Friday, July 15, 2011

Water, Heat and Dallas (otherwise known as “Uncle Matt is the best thing since sliced bread”)

friendly warning: there are a lot of pictures in here…lots of fun=lots of pictures :)

We were recently blessed to spend several weeks in Texas catching up with family and friends, melting in the heat we have become so unaccustomed to and eating enough Bahama Buck’s snowcones to replace a glacier.  Part of our time in Texas was spent in Dallas with my family. We were invited to stay with my brother (Uncle Matt) and his wife Angie in their beautiful new house. (We may have been a tornado they won’t soon reinvite!) As background information, Uncle Matt is already deemed the bee’s knees, the ultimate in fun who can act like a bigger kid than my own kids. He has a large pool with a diving board in his backyard and we spent 97% of our visit in the pool I think…we almost had to since you could have fried an egg on the pavement. We have definitely become acclimated to North Dakota temperatures but even a Texan had to admit it was “warm”. On our drive between Dallas and Amarillo we passed through Childress, TX where it was a “warm” 117 degrees!

Here are a handful of snapshots of the boys soaking up the sun (and sneaking in a nap on the water).



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And here is my brother Matt teaching the boys a new trick…and the boys trying their hand at it.

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More fun from our trip to share soon…


and hey Matt and Angie- Thanks so much guys for your hospitality. We had an AWESOME time. Come see us in North Dakota!


Mark said...

Love the stop-action photos . . . now if I can just figure out how to get them to come up in the right order on my screen-saver lol.
- Dad -

Tina said...

I agree with Dad the stop action photos were AwEsOme!!!!

Tina said...

And it looks like you had a blast.