Friday, July 15, 2011

Mid Summer Happenings

We spent a week on the vineyard.  Martha's Vineyard has always been one of my favorite places in the world.  But then everyone discovered it....and crowds are not my thing!  This year we went a month earlier than usual because of college and high school schedules and you know what...It was quiet, again.  No crowds.  So the kids walked to the beach, swam, surfed, went fishing, slept late, ate ice cream, watched bi-planes and gliders take off and land, played games, rode the carousel, got tattoos,  went to Vineyard Sound, got chocolate from Chilmark Chocolates, met up with summer friends, and planned for next summer when our new little guy would be home.  What a gift it was to withdrawal from the chaos and enjoy the fact that we have seen his face and that CHI was working so hard so that we could then get to the next step of the process.  Feel so blessed.






8 comments:

Jennifer said...

Sounds like a perfect getaway and at just the right time. And, I LOVE Bella's hair!!!

Bonnie Nieuwstraten said...

I have always wanted to go to the Vineyard! Looks awesome! And tatoos?? Real ones? I remember that glow of "knowing" who our child was. It does bring a great peace.

Jen said...

Bonnie....NO..to the real tattoos. The kids get painted on ones that last several days :)

emily said...

Loved that you are so cool and let your kids get tats! :)

Rebecca said...

Fun vacation!

Stacy said...

Hi Jen, please eamil me. I am sure between all of us that we got some pics of your son. there aren't very many children there. I would be happy to tell you anything I know. a_reeves85@hotmail.com

Tricia said...

I have amazing memories of summers in Cape Cod as a child. Your pics make me feel very nostalgic!! So thrilled about your little guy...

Becky G said...

Hi! I probably have pictures of your son!!! Can I email them to you sometime? I'm reallly new at this blog thing and I don't know how to post mine without the world seeing it. I also don't know how to check if you message me back. I am that akward on this thing. Maybe you could comment on my blog again?
Becky G.