Nana Diana Takes A Break

Nana Diana Takes A Break

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Nana-You Tired ME Out

Wouldn't you think 
it would be the other way around?
That I would be the one complaining
about being exhausted?
When I dropped the girls off
at home, Ria told me that
I had tired her out!

Well,
we spent 3 days at the 
lake shore.
We started out in the
hotel pool.
We have not had rain all summer.
Guess what?
It rained! And rained!
On Day 2
 we had 5 or 6 clear weather hours.
We headed for the beach.
When we arrived 
there was no one there.
Then the waves started
rolling in and the girls
jumped the waves for
A LONG TIME.
After showering and 
changing clothes we
headed to the restaurant for 
a bite to eat.
The girls got a kiddy cocktail.
SweetCheeks eyeballed
her cherries to make sure
she had the same amount
as the BIG GIRLS had.
Sometimes I wish I drank....
Fresh baked bread hot from the oven,
and the view from our table
made it a perfect meal.
How do you like your 
vacation so far,
SweetCheeks?
Did I mention I wish I drank?
It was crazy & hectic,
there were a couple of 
"meltdowns", and
a couple of mini-dramas~
but you know what it
made it all worthwhile?
The girls waited in the hall
while I grabbed one last thing
from the room.
When I closed the door behind me
I saw this~
Doesn't that make your
heart smile?
And, as Lulu says...
Now it's a tradition, Nana.
We have to do this every year.
SweetCheeks added...
Yeah...until yohu are too olhd.
I feel the liver spots coming on now.
your photo name

28 comments:

  1. Oh, where did you go? Looks like you are in Two Rivers or Manitowoc!
    Looks like the girls had a good time!
    Deb

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  2. You are a brave woman!!!!! I too wouldn't mind having a nip or two when I have our grands. Ha, like you I don't drink but chocolate, oh ya

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  3. what a wonderful idea, great photos as well, that is a heart melter for sure,

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  4. Diana, I truly love your pictures of the girls. Take me back to the time my own were small. Oh I understand that wanting a drink...I feel hair pulling works..I just don't want to be bald.LOL. Smiles, xo, Susie

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  5. Now you know why I keep an almost empty bottle in my room...I sniff it and pretend.

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  6. Great pics and great job wearing down the young'uns! You do have to do it every year, liver spots are no excuse as long as you have a forever young spot in your heart.

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  7. The pictures are wonderful. The last one reminds me of a picture my sis gave me shortly before she passed away. It was of 3 girls, their arms around each other to represent her, my younger sister and me.
    I would print that photo and have it framed for 'your girls.'

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  8. They are so sweet, Diana! I know you wouldn't miss all this for the world {although a drink would probably help with the mini-dramas}! : ) You reminded me that my kids used to order Shirley Temples when we would go out to a restaurant. They loved getting the cherries {there were always a few}.

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  9. You are such a good Nana! Your little ones make me smile!!

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  10. Hi Di,
    Those girls are always such a joy to read about! That is the cutest picture. Glad you had fun.
    xoxo

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  11. Sounds like a great tradition. I still remember my weekends with my grandparents. A very special time. I am sure mine wished that they had drunk, too.

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  12. Have mercy! Sweet Cheeks is never going to let you forget you are getting old. As is that's something we need to be reminded of. I can FEEL how old I am getting when I crawl out of bed in the morning. I don't think I'd ever need another reminder. *lol*

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  13. I love the treasures memories that you are creating! That last photo says it all!

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  14. That last photo is really special. What great memories you are creating with the kids.

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  15. What a sweet picture of your girls, looks like they get along well and they love each other!!

    Enjoy your mini vacation........before you get too old :)
    Suzann ~xoxo~

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  16. Hi, I think this vacation will become the first of many. What a fun time and like you I need more caffeine when I've around my grands. Love the pics-so cute, especially with their arms around each other. Have a restful day today.
    Hugs, Noreen

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  17. OMG! That is the best photo ever!

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  18. It's sweet moments like the one with the girls arms wrapped around each other that makes your heart melt.

    xo,
    Danielle

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  19. Priceless photo at the end. That one's a keeper. Glad you got some clear weather.

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  20. You're a great Nana!!! Oh what fun! Happy SUNday though we still have no SUN:(
    xo, Ron

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  21. What a wonderful trip that must have been and so many great memories made for all of you. I love that last picture of the three girls arm in arm. That is definitely a keeper.

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  22. Great photos, Nana D.
    Glad the weather finally broke so that everyone could enjoy the water. That last photo is priceless!

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  23. you are so funny, diana! love the girls picture!

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  24. You are the ultimate Nana, Diana!! and your cutie pies are such a treat!!!
    XO
    Cindy
    Big (((hugs))

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  25. That last shot is gorgeous. You should get it enlarged and framed. It looks like you had a lot of fun, and it is pretty cool that you wear the grandkids out. I think it will be many years yet before 'yohu are too olhd!'

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  26. I love your blog. Have a nice vacation.

    Your number #1 Blogger. I dont know why you never got nominated for the best writer and photographer.

    Your #1 in my book.

    Your humour just flows out of your mouth to your blogs.

    Great! Love the video of bubble Grandchild.

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