It has not taken long for me to realize girls are different from boys. In fact we all went on a walk tonight and we stopped by a small pond. So I took the girls down to the water to skip rocks and make big splashes. Sounded like a good idea to me and it was until Aspen and Annalise got mud on their flip flops and began to cry. This would have been a dream come true for Nic or Anthony, but I'm learning that girls just don't like water and mud as much as boys. Not that there is anything wrong with that...I'm just learning. Like the fact that a scream is a way to express anything from a spider on the porch to Mom walking in the house. I will let Ginger speak for her own experiences of being a mom to a 16 year old boy, but trust me she is doing a little learning herself. For example never hand a 16 year old boy $275.00 and turn him loose in the mall to buy school clothes and expect to get any change back. Like I said we are both learning.
Ginger is away with Boston Greyson and her dad at the PGA championship. She was asked to come in support of the Folds of Honor Foundation that raises scholarship money for kids who lost a parent in the war. You can get more information on the foundation and see a video interview with Ginger at http://www.partiotgolfday.com/. Meanwhile Ginger's mom and I have been holding down the home front with the girls. So in my spare time I decided to post a blog and I realized I had not posted any pictures from our trip to Hawaii. So here are a few.
Guava juice...they were giving this stuff away for free! So I attempted to drink enough to break even. Okay this was a funny picture. It was supposed to be a picture of Ginger and I but Ginger set the camera of self timer and as you can see she never made it before the picture was taken. In fact I think she only made it about two steps from the camera.