The first week my nephew, Trey (who is Colt's age), and his wife, Shauna, came. Of course Luke enjoyed all the attention and Joy had swimming companions while Colt was at work. Colt and Trey have always been very close, so the four of them - Colt & Amber and Trey & Shauna - had a good time hanging out. (I just realized I didn't get any pictures of them while they were here).
Then the following week, Kemper and Laci (that's Trey's brother and sister) came to visit. These three belong to my brother, Richie, and sister-in-law, Missy. Joy and Luke had a great time with them. Not surprisingly, they spent alot of time in the pool. Kemper also enjoyed a fishing trip with my dad.
|These four are very close and see each each fairly often.|
|Joy & Kemper|
|Even kids need to relax....|
|The girls.......Joy & Laci|
And this past week, we had two cousins that visited our home for the first time. We usually only see them at family reunions or other family gatherings.
This is Ms. Emmalee from Delaware. She is soon to be 9.
It's really funny. We've come full circle because Emmalee's mom and I used to have summer visits too. I remember riding her mom on the handle bars of my bike (and having a little wreck over a speed bump), as well as sleep overs.
And this is Ms. Jessica. She just turned 11. Jessica is from Alabama.
We see Jessica more often. She was probably getting impatient with me because I kept calling her Carrie. (That's her mom's name...she looks just like her). It's so strange that these kids should be this old. And by the way, how old does that make me? :)
Again, they had a blast in the pool!
|How many girls can you fit on one small tube....3 for about 3 seconds!|
Now the cousins have all gone home and they will be missed BUT they don't have to wait very long to see each other again. Next weekend is the family reunion and they will all be together again. And this time they'll be wading and swimming in the creek!
Ah....the joy of cousins in the summer!
And why can't I get a suntan like this?