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A Simple Six: April Dawn Splash Ground--Milton, WV

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

April Dawn Splash Ground--Milton, WV

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Oliver and Etta at April Dawn Park, Milton, WV

Waking up to 61 degrees and cloudy isn't usually the time to think about a trip to the splash grounds. It's a good thing my friend Ashley emailed me a couple days ago and asked Oliver and I to accompany them to Milton for an end of the summer season park visit. We were extremely glad we accepted her invitation as the temperatures soared to the low 90s mid afternoon. She lives in the neighborhood and picked us and our gear up a bit after noon. I packed enough for a lunch at the park and after school snacks for us all, as well as the stroller to get home, hats and diaper bag.
Ashley, Oliver and Etta at the splash grounds.

My shadow on the analemmatic sundial.

Oliver and Ashley testing the sundial. We think it didn't account for day light savings time.

We enjoyed a couple hours at April Dawn, splashing about, swinging and picnicking. Those little tots were wore out by 2:15 and we headed back to Huntington. Ashley dropped me and my loot off at Our Lady of Fatima so I could retrieve the children and head home by foot. We met Brent at home at 4:30 for an early dinner before he had to return to work for another round of classes.

Yesterday's heavy mileage combined with about four hours of midday sun has me worn out. I promised the children we would bus home tomorrow to give ourselves a needed day of rest.

Miles Walked: 9.2 Biked: 40.4 Bused: 0 Drove: 0 This week
33 96.4 10.5 3.6 Since August 14, 2011

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At August 25, 2011 at 8:22 AM , Anonymous Ashley K. said...

They are so cute together! We had a great time and Etta took a fantastic 2 hour nap!

At August 25, 2011 at 1:23 PM , Blogger Stacy said...

Oliver woke before the children came out of school. We two had a great time, thanks for the ride :)


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