Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Memorial Day Weekend

Hi! Hope everyone had a decent Memorial Day.
Ours was pretty nice, although slightly weird, given the COVID  quarantine.

On Saturday I went for my usual bike ride.  The city has closed down some streets in and around downtown to try to encourage people to exercise on city streets instead of congregating in the parks.  It was fun to ride down through the neighborhoods with little or no traffic on those streets.

the Healthy Streets initiative
The kids spent the night with Grandma and Papa on Friday night.  I picked them up Saturday morning.

Raylan ponders the next addition to his Lincoln
Log cabin
Later on Saturday we played in our inflatable pool in the yard.

On Sunday we went for walks and bug hunts.

Our brave bug hunters in front on Mandy's house
Later on Sunday we had some pretty big storms, and even had some hail!

Raylan shows off some of the hailstones that he collected
On Monday, Memorial Day, we went to Grandma and Papa's house for some fajitas.  We had a nice time hanging out with them.

The kids and Amy try to spot some frogs that are croaking
in Grandma and Papa's little pond

Raylan negotiates with Papa to get a brownie by eating some
watermelon first

That was pretty much our weekend.  By necessity, it was low key, but it was pretty nice.  We miss having Ryan and Jamie and Susan around for our get togethers.  Feels weird.  But it was a nice time!  Thanks to Mom and Dad for having us!
Have a good week!

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