Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Hi! As always, it's been a while since I've updated . . . now the summer's almost over. We've had a lot of fun and have been really busy!! Here's what's been going on in the last two months!


Middletown Fair


















Trip to Texas

beach





















Wicked!














River boat tour






















sleeping after the beach




















Mexican restaurants with the whole Ellsworth family!














Game of Blokus with the girlies
















Getting to see old friends





and old friends' new baby, who isn't so new anymore!!















trying to keep Annie entertained on the long plane ride


















Steve and Carolyn (Brant's brother and sis-in-law) coming to visit!!

We went to Gettysburg . . .






and Amish country . . .

















and hiked the Appalachian trail (3 1/2 miles of it)


























































We went to Harrisburg

















and toured the Capitol--this place is really, really cool!



















walked over the Susquehanna to City Island



went to DC!








































Annie saw her first episode of Howdy Doody at the National Archives















stopped by the temple with our little family






































ate lots of corn on the cob this summer



















played at the park with Memph and the Ellingsons










I got to see Maggie after many years (!!) We met in Gettysburg and walked around her alma mater













hung out at home :)





























I made a rug!




















Visited Katie in good ol' Carroll County!!






























went to the Lititz Craft fair--this was a BIG affair--I got lots of inspiration for stuff to make





















had so many game nights--Annie got to hang out with one of her favorite people in the entire world






canned peaches at Grandma's house!
































played ball with Memph























ward picnic with another of Annie's favorite people






















swung on swings a lot







The weather's turned a little colder, which I LOVE. I can't wait for fall! There's a lot happening in September, not to mention Annie's first birthday, which is TOMORROW!

I'll leave you with some pictures to remind us all what we Ellsworths were doing 364 days ago today . . .






































4 comments:

Megan said...

oh my goodness the ellsworths have been a busy bunch! i also can't believe annie is going to be a year old tomorrow! it's so crazy to think that a year ago, brant and i were just starting grad school. hope to see you guys soon. if you think of it, drop us an email with your address so we can send you cards and other...oh, perhaps invitations...

miss you all! - megan & jason.

The Hulls said...

Looks like you guys have had a great summer! Happy Birthday tomorrow Annie!

Thompson Family said...

Happy Birthday Annie! I can't believe it's been a little over a year since we seen you guys!

Sarah said...

Wow!! You guys have been busy!! Looks like lots of fun! Happy Birthday Annie!! I can't believe she is a year already!! Have fun celebrating!