(In case you didn't gather this: The beer was pretty darned good. Thanks to Mike's influence, I see a homebrew setup in our basement in the very near future.)
Jakob giving Ava driving lessons
It's always a proud moment for a teacher when you see your student off on his/her own
Baby Crack Swings
Amalie and Ava playing together...they always gravitate towards each other.
And Peter, showing those nifty wirly-gig things that they found at Target.
Of course I'm going to have to get the same toy now. Thanks a lot, Katy.
(It's for the kids. Really.)
The kids' table. One of them, anyway.
Enjoying dessert. We have a few picky eaters in this group (one of them is mine), but NOBODY balks at dessert. (And it's a prime conversation opportunity for adults, because the kids are busying their mouths with something other than talking, and their hands with something other than mischief.)