day 2

June 22, 2009 |  Category:   family life travels

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Day 2 began with a dubious start as Mia still complained of stomach aches and both Mark and I began to feel suspicious knots in our stomachs. After some pedialyte and a bit of toast, we ventured out. The fog eventually lifted and the sun burned rather hot. We were unprepared as we had no sunscreen on us – it was such a cloudy and wet June that we were rather unused to bringing sunscreen along. We did all get a bit red from too much sun, especially when we played a round of mini golf which left us with itchy skin, but I heard it was raining in Brooklyn again so we can’t complain. The day ended up being packed with activities: waterfall, lake, playground, antique shopping, mini golf, wineries…and finally a meal after avoiding food for much of the day.

The family is sleeping. So far so good on the stomach virus. I’m up late working as something just came in that needed my attention. Yup, business as usual.

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  • Becca June 23, 2009 at 12:44 am

    Your kids are going to be fighting over the family albums when they grow up, your photos are so gorgeous and you manage to capture so much life in them!

  • Mery June 23, 2009 at 8:05 am

    Your girls are soooo beautiful! I’m glad Mia is feeling better.

  • Christine June 23, 2009 at 8:17 am

    You make Ithaca look European. It will give us a new perspective next time we go!

  • RJ June 23, 2009 at 9:01 am

    beautiful photographs jenna!

  • Nicole Adrianne June 23, 2009 at 9:16 am

    wow!! i cant say enough good things about your pictures. your girls are BEAUTIFUL. your photos are absolutely gorgeous. wow!!!

  • Tumus June 23, 2009 at 9:59 am

    Mark looks so funny on that teeter totter. Like a big kid ^_^

  • cyndi June 23, 2009 at 10:05 am

    I wholeheartedly agree with Becca, your sweet girls will most definitely fight over the family photo albums when they grow up. Truly amazing photography! You make me want to pick up my camera and spend the day shooting away!!

    I hope everyone’s bellies are doing fine and you’re off enjoying another sunny day. The day you spoke of in this post sounded splendid and I’m so happy you’re having a wonderful vacation! You so deserve it!!!

  • Makayla June 23, 2009 at 10:14 am

    I love the way you dress your girls!

  • Lani June 23, 2009 at 2:19 pm

    I’m so glad you put so many pictures on here. Feels like I’m there! My favorite picture is the one of your feet and Mia’s….they’re exactly alike!

  • YJ June 23, 2009 at 3:33 pm

    I love and love the waterfall shot- it almost look like they are in your backyard.. feels so ironically comfortable in front of a large waterfall. 🙂

  • Shannalee June 23, 2009 at 6:30 pm

    Could your photos be more beautiful? Absolutely breathtaking. Sigh.

  • Clarice June 23, 2009 at 6:44 pm

    gorgeous pictures, as usual! thanks for sharing.

  • nichole June 23, 2009 at 7:18 pm

    Gorgeous! I hope everyone stays healthy!

  • Jenna June 23, 2009 at 8:59 pm

    Christine, Ithaca is no Europe, by any stretch of the imagination. It’s summer and all the college kids are away, so it’s pretty sleepy right now. We mostly ventured out to the countryside during the day.

  • Claudia_Brazil June 23, 2009 at 10:17 pm

    I´m not used to post comments, but it´s part of my Internet routine to get a look in your blog everyday. I´m from Brazil and always fascinated with your stories and images. Today I had a great surprise riding your post, when I saw the picture with your foot in a grey/silver slipper from Havaianas brand. It´s a Brazilian product that became a icon of the country in international markets. It´s very nice! Do your girls have Havaianas too? If not, let me know their numbers foot. It will be a pleasure to send you some Havaianas kids.

  • sooki June 24, 2009 at 11:57 am

    i love how your girls having matching haircuts! TOO cute.

  • Jenna June 26, 2009 at 1:13 am

    Claudia, you are so sweet to offer. I am struck by your generosity!

  • patricia June 26, 2009 at 10:37 am

    You always take such beautiful photographs! The waterfall photo is amazing.

  • alexis June 30, 2009 at 12:48 pm

    wow, these pictures truly capture childhood.

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