Monday, September 7, 2009

Summer Reflection

I can't believe the summer is coming to an feels like it just started. Maybe that is because summer didn't start in New England until the last week of July and only lasted a month!!! No I am not bitter :).

This has been a fun and jam packed summer, filled with many "Adventures". I have tried so hard to make it special for Z and I think I succeeded. So it is time to revisit my Summer Adventure List that I created in May and see how I did ;)

So here is our Summer Adventure list :)

Adventures With Z
1. Space Adventure--trip to the Planetarium--Did this one with Daddy!
2. Fish Adventure--trip to the local Fish Ladder--Did this one twice :)
3. "Moo" Adventure--a visit to the local farm--Never made it to the farm :(
4. Wet and Wild Adventure--a visit to a splash park--Z loved this!
5. Periwinkle Adventure--tide pooling--Maybe next year, my big belly kept me from this one.
6. Curious George Adventure--a trip to the zoo--A great day
7. Sun and Sand Adventure--a trip to the lake to build castles and swim--Fun day with Neene
8. Movie Adventure--a trip to see the latest Kidtoon Film--we saw the last one of the season
9. "Play Ball" Adventure--a trip to see our local AA baseball team--this was with the grandparents.

Family Adventures
1. Fantasy Weekend Adventure--a trip to the local children's Amusement Park and a ride on Thomas the Train :)--This was a BLAST!!!
2. Ocean Adventure--a trip to our favorite beach for a picnic--Did this three times :)
3. Fish are Yummy Adventure--a pilgrimage to our favorite spot for clam cakes and CHOWDAH!--Yup :)
4. "Ahoy There Matey" Adventure--a boat trip with a cannon blast--not this year :(
5. Putt Putt Adventure--a game of mini golf--Z got two legit holes in one on this adventure!
6. Quack, Quack Adventure--a trip to the Boston Public Garden to follow the path of Jack, Kack, Lack, Mack, Nack, Ouack, Pack and Quack--not this year :( 7. Oooh, Aahh Adventure--a trip to see Fireworks--this would have been too scary for Z
8. "Fore" Adventure--a trip to the driving range--not yet, still time though.
9. "Farmer Z" Adventure--Z would like his own carrot garden like Curious George--his carrots are growing well :)
10. Lazy Days of Summer Adventure--3 weeks at the lake :)--The BEST!!

Home Improvement Adventures
1. Finally finish Master Bathroom (we are soooo close)--YUP!!!
2. New flooring in our Kitchen and Dining room to fix the damage of our indoor flood--Nope :(
3. Work on our new front landscape--YUP!!!
4. Building our new laundry room in the basement--Not yet
5. Remodel downstairs bath-Number 4 must be done first
6. Get Nursery ready-Almost!!
7. Paint front of house and deck--Nope :(

And as for my Summer License Plate Game....I saw 39 out of 50 states this summer (including two Alaska plates) :) Not too bad considering I never left New England!


Connie Weiss said...

You did a great job on your list!

Mary said...

Hi! Popping over from SITS to visit.

Wow, you have had a very busy and fun summer. And accomplished a few things around the house too. WTG!

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