Florida, Part One

Last week we had the pleasure of vacationing in Naples, Florida.  My grandpa lives there 6 months out of the year and my parents have now been living there for 3 of those.  The boys and I flew down on Sunday night and Mike joined us on Thursday evening.  Then we all flew back home on Sunday night.  We stayed with my grandpa (as did my parents) and had an absolutely wonderful time.  As always, pictures tell the story much better than my words.  I’m doing this in two parts – part one being before Mike arrived and part two being when Mike was with us.

*Photo cred – any picture that looks amazing was taken by my dad. =D

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At Grandpa and Grandma’s mobile home: Ethan, chaise lounge snack time-2

Going to the pool:
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Hanging out at Great Grandpa’s condo:

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Working on a 500-piece puzzle:

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Reading lots and lots of books:

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Going for walks to find salamanders:

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Riding Ethan’s NEW bike:

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Going out for breakfast:

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Bocce ball:

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Playing “War” with Grandma (over and over and over…):IMG_4913War-1s Micah-s

Ethan’s late night walk with great grandpa (one of his highlights):IMG_4923

A little hike to find alligators and birds (only saw one alligator this time):  Jess, Micah, Ethan-3 Jess, Micah, Ethan-2 Jess, Micah, Ethan 10,000 Islands-2

An afternoon at Mackle Park on Marco Island: 

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Fun on the beach!

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Fun at some parks in Naples:

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Lots of fun!!!

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