitting with Aunt Kim in the shallow ocean waters. The longer he was there the more he enjoyed it. He has sunglasses that wrap around his head and velcro. Once he understood that they helped with the sun, he had no problem keeping them on. Once the sun went down he knew to take them off. He was a great traveler and always went with the flow. We couldn't ask for a better baby! Our first night home, he slept 14 hours!! We had to wake him up to make sure he was ok. He normally sleeps 12 but has never pulled a 14 hour night. He must have really missed his crib!
Well we are back to real life again. Joe spent the last couple days sprucing up our yard and making it look beautiful. Everything is so green and the bushes are now trimmed. My day-lillies started opening today. They are some of my favorite flowers. I need to take pictures of the front yard!
Here are some pictures from our trip. I didn't take that many. I'll try to post video clips later.
AHHH! I can not get my slide show to post. Has anyone else been having problems with


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Hey you,
Glad that you had a nice vacation with your family. I would imagine that it is nice to be home. Thanks for the nice comment on my blog.
I haven't tried using the in awhile so I obviously haven't had trouble. I can't wait to see pics of your little guy enjoying the beach with his cool sunglasses on:). BTW - Happy first Mother's Day to you (with Jonas on the outside) :).

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