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What I did on my summer vacation

Back from vacation, though still in vacation mode. Yesterday around 3 o'clock I had the feeling I was forgetting something ... and realized what was missing was a big glass of wine in a red plastic cup.

The big news from lake Winnisquam is that the dog finally learned to swim. She's always been timid around water and, like a little old lady who doesn't want to get her hair wet, never went in past her ankles. But after I threw her off the dock a couple of times, she got over it.

Fetch H20

She spent the whole week swimming, thinking about swimming, soaking wet because she'd just been swimming, or passed out exhausted from all the swimming. Mostly she would only go in to fetch a stick or her floating squirrel or kong. But on the last morning she went in on her own and swam around a little bit just for the fun of it. She never did get up the courage to jump off the dock and into the water, but she spent some time thinking about it.

Thinking about it Post swim lessons

I did some antiquing, went to the outlet mall and bought some clothes in my current (smaller) size, became addicted to sudoku puzzles, took a bunch of photos, drank a lot of wine, ate lobster and other yummy things, laid on the beach, read, went for walks, took naps, got a pedicure (you only get to see that picture small), and the Friday before vacation went out for a lunchtime sail with some of my co-workers ... in short, it was a damn near-perfect vacation.

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1 comment:

Marti said...

What great pictures! It looks like it was a wonderful time! Thanks for sharing!