Summer, Come and Gone



Three days after Mikelle finished Jr. High, we shipped her out of state.  She was lucky to attend a full week of Especially For Youth on the beautiful campus of BYU.

She made her "flying solo" debut to get there.
Very exciting stuff!
Eric took her to the gate and her cousin met her at the gate in SLC.
That put my mind at ease.


She had a great week.
 She had "the best company EVER", according to her and can't wait until next summer.


I can wait until next summer.  
I missed that baby.


While Mikelle was off discovering who her "C.O.W." (EFY lingo for Crush of the Week) was, Seth was busy planning, measuring, and constructing.

Through the wonderful resources of Pinterest, I came across a Pin for a Bike Wash
 I knew the moment I saw it, Seth would be on the job.  




After several (hundred:) trips to Lowe's, we gathered all supplies needed.  
It took him about 4 days and $40 to get the job done.



It was a hit!  



The best part is, we substituted some joints with "screw on" ones so after the deathly heat leaves us for a spell, we can take it apart in 3 flat pieces and hang it in the garage. 


That was the idea of my brilliant engineering husband.  
He pretty much rocks...at everything!


Meanwhile, the little girlies stayed cool all summer long with ice skating lessons...


 ...and swimming lessons.





A couple of weeks after EFY, Mikelle left us again for Girl's Camp.  
She absolutely loves it.  
She gets to be crazy, and dirty, and with the girls.  
Heaven for her.


She performed well (I hear) as Cleopatra during skit night.





To add more craziness to Mikelle's month of June, she threw in 3 weeks of Summer School.  
Yep, we don't like to sit around.  
It was a pretty rough 3 weeks.  
Everyday from 7:30-4 learning Algebra.  
The pros are, she is now in the class she will excel in 
AND 
every day we got to see the building of our local LDS temple.  
It is visible from her High School.  
Awesome!



That was our month of June.  Stayed tuned for July.  
I know you're on the edge of your seat.