Our Adoption Story

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Perfect day at the beach with the best company a girl could have

There have only been a handful of days that the temperature at the beach gets high enough to spend the day there, as I write this on a Tues afternoon the temp at Santa Monica beach is only 68 degrees, talk about a cool summer for SoCal! (yeah I can now use the lingo:)

So when we heard it was supposed to be a beautiful day we loaded up with all the necessary beach gear and headed to Santa Monica beach. We had such a great time together, spent hours on the beach, picnic lunch under our umbrella, Miles fell asleep in my arms when I took him walking up and down the beach, we rode bikes to Venice beach, then had dinner and of course, ice cream! What a blessing it has been to get to spend so much time together as a family, to rely on each other, and just ENJOY one another. After dinner Miles looked up at me that night and said, "Mommy mm happy." Aww melt my heart right then and there!!

Beach here we come!!
Taking this sand playing business very seriously

nap on the beach

This must be a common site here because every time we have been to the beach we see dolphins swimming not too far out

enough said...

my riding buddy

the way home...


Josh, Amy, Olivia, Josiah, Girum, Tarikwa, and Taye said...

Wow! How fun! And photo #2 looks so much like Adam did at that age! Especially on his more Valerie-ish days:)

Can't wait to see you all!


Cindi Clark said...

These pictures are amazing!!! What a wonderful day you had!!! Biking, dolphin watching, playing at the beach, a relaxing nap under a beach umbrella, and a bike ride with one of your favorite people in the world!
It just doesn't get any better than this!

I LOVE the sunglasses!!! Miles is going to be among the rare people in life who can carry off cutting edge styles...most definitely a trend setter! :)

Thanks for sharing!