Well? It is time.
Time to stop procrastinating and actually blog about our summer. Not for your sake because, let's be honest, you won't feel bugged if this post does not exist. No, no, this is for me. And posterity or something.
Anyway, we had a wonderful summer. In my head, I was all, "get all the house things done before hotel d'Armstrong opens at the end of June!!!!" Reality laughed at me and tossed her hair that smelled of beach days and summer frolicking and I gave in. How can I spend my days inside doing boring house stuff when the sun is so sunny and the sand is so sandy?? So. Hotel D'Armstrong is still a work in progress but I think our guests enjoyed their visits all the same.
First up, Tyler (of the big brother variety) and Shannon (of the genus littlest sisterest) came for a quick visit and dropped off my piano.
Ava jumped on Shannon upon arrival:
And warmed up to Tyler in .7 seconds:
We beached around and made and ate a lot of really good food and then we went to a WWII reenactment.
A flamethrower demonstration. We could feel the heat from where we were standing.
Annnnnd Ava's reaction:
It was a too-short visit but I was just glad to get a little bit of sibling time.