Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Snow in August

It was our third trip to Tahoe this year, but the first time we have seen this much snow still on the mountains in August. Here Ty stands with Mt. Tallac in the distance and it's famous cross of snow clearly visible.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Summer at the Wood

While in CT during the summer, Ty participated in a camp held at his grandparents' country club. He had the opportunity to swim, do arts & crafts, and get some golf lessons. His favorite part however was learning a new sport: tennis!

This makes Dad very happy and hope that we will soon be hitting some shots around on the court together.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

New York City Tourist

Here are some highlights from this summer's trip to the Big Apple:

Times Square

Riding the subway

The original Nathan's on Coney Island

Coming from Texas we were used to the heat, however we happened to pick one of the hottest weeks in the city and that made it difficult walking around a lot. One of the extra special moments of the visit though was Ty's first Broadway show, The Lion King. Afterwards he could not stop singing "Hakuna Matata".

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Locked Up in Legoland

Everything is made of Legos pretty much inside Legoland. Ty took the opportunity to drive a Lego car 

and a Lego boat.

But then he learned the hard way what happens to aggressive driving on the road and water. He did his time with a smile, and then we were off to look at some special Star Wars installations.


Monday, August 01, 2011

Chasing Dolphins

We took an afternoon cruise off Dana Point in search of dolphins and whales. The boat took us a few miles off the coast and we scanned the horizon for signs of their fins. Finally after over an hour, we came upon a good size pod of dolphins and I was able to snap the picture below.

Later, as we returned to shore, we stopped by this buoy to admire some California sea lions catching some afternoon rays. Oh and this photo below was taken by Ty by the way.