Archive for May, 2011

31 May 2011 Ra

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

The Sun God Ra sure did beat us with his rays today: 95 degrees Farenheit in the shade. And humidity that hugged us like a sarcophagus. It was a good day to hang out in the cool basement, reading and drawing pictures of Ancient Egyptian gods. No wonder the Ancient Egyptians made Ra the chief […]

30 May 2011 Watergate

Monday, May 30th, 2011

No scandal, no breaking and entering… just some negotiations of play in front of the “Watergate.”

29 May 2011 Last Day in Cape May

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

28 May 2011 Cruisin the Cape

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

AC demonstrates the proper way to signal a left turn on a beach cruiser.

27 May 2011 Creature from the Deep

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Sam runs from the sea monster, aka her father.

26 May 2011 Huey Helicopter

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Sam and her father (who has returned to Cape May!) check out the cockpit of a 1960s Huey Helicopter from the Vietnam War at the Cape May Airport Aviation Museum. In addition to various Vietnam-era helicopters we saw a number of WWII fighter planes. It turns out that nearby Wildwood was a Naval Air Station […]

25 May 2011 She Loves the Beach

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

24 May 2011 Wildwood Boardwalk

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Today we took a walk on the wild side of Wildwood, NJ. This was by no means the scariest thing we saw affixed to a building (or strolling the boardwalk).

23 May 2011 Glittery Shells

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

A rainy morning at the beach meant that Sam and I got our craft on. Sam believes that everything is better with glitter glue.

22 May 2011 Fire Girls

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

at the old Cape May Fire House. (The fire engine behind them is from 1928).

21 May 2011 The Sun Shone on Their Last Day

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

20 May 2011 Running from the Waves

Friday, May 20th, 2011

19 May 2011 Swinging

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Sam swings in the backyard with Aunt Rika and Uncle “Silly.”

18 May 2011 Pink Rider Bikes Cape May

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

17 May 2011 Ladder Golf

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

It’s surprisingly addictive.

16 May 2011 Big Foot, Little Foot

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Can you tell they were running?

15 May 2011 Sea Kayak

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

AC braved the still quite chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

14 May 2011 Cape May Castles

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

13 May 2011 Road Trip

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Charlottesville, VA to Cape May, NJ: 8 hours in the car, including a relaxed stop for dinner and an unexpected detour into southern Delaware.

12 May 2011 Welcome to the Bent Spoon Garden

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

That’s its name because when we were preparing the garden bed we dug up a bent spoon. Also a pair of sunglasses, a broken pencil, a piece of a belt, some pennies, and other things which I mentioned previously here. Oh and the nozzle on the hose that Sam is wielding oh so provocatively? We […]