The days go by so fast …BUT, I’ve found that a little adventure everyday slows things down just a little. So here are just some highlights from our last two weeks of summer staycation.

A little exploration with the puppy in tow lead us to this

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I enjoyed some beach time with my brother and nephew.

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We hiked a little in the gunks.

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Then we tasted some local wine.



AND THEN, we rewarded ourselves with a lunch of bratwurst and beer.



We were able to gather the family together at our house to grieve, laugh, cook, eat, drink, talk, and just be.

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We walked across our magnificent river.

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We chilled out.



We experienced an amazing meal in a beautiful setting.



We watched this puppy grow.


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Um, we went ziplining. WHEEEEEEEEEeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!

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We ate too much, drank too much, and took way too many selfies.



And so it goes …