Late this afternoon and this evening, we were out at a "camp" about 45 minutes from home. This "camp" belongs to a brother of our friend, Sarah W.
We were there with other couples and children. The women "part" of these couples were the ladies that I was with each Thursday morning this past school year for a Bible Study.
Dave was the "grill man." He grilled hamburgers and hot dogs. We also had potato salad, baked beans, potato chips, and HOMEMADE ice cream with brownies and other toppings :) YUMMMMMM......
First, a few photos of the place -- I really didn't get too many photos, unfortunately.
Here's the wonderful pond that was available. A few got in the pond and said that the water actually wasn't too cold (it wasn't real warm today for a Kansas June). Our family elected to stay out. We thought it would be too cool. Therefore, we didn't even take swim attire with us.
While Dave was grilling, most of us merely hung out. There were nice rocking chairs on the front porch of the "community building." Here's Tami (on the far left), Marc, Luke, and Joel.
Inside, Sarah W., Debby, and Kendall were preparing drinks as well as condiments for burgers and hot dogs. This photo happens to be of Sarah W. and Debby.
After eating the yummy food, we all spent time sharing what was happening in our Community Life Groups. We then spent some time in prayer.
Then, the guys all decided to get "physical" (to quote Dave Weber). In other words, they went outside for "outdoor" games. They started out by playing "Cornhole." Sorry, I didn't get photos here.
Next, they hit the basketball court.
The girls -- well, you might have guessed it. Most of us hung outside with some of the kids -- talking. That's something I always LOVE -- fellowshipping with other Christian women.
Here's a photo of Tami and Lori.
After awhile, kids were getting tired. Luke was no exception. We always know when he's tired -- his thumb goes right in his mouth.
Luke did a FANTASTIC job this evening -- especially when it got way past his bedtime. He did get very dirty. While he was outside, he was always held. But, he did crawl around on the "community building" floor. I think he was more dirty than he's ever been so far. But, isn't that what little boys do? They get dirty!
Thanks Dave and Sarah for the use of this place. It was a lot of fun. The bonus was that it didn't rain. The forecast was calling for severe weather, and fortunately, it all stayed away from here.
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