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third annual white-watters vacation

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Our third annual family vacation is over. We are all home again and into our Monday routines. To enable you share in a bit of the fun, here are some of our favorite photos. How thankful I am for this very special family. We all hated to see our time together end. 2014-07-21_0011

"Moby? Moby?" After realizing that Jonathan didn't mind her using his phone, Lucy decided to call Moby and tell him to hurry to Pella. Baxter was already here and she wanted Moby to join in the fun!

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At the park that evening, Baxter and Moby were the center of attention! They had so much fun together. I've never seen either of them run so hard chasing each other and playing. We really had a good laugh. By the end of the evening they were plain tuckered out.

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Lucy, Joel and Jonathan are watching and singing with Raffi as he sings Baby Beluga, one of Lucy's favorites.

As you can see, the dogs were not the only center of attention. There's nothing like babies to bring delight in every way.2014-07-21_0008

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A drive to Knoxville found us at Peace Tree Brewery where we enjoyed a tour of the place along with beer for some and root beer for others.2014-07-21_0029

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Sunday morning preparation!

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Nap time was essential for the kids as well as adults! Down time enabled us to recharge for the next outing.2014-07-21_0014

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Our last event was an hour at the wonderful Pella pool. Grandpa held Charles as he slept and everyone else enjoyed some time cooling off in this "almost unreal" family-friendly place.

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On the way home we were gifted with a brilliant orange sunset, a worthy ending to this delightful weekend.

2014-07-21_0021I wonder what next year's White-Watters family vacation will hold for us? I'm looking forward to it already.