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Simple Country Fun

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One day last week, some of my grandbabies came over to spend the morning with Gramaw.

It was a glorious July day, and we spent it outside enjoying some simple country fun.

 

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What better fun than swinging?!

 


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Unless it's swinging AND singing silly made-up songs with Gramaw!

 


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While his 3-year-old sister Lucy was a-swingin' and a-singin', 5-year-old Abram was very happy examining and cutting a bouquet of Queen Anne's lace for my table.

 

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Abram is a country boy at heart...he loves sticks, fire, bugs, and finding outdoor treasures.

 


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When their almost-the-same-age cousins Juni (3 1/2) and Krew (5) arrived, the fun multiplied.

 


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Abram and Krew have very similar interests...they love exploring!

And looking for dinosaur bones.

 

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We can't let late summer go by without collecting cicada shells...

 

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...and lining them up for a parade.

 

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Climbing the big pine tree behind the cabin has become the latest challenge for the Gray grandkids.  

Each time they go a little higher.

 


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The next day, the next-door Gray kids took the tree-climbing to new heights.

Literally.

Kaden (9) is at the very top with Kelsey (6 1/2) just to the right of him, halfway hidden behind branches.  Karter (11) is just below, and Kassie (6 1/2) is the smartest one of all hanging close to the ground.

 


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Kaden was the leader of this tree-climbing expedition.

Let me just go out on a limb (pun intended...weak, I know...) that the very best kind of summer entertainment...

...is simple country fun.

Comments

Anique

This was a great day! I spent so many of my days tree climbing growing up...makes me smile seeing our family has climbers! Ha.

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