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A Visit with Grandpa and Grandma

 My parents were here for a visit last week. We had a great time with them and were really glad since they brought the summer weather with them.

We picked Joash up from school so my parents could see it and then went out for lunch to celebrate Joash's first year at school.

Gideon was baptized on Sunday. I am so thankful that my parents were here for that.

Gideon was not a fan of picture time.
 We did lots of things around the house.

 Since we finally had nice weather, the first cut of silage needed to be done. My dad was recruited to help and I don't think he minded one bit.
 We also visited Kings Castle Park near Murray River. It was great park and one that we plan to return to. They had a nice beach area on the river.
 And some great play structures, both new and old. And a little trail with different storybook character statues on it.
 We had a such a great time. But Mataya learned that a week of fun with Grandpa and Grandma is tiring. This is how I found her yesterday at about 5 pm.
We loved having my parents here and look forward to the next time we can see them.


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