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Dallas, "Camping", and New Carpet!

It seems that Preston and I have had a VERY busy month.

Preston spent about a week in Dallas visiting family and enjoying the heat - ha! He got to spend some quality time with his grandmother, aunt/uncle, and cousisns. I am very sad that I missed the trip but there is something about delivering a baby on an airplane that is really not very appealing to me.
 Holden and Molly
 Can you tell if they're related??
 So I hear, when the sun comes out (haven't seen much of it in Seattle this summer - in fact, is it even summer?!), you get to see some amazing sunsets
Cousins Micah, Hope, Mary, and Mia. 
Dad and Cousin Anna

Aunt Vicky, Uncle Jim, Grandmother Graham, Preston

Preston and Grandmother Graham.  Only 96 years young!! 

This year, for our annual girls camping trip - I was able to talk the ladies (although, I have to say, it didn't take much convincing) into renting a cabin. We spent a few days up at Lake Kachess and although the weather didn't fully cooperate - none of us were really complaining. We spent four days laying next to the lake, playing games, and laughing! Not sure if we are ever going to really go back to real camping after our experience this year.
In an effort to make ourselves feel better about "camping" - we decided to call this our wooden tent - and it was fabulous!
We treated ourselves to a night of fondue to celebrate Beth's upcoming wedding - camping has never tasted better!

After the camping trip - I got to come home to a house with all new carpet! What a difference a little carpet pad makes - Pres was a major trooper as he had to do everything (moving the small things, trapping the cats) without me.....and I didn't hear one complaint! Best husband ever!

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