Friday, August 27, 2010

brothers

These two blue-eyed brothers are indeed best friends. James adores Daniel and follows him wherever he goes. Daniel loves James and is very protective of him. He is so gentle with and concerned about his little brother. Daniel loves to make James laugh which is perfect since James giggles all day long at everything Daniel does. They already have such a special bond, and I hope that they remain close their entire lives. 

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Great times at Deep Creek!


We had a blast this year at Deep Creek, MD with Bryson's family (all 18 of us!). We spent 3 wonderful weeks there and I am already looking forward to next year!
This was the giant water slide/climbing wall that Jordan and Daniel absolutely loved to play on


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James with cousin Jayne
James with Taylor


One of the many campfires we had at night. I think Daniel ate his weight in marshmallows every night.
Cute Jordan


The crab shells left over from our Maryland Crab feast
We all designed our own shirts for the 5th annual Richards Challenge. Sadly, my team lost for the first time this year!

My little sister Steph came out for the last week- I LOVED having her there. Here we are ready to canoe down the river.

We went to the Garrett County Fair to ride the rides and see all the animals.



Daniel's first fishing pole given to him by his Aunt Shannon. Of course it was his favorite- Toy Story!



We hiked a beautiful area called Swallow Falls. One of the smaller falls had the perfect place to jump off. Taylor jumped first, then Morgan, and then Steph. Soon we were all in the water and swimming under the waterfalls- it was great.