Monday, June 4, 2007

a trip to lake mead

sunday was our very first outing to lake mead. we've lived here for almost 10 years & we hadn't been there before. our friends ryan & myrna invited us to go on their boat along with another couple. we left the house at 8:30 & headed to the grocery store to buy some "lake food" ~ pringles, licorice, sunflower seeds, beer ~ all the good stuff! as the boat pulled up to the dock to get us, lauryn started crying. she cried even harder as i put her life jacket on, but once the boat started moving, she settled in. we ended up on a steep, sandy beach to hang out for the better part of the day. we spent the time just lounging around, snacking, fishing, floating, & playing in the sand. dennis & isaac played bocce ball until the sand was too hot to stand in any longer for dennis in his flip flops. at about 3:00 we started to load up the boat to head back to the marina. lauryn fell asleep on the boat ride back & isaac fell asleep in the truck on the drive home. we were wiped out by the time we bathed & ate supper. what a fun day!

isaac thought it was pretty funny to be buried in the sand.

lauryn & her new friend kaylee.

things we learned from our day at lake mead:

1. lauryn is scared of waves when they lap upon the shore.

2. sand is crunchy when you eat it, as discovered by isaac.

3. a day of fresh air & fun is exhausting for everyone!

4. we enjoyed ourselves & hope to go again sometime soon.


Jerolyn said...

Looks like you guys had a "boat load" of fun. The kids looks so cute playing the the sand. We need to make friends with someone with a boat.hhhuuummmmm