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Monday, August 10, 2009

Austin Mini-Holiday with Some Forever Friends

You know the kind of friend that when you see each other after being apart for a week, or a month, or a year, or five years, it's like you were together yesterday. You just pick up right where you left off. Life has changed you. Circumstances have changed. Children have grown. Babies have been born. But, it's like nothing has changed. Because, this is your forever friend. Someone you can always connect with, talk to, listen to and love unconditionally. I have been blessed beyond belief to have so many special friends like this. Many from my youth, from college, from my days in LA and now from my time in Houston.

At the end of July, we headed to Austin to have a mini-vacation with some very special. Some of my best friends from college, their husbands and kiddos all met in Austin and rented a little house. We had a wonderful time. There were 4 families all together 8 adults and 7 kids. It was such a refreshing weekend (even with 7 little ones.) It is always nice to be together. Here are a few pics.

Maddux and Bakri playing on the playground at Zilker park.


Maddux in the house.

Me & T on the Zilker Train....toot toot!




Jonah and Michael.



playing in the very cold and very slippery water.


Maddux and his buddy Cypress. These boys are just 1 month a part in age.


M and C.

Maddux, the keeper of the door.



Meriwether- Trinity's friend...Cypress' sister. She is just 1 month younger than Miss T.

I was in charge of breakfast on Saturday and so....I made pancakes! Here is Owen patiently waiting to be served.


Bakri, Trinity and mommy on the train.

2 of the boys exploring outside.

pancakes!

exploring.

more pancake pics!
huge stack of pancakes! yum




The girls! Yes, there were just 2. There is another on the way!

The boat.


In the pack n play.

The girls!


Hot and a little bothered.




The boys in the water.
















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