Here’s what happened this summer

Here’s what happened this summer
Del Oro’s Graduation cut short

Today marks the end of my first summer as a teacher.  It was a fantastic and full summer.  Not that you asked, but here are some of the highlights:

  • Del Oro’s Graduation made national news so we had to do it again a few days later.  It turned out to be a good experience for my video team to have the chance to see their footage picked up by some big news channels.
  • We took a couple camping trips – one to Morro Bay and one to Lake Almanor.  Both of these trips were more restful than I expected as I was able to “unplug” for a few days (something I could rarely do with my previous job as a web developer.)
  • In addition to camping, we went to camp.  That’s right, we spent a week at a family camp called Forest Home in the San Bernardino mountains.  We hiked, kayaked, climbed up a climbing wall, zipped down a zip line, slept in, enjoyed some delicious food and conversation, and Morgan even shot arrows with Anders strapped to her chest (they are both amazing.)
  • The downside of camp is that Cormick broke his arm and had to be in a full arm cast for three weeks.  He took it much better than I would have.
  • We were able to vacation with both of our families.
  • Morgan and Bracken have the garden going like crazy.  We’ve got all sorts of delicious melon, tomatoes, squash, and even a few massive pumpkins.
  • Two of our kids swam for the local team.  They practiced every weekday and had a meet just about every Saturday.  They loved it.

It’s back to school tomorrow but I’m feeling refreshed and ready to go.  Thanks, Summer Vacation.  I’ll see you next year.

Hiking Forest Falls
Loomis Basin Dolphins Swim Team
Lake Almanor Vacation
Cormick broke his arm
Kayak at the Lake at Forest Home

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