Tuesday, July 3, 2012

                                       SNAPSHOTS of SUMMER

Caleb and his friend Tre making their way into the creek for some crayfish catching and eventually a swim further down where it gets deeper. 

                                        The view from our little corner of the world.

Caleb's week at Antietam Recreation Day Camp was spent canoeing, kayaking, swimming, and forever being dropped into the cold water of the dunking booth.

Maggie signed up for a week of Nursing Academy at our community college. She came home every day reeling with new found medical knowledge and doing demonstrations on anyone and everyone.

Spencer has been working 14 hour days on a roofing job and he was thrilled with just how dirty he was able to get.

Last week's humdinger of a storm broke a large tree limb off and dropped it on our roof. Caleb was right up there with Dad taking care of clean up. (He really is wearing clothes in this photo.)

Spencer's graduation party involved a ton of food, good friends and chicken soccer! (Hose down a huge tarp, douse it with lots of dish soap, add a stuffed chicken for the ball along with 25 crazy teens and you have yourself some serious entertainment.) Alas, I did not get any photos of this epic soccer match. You will have to be satisfied with food and friends)

We've also had a bit of a speed bump in our summertime adventures. Caleb has had two episodes of blood in his urine which is frightening, simply because bloody urine was our first indication that something was up, back in 2008 when Caleb was diagnosed with kidney cancer. We are in the process of narrowing down the reason for these symptoms. Hang tight and we'll let you know what the tests reveal. Hopefully it will wind up being something simple and we can get away from the anxiety and stress that comes with not knowing.