Headin’ to the Beach

  Out of the 2 weeks spent in Florida, we only managed to make it to the beach 3 times, even though its only 10 minutes away.  Gotta love life with young kiddos! :)

   This was Avery’s first time to be old enough to remember the beach.  Last time we went to Florida, she was this age…..Where has the time gone?!

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  Papa and Drea loaded us all up one evening to go to the Jetty to see if we could spot some dolphins.

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  We did eventually spot some, but not as close as they sometimes come, Papa said.

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Paxton sure seemed intent on staring at the water, I was amazed at his interest.  136

137Oh wait, he’s dozed off again. Poor tired kiddo!

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Once he woke up, he loved to look at the water, even copying the big kids by pointing at the dolphins….

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We decided to go wade a bit before heading home for bed.  The beaches here are just littered with shells, I couldn’t get over it!

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Paxton’s first time at the beach….

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Yup, not feelin’ it!

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Beach Attempt 2 took 1 1/2 hours to get out the door, 6 adults with very full arms, trudging through the sand….only to stay 30 minutes before the rain clouds rolled in.  Nice.

Beach attempt 3 was a roaring success, with us making it there mid-morning and staying late into the afternoon! Woo hoo!

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Our “Camp” for the day

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It was a PERFECT day! (Despite the fact that all the Kansans got burnt, even with sunscreen!)

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Can we go back now? Pul-eeeeeeease!?!?!?!

More to come Monday….

~T