Saturday, June 23, 2012

Lunch on Mackinaw Island

Last Wednesday, Mike & I and my parents flew to Mackinaw Island for lunch.  My dad just got a different plane and I missed out on our annual father/daughter flight on Memorial Day.  It was a fun, the flight was pretty smooth and it only took about 1 1/2 hours to get to the island.    After we to the island we walked about 1.5 miles from the airport to the main town area.  Then we had lunch and walked around and shopped...can't go to the island and not get some fudge.  Then it was time to head back home.  Unfortunately the flight took almost twice as long on the way back home and the boys missed out on part of their sport camps that night. 

Thanks Dad for a great time!!!

Monday, June 18, 2012

Happy Father's Day

Friday, June 15, 2012

Jumping Around

Every night for the past week the boys have been asking for Mike or I to jump on the trampoline with them.  Finally I gave in and jumped with them but not before Mike found some water balloons and surprise attack them.  Good times!!!!

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Popsicles in the Park

June 6 was Connor's last day of kindergarten.  The class celebrated the last day with a trip to a local park. They did a scavengar hunt, toss water balloons, eat popsicles and played on the playground.  It was a fun day for Connor and his classmates...a sad day for me (my baby's growing up). 

Connor checking off things on his scavenger hunt.

 Mrs. Moore and Mrs. Boomsma showing to kids how to do the water balloon toss.

 Connor with some of his besties!!!
 the boys
the girls

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Diemer Run

Today was a fun day!!!!  A day my girlfriends and I have been anticipating for a while now.  The day where we did something new together...very new for some of us.  We ran a 5K together.  I am so proud of these girls for this huge accomplishment that they achieved, because it's no small thing. 

love these girls!!!!  we got this pic before the race...before the sweat and red faces.

the beginning of the race
almost finished!!!

I finished with a time of 30:45.  I was able to shave 4 seconds off my time from the Calvin Classic I did in April.  YAY!!!!

After the 5k we stayed around for the parade and then the boys all ran as well.  The three older ones did the Auto Masters Mile Run and Connor did the 1/8 mile Jr Jog.  I love seeing the boys run and seeing which ones are competive and which aren't. 

Lucas and Brendan just finishing the first quarter mile.
Luc just finishing a 1/2 mile and looks like he is just floating across the track.

Brendan finishing 3/4 of mile and determined not to walk.

Austin is kicking it back into gear when I shouted his name.

Brendan finished with a strong 7:52 mile.  Great job b!!!!
Lucas finished his mile at 9:23.  Great Job Luc!!!
and Austin bringing in the rear with 9:45.  Great Job Austin!!!!

Finally it was time for the most competive of my children....Connor.  He was determined that he needed to get first after waiting for the younger age division to race it was finally he turn

and off he went leading the pack
Connor and one other little boy fought for first place...Connor got second and inform me next year he would need faster shoes so he could get first. :)
So proud of you buddy!!!
Me and some of my favorite running buddies.  They already asked when we are running again.