Monday, October 4, 2010

The Beach

I have been trying to decide how to post our pictures from our recent trip: according to date, location, activity, etc.  I'm still not sure that I have it figured out, but I thought that I'd start with some beach pictures. 

One of our favorite things about going away for the Feast of Tabernacles is all of the good quality time that we spend together as a family.  Although we do go away for religious purposes, we also use this time for fun since this is the only vacation time that Andrew has.  Some years both of our families go to the same place, some years they go to different locations.  This year, the majority of us ended up in Ormond Beach, FL.  I love it when both families go to the same place because Andrew and I both have the opportunity to spend time with each of our families and since they get along as well, many times we do big group activities.

So, we started our trip on Wednesday afternoon, staying in a rental house with Andrew's family.  Their house was across the street from the beach.  In years past, the girls have been content to play in the sand, usually wanting very little to do with the water, which has always been fine with me.  Of course this year, both girls decided that the water was the place to be, which made me nervous!  There were a couple of storms at sea which made the waves big and rough.  Andy and his brothers loved this and they had a great time swimming in the ocean.  I did not love all of the waves since this is where the girls wanted to be.  The last day that we were in Ormond Beach, the guys talked me into going out in the ocean with them, and yes, I will admit, it was a lot of fun!
 Because of the storms, we also saw many, many jelly fish washed up on the shore (another reason I was nervous for my kids to be in the water!).

1 comment:

Ruth Chowdhury said...

I've missed you! Welcome back! ;)