west virginia. part three

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today i debated about posting an ARTsy wednesday post that has been in my draft box for some weeks now

but, with so many west virginia pictures that i want to share and our miami life moving right along… i thought it best to share some more pictures of our time away

aside from being with family, in the mountains, in cooler weather where we actually got to wear jackets (what are those?) and be surrounded by wild flowers, one of the best things about our trip this year was that Will got to actually take time off from work and enjoy the days with us

it actually felt like a family vacation

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when in west virginia, we usually don’t leave the house/property. there aren’t many close by places to venture out to. on this particular day however, we had lunch at the golf course and this was our view

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after lunch we stopped off at the library to check out their new playground and see the beautiful garden they have started that is part of the daycare program which is also new

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such great garden inspiration

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seriously though…

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we ran into some old west virginia friends and Lily got to have some kid time

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we stopped by the why not shop and had some ice cream. it’s something i always try to do when i go to west virginia

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“mama, take a picture of me with this boy and girl”

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pms. be afraid! be very afraid!

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once home we played some croquet. although i think Lily would make a better hockey player

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and she tried once again to swim in the pond

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this is her “the water is too cold” sulk face

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maybe goggles will make the water not as cold?

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it was a really good day