Saturday, August 02, 2014


IMG_0013I think that it was actually the first day that we split into two teams: Nana, Courtney, Carter, Jonah and Elliot vs Papa, Truman, Izzy and Clark.  We had to make rafts. Of course, our team deserved to win because the kids did all their own design and work. Let’s just say that Papa had extraordinary influence over the member of his team and he can be viewed making their oars for them in one of the pictures!IMG_0014


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Nevertheless, it was all great fun! Today we actually spent a lot of time just playing at the lake.


Thursday, July 31, 2014

the trading posts at legoland


As Elliot pointed out, it was definitely a stretch for the theme, however, we went to the Trading Posts at Legoland and traded our mini-figures.

by Elliot:

The main part we went there was because Nana bought us each a mini figure to trade. Just about all the employees have another mini fig. On their shirt so we could go on rides and then trade if we had one. I traded 7 times witch was the most, and i ended up with a sheriff with a hat, gun and tiny legs.DSC09939

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shoes and arrowheads

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Moccasins were an essential for all Indians at the Birdhouse and we stitched our own!

Later an arrowhead collector came to the house to share his collection and his knowledge about the Indians that lived in our part of Florida.

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The kids each got to choose their own arrowhead to keep!DSC09907

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

birdhouse reservation


Let grandkid camp begin! This year’s theme was Birdhouse Reservation. First we read Knots on a Counting Rope.

Then all of us got Seminole Shirts and we painted them and our headbands with our Indian names. DSC09917

Courtney was Running WindIMG_0752

Carter was Lightning Strength

Truman was Black Shadow

Jonah was White Hair

Elliot was Brain Teaser

Izzy was Happiness Feather

Papa was Great Chief

and I was Lake Princess


minature golfing

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