Sun, Sand, Sea Gulls, and Sunburns…

We spent the day today at the beach: 8 children, 2 moms, and ONE dad…we were quite a sight! And I heard some funny comments from passersby. {I’ll leave the exact comments up to your imagination.}

The requests were high:

From Ben – “I want to see dolphins.”

From Cora – “I want to find nice shells.”

From Anna – “I want a starfish I can take home to Iowa.”

From me – “I want a gentle beach where I don’t have to worry about my kids…”

Luckily…we have great friends. They delivered on all counts that mattered. Sadly, Anna was unable to find a starfish to take home to Iowa, but she had so much fun doing other things, she forgot. Please don’t remind her. 😉 Here are a few of my favorite shots from the day:


My 2 redheaded babies.


Redheaded friends.


Cookie snatching sea-gulls


A sea-gull


My spica girl


Daddy and his baby


Three friends examining a shell


Babies having a conversation


Last, but not least, a real, live dolphin!!

Now, as long as we have enough aloe vera to get us through the night…we’ll be good.

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Comments

  1. Welcome to Florida, glad you're having fun. If you need sunburn relief, gently rub some good ole white vinegar over the burn. You'll smell like a potato chip, but definately feel less crispy.

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