On Memorial Day

We spent an absolutely perfect holiday with my pseudo-sister, Julianna, and her wonderful family. It was a day of relaxing, talking, and eating tons of good food. Danny barbequed some hot dogs and burgers, which we ate on pretzel buns– a first for me, but not the last. The food spread was so great we spent most of our time gathered around the counter munching away. I did not deny one request my kids made for food and, surprisingly, they never got a belly ache. They even had room for ice cream and s’mores later that evening.

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But the highlight of the day was the homemade water slide that we rigged together using their brand new, amazing play structure. We may be saving our pretty pennies for a purchase like this soon. The kids could not get enough. It was great entertainment watching them slide down the tube and hit the tarp with a thump and a skid. No injuries made the activity even better.

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Good memories were created this day, I can tell you. Just as Memorial Day should be.

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One thought on “On Memorial Day”

  1. it brought tears to my eyes just remembering the simple, perfect fun we enjoyed together. thanks for being my sister.

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