Archives for August 2015

Last Day of August

It’s hard to believe that it’s the last day of August already. It was overcast this morning as I walked.

August Morning Walk

Birthday Celebration

Since Luke was at camp on his birthday, we celebrated it late with a cake and meal of his choice when he returned home.

Camping At Clear Lake State Park

We finished a great week of camping at Clear Lake State Park yesterday. Aside from a little rain, the weather was great and we had lots of fun swimming, kayaking, hiking, biking and playing some disc golf. The best part was spending time with Kevin, Angelee, Adelaide, Taylor and Lydia.

Sleeper State Park

One of my first camping trips as a little girl was to Sleeper State Park. I came across an old news clipping of my parents, my brother Tim and me about our camping trip to Sleeper State Park sometime in the late 1960s. I loved camping with my parents, brothers and sister and have enjoyed many wonderful camping trips with Kevin and our children. Last week Kevin and I camped at the same park with our sons, Nicholas, Zachary and Josiah. We had lots of fun and made some great memories. We enjoyed the water, scenery, biking, walking and campfires. My favorite part of camping at Sleeper was the joy of watching both sunrises and sunsets over the beautiful Saginaw Bay of Lake Huron located in Michigan’s thumb.


The caption under this photo reads – “The John Worth family of Quincy found Sleeper State Park a pleasant refuge from the busy windup of the school year at Quincy public schools where Mr. Worth is principal. Quincy is located close to the Indiana state line and the choice between Indiana’s state parks and those here in Michigan was a difficult one.”

Adelaide’s Birthday

It was a beautiful day for a drive and we had lots of fun celebrating Adelaide’s first birthday today.

Josiah’s Birthday

We celebrated Josiah’s 13th birthday yesterday. The weather was beautiful. We had our traditional pancakes for breakfast. Zachary, Josiah and I rode our bikes through the parks. After the bike ride, Josiah and I went to the library. While we were gone Zachary decorated. Kevin took Josiah to pick up pizza for his birthday supper and he got to sit up front in the van now that he’s 13. We went swimming after supper and enjoyed cake and ice-cream after that. It was a fun way to end the last day of July.