My Holiday

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What a great weekend! We’re a great, crazy bunch. Here’s how the weekend went:
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I at some raspberries. Fresh from my mom’s bushes.


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We played some cards and ate some yummy food.

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We hung around and waited for the fireworks to start (there were 30 of us watching the fireworks).

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They were bright.

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And a little crazy.

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And beautiful.

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All these photos taken by me. On my honor. With help from this tutorial.

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There were babies.

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Adorable, very photogenic babies.

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Such cute babies.

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There was some intense cardboard boat building.

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Some intense boat racing.

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A huge crowd to cheer on the boaters.

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We don’t actually know who the people in the real boats are. Apparently they thought racing cardboard boats was an oddity worth watching.

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There were some prizes. My team won the titanic award. We literally went down in flames.

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There was the charity auction. My sleep mask brought in $55. The bottle of Oliver wine that I donated at the last minute brought in $70! The total donation from the auction? $5,600!!!!
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And because we’re not fun enough… we had a pinata too!

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Whew. I’m exhausted. Click over to the flickr set for more photos.

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8 Responses to “My Holiday”


  1. 1 Aunt Carissa July 9, 2008 at 4:47 pm

    Thanks for sharing your awesome pictures. Love ya!

  2. 2 mom July 9, 2008 at 8:54 pm

    Nicole how come we didnt take a picture of the titanic award (loser award) that YOU won in the boat bragada race. How many years in a row is this… Five? For a small fee I can be on your team next year to gaurentee you a winning trophy. Love you– MOm.

  3. 3 tantej July 9, 2008 at 9:32 pm

    The fireworks shots are AMAZING! Looks like you have fabulously wonderful time!

  4. 4 chemgrrl July 9, 2008 at 10:12 pm

    Wow, those firework shots kick ass! And how awesome that your sleep mask thingy got so much at the auction. But $70 for a bottle of Oliver Winery wine? Erk. I hope the winner wasn’t too disappointed when they popped that puppy open.

  5. 5 orata July 9, 2008 at 10:50 pm

    Fabulous photos, and it looks like you guys had a great time! But I second chemgrrl, I can’t believe someone paid $70 for Oliver wine when your mask fetched $55… your knitting was worth way more than the wine, for sure!

  6. 6 Aim July 10, 2008 at 12:42 am

    Wow! Thanks for sharing that with all of us! Your 4th is really a fun thing :) We also do something together every year at the lake my grampa has lived on his whole life…he turned 95 this year on July 4 so we had a big family reunion birthday bash this year. Was so much fun on the lake, and I never thought to photograph the fireworks!!! Thanks a million for that link :)

  7. 7 lauren July 10, 2008 at 1:21 am

    oh nicole…
    such a LOVELY post! your pictures are so in the moment. so patriotic. SO AMAZING. reading your updates has been the hi-light of my day:)
    lots of love!
    lauren

  8. 8 Veronica December 15, 2008 at 3:14 am

    Oh my god, those pictures of fireworks are AMAZING!! My birthday is on July 4th and I would LOVE to be able to take such fantastical shots myself.


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