05
Jul
09

And the Bride Wore Red

(Not really, but the title was catchy.)

Here are some pictures of our Independence Day celebration.  It went off mostly without a hitch.  Of course, there was the approximately 30 minutes of rising panic that I felt when I could not find Gannon in the small crowd.  He’d gone with his dad to the bank and did not tell me.  I was glad to see him when they showed up.  And that is all I will say about that.

The other hitch was that I sat on a concrete wall that turned out to be the home of a nasty colony of ants.  They got a bit bristly when my hinder parts disturbed their entryway.  I can’t blame them, really.  I do wish though that they had not defended their territory with so much biting vigor.

I didn’t get pictures of that, though.  Sorry.

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We were treated to a fly-by of two planes.  I can’t tell you what kind they were.  Loud and fast ones.

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Brian sprouted antennae at some point during the day.

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Note Acadia’s socks.  She sees no need to match them.  Neither do I.

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Random interesting guy, above.

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We ran into a few similarly-dressed friends along the way.  We made them feed us dinner.

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That thing on her cheek was a mermaid.

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2 Responses to “And the Bride Wore Red”


  1. July 5, 2009 at 4:10 pm

    Sawyer’s socks match yours.
    Your 4th looked way better than ours. We were missing horses and marching bands.

  2. 2 Lisa
    July 9, 2009 at 10:28 pm

    Love the pics….I can’t get over how Acadia has grown…such a lovely little girl. I can’t wait until I can wear pigtails on Lauren!


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