Monday, August 4, 2008
Yesterday was one of those hot, humid late summer days that seem to go on forever.
Despite the uncomfortable conditions, we played outside a lot. Rye's highlight: the slip 'n' slide.
Even Mommy went down a few times.
Rye and Daddy also tricked out the old swing set with new swings and rock climbing wall handles on the stairs up to the slide. It's amazing how a little bit of time and money really makes something old and worn out much better. That lesson probably applies to other areas of life, too.
I pulled LOTS of weeds. So many that when I closed my eyes that night, I saw weeds. Not exactly the picture I want in my head! I learned, though, that when you pay attention to something, it starts to matter more. This is the case with our yard. With the time spent in it this weekend, I sort of like it more. If that makes any sense.
Here is some of the slip 'n' slide fun: