We just returned from our Heinz family reunion...the first time so many of us have been together in the last five years. In addition to the treat seeing our ever expanding family, we had lots of fun activities!
A group of us ran the Sawtelle Stampede...
...David won second place in the 1/2 marathon
portion and received the promised bag of gold coins.
I was wholly expecting foil wrapped chocolate,
Mia's first canoe ride: but had a pleasant surprise when I felt the weight of the bag!
|My sis, demonstrating |
her pogo-fiddling talent
I insisted that we have a slide-show of family photos, and I am ever-so-glad that I did.
It was a most valuable opportunity for his progenitors to learn important principles from & convictions of our respected grandpa. He knows stuff.
We made a quick trip to visit my Harmon grandparents while we
were close-by. Mia was able to participate in her favorite back-yard
activity with her great-gma gardener: Souvenirs consisted of Aunt
Jacque's fancy oatmeal & olive oil soap,
complete with demonstration & instruction:
Mia acted as commentator to each firework,
in case we didn't recognize the color. We got to attend a real small-towney 4th of July parade. By the time Mia warmed up to the floats and flying candy, it was over.
|Enjoying Gma Harmon's peonies:|
|Mia seems to sense that her great grandpas deserve their title. |
She's on to something.