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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

To Hot..............

Today we had made plans for a picnic lunch and day at the beach. Off we set around 10am. We got out to the Sleeping Bear at around 11.30 and decided lunch would be first. We stopped at the picnic area and ate. Laura made sandwiches and so did I, we brought fruit and crackers and left it at that. So Laura and Reina were discussing what was in the sandwiches and Reina was arguing..........so Laura said " I made the damn sandwiches I think I know whats in them." Tristen pipes up "Nanny made damn sandwiches too"
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It was nice and breezy in the picnic area and no one else around. Nice................We could see the people at the dune climb, like ants.........must be crazy in that heat. There was a weather warning for extreme heat. The temperature 94 with heat index of 101
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This is where we are going.
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It was like crossing the Sahara. The water was nice, I dont swim and usually that's not a problem. I just wade and look for stones. It was so hot I could feel my skin crisping.......I thought I smelled pork chops.
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Laura found a cold spot
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time for a swim.
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no matter where she was she had two little bodies right there with her, splashing and generally annoying hehe. I went in for a paddle and same thing. Why do kids have to be right on ya?????
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Along the large puddle that always collects where the water from waves get trapped, there were some sand birds. Little piping plovers I think.
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We decided to retreat. We left the beach and went into Cedar for an ice cream. Picked up some world famous Cherry Polish brats and hot dogs for supper and headed home.We saw a lady turkey
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She was not very cooperative.
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Then a special treat. A deer and two fawn crossed in front of us. We slowed to a crawl and I got the camera ready. They too did not seem willing to pose today.
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We came home to the air conditioned house and collapsed. The kids were still wound up so after a but Laura and Reina went home...............we had the brats and hot dogs for supper

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5 comments:

Merlesworld said...

A day in the sun at the beach you can't beat it.
Merle.......

NanaDiana said...

What a wonderful day you had! That is funny about the sandwiches. I love that you had such a good time with your family and I hope you ate all of those damn sandwiches!;>) xo Diana

Tracey Steele@Breathing English Air said...

Tristan's comment had me laughing! That sea looks so inviting. It is hot here too, although not that hot, but when we are used to a steady drizzle of rain all summer, we find we don't know what to so with ourselves when the sun shines!

Magic Love Crow said...

I'm still laughing about the damn sandwiches! LOL! Great fun you all had! I think I will be swimming very soon! I known it's early, but mom and I have just discovered, the air conditioning isn't working!! Uggg! The day has just begone! Take Care ;o)

Donna Heber said...

Hi Janice,

It sounds like you had a wonderful day with some delicious food! I too would have collapsed after a full day of picnicing, swimming and turkey watching :-) They are calling for 95 degrees here, but I will be working in a A/C office all day.