We were on vacation for 11 days. It was awesome and exhausting. (This is typical of any good vacation.)
What made this special was it was my Grandma(BoBo)’s 85th birthday. We celebrated by flying my Grandpa and her up to my parents place and gathering their progeny together for an old fashioned hootinany. Here’s what we did:
We visited the local Ocean City waterpark. Frontier Town. This place is great, but if you don’t like swarming crowds of people you have to plan to get there when it opens at 10. Here’s Aaliyah, Jack, Henry and I enjoying some rafting.
We celebrated the 4th with some red, white and blue. (Later there was a cookout, some gin and tonic, and several members of the family belting out classic Americana while watching the sun go down. Speaking of which, after the sun went down:
We talked the older folks into holding down the proverbial fort while we hungout fireside. Drinking together without kids was something we havent done since the “Great Cruise of 2004.” Which, by the way, was legend-waitforit-dary.