We started the Fourth out by attending our ward's Annual pancake breakfast! My ward back home always did this, so it is a fun tradition to have with my family. Afterwards, we watched the dad's play baseball while us wives got to visit and let our little boys play in the dirt. Have I mentioned that all of us down here have little boys!!! Zenock has so many fun friends that we are going to miss. I'm glad they will all live close by for at least the next few years.
Texarkana has a big "Sparks in the Park" festival the day after the 4th. (This is when they do fireworks for the town.) We decided to check it out.
Zenock loved the petting zoo. Growing up on a farm I think I took advantage of being able to see animals all the time. It is weird that when my little boy sees animals he gets so excited, because he doesn't see them all the time. He was in total amazement just watching them. He would point at the sheep and say, "That, mama, that!"
I think his favorite was this cute little pig. He didn't want to leave.
That night we enjoyed attempting to watch fireworks with friends, while we were eaten alive by mosquitos. Zenock was in awe with the fireworks and like the animals, he would point and say excitedly, "that, that!"
Next to sleeping and being lazy, our favorite past time this Summer is swimming! We spend lots of time down by the pool letting the days pass us by. :)
Does he look like he loves it???
Zenock loves playing on the steps banging on the rails and playing with the rocks.
Mom and her cute fish!
We LOVE Summer!