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A Monday

I needed to a see a picture like this of Joash today. We started off with a rather rough morning. I was thankful I had a meeting and Joash was already going to visit Oma and Opa. We both needed a break from each other I think. When we came back home, it went better, but he has a cough, which didn't help him to nap well. So, we went to the beach. And that made everything better.

Happy Canada Day a day late. We did have a crazy weekend which probably contributed to the crabbiness. Saturday was the church picnic. So much fun and such wonderful weather! We went to the beach afterwards and there was a nice little pool of water caught by a sand bar that Joash and all of his little friends just loved playing in. He splashed and put things in his bucket and just had a great time in general. He was pretty wiped by the end of it. Sunday was a nice day as well, though we decided not to go to the fireworks. And today was beautiful weather as well. You know the heat wave that is hitting everywhere, but especially the east coast? Well, this is one of the best parts of living on an Island. We too are getting that heat wave, but the ocean that surrounds us moderates the temperature to a lovely high 70's/low 80's. No complaining here! We love summer.

And we are hoping for a fun and happy Tuesday. I am thankful that each day is a chance to start new.


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