- Party/activity in honor of Aunt Sis--yep, Zentangle classes
- Go swimming at Y with friends--not at the Y but at a friend's pool
- Inspirational Art Rock Drop (decorate rocks and leave them in public places)--numerous times
- Playgroup Open House idea
- Meet friends at ice rink--we tried, but no one could play
- Attend town festival in June/volunteer at historic house--yep, annual town festival
- Birthday trip to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando--YAY!
- Beach trip in city--yep, with beach and movies but no ice cream truck
- Look for sea glass at beaches--maybe this Thursday
- Putt-putt golf--yep, on 4th of July weekend, at a new place for us
- Create Minecraft server
- Make ice cream--yep, raspberry chocolate chunk
- Have a lemonade stand (Bud asked to do it for Autism)--we raised $76
- Play in sprinkler
- Go to zoo
- Celebrate 4th of July--went to a kung fu friend's picnic
- Celebrate Solstice--not really this year
- Celebrate Mama's birthday--does Harry Potter World count?
- Birthday parties for kids--slumber party and rope course
- Decorate chalkboard for summer
- Learn to cook weekly dinners
- Make ice cube candles
- Make soap
- Learn an ASL sign a day
- Create a Zentangle tile-a-day--I've done this
- Make friendship bread starter and share
- Attend friends' Friday Night Dance Party--not as often as I'd like, but we've been a few times
- Start afternoon tea party tradition
- Kite flying
- Wash car
- See Finding Dory--yes
- See Secret Life of Pets--yes
- See Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them--ooops, November
- Harry Potter and the Curse Child book party--Mama and I went
- Set up tent in backyard
- Zentangle classes with Sis and Bud helping--great success!
38. Learn a new game--for me, Dragonvale; the kids have picked up Slither-io. We have all tried the "retro" game 5 Seconds
39. Do some of our summer homework NOT the last week of school--yep, both have done a lot of reading and a little math at khanacademy.org
40. Harry Potter tag--with special rules for spells like "incendio" (can't cross a certain fire line), "expelliarmus" (can't use wand for 20 seconds), and "stupefy" (can't move for 30 seconds).
41. "B" movies--Sharknado!
42. Those pre-80s TV shows--"Gilligan's Island," "Love Boat," "Happy Days," "Brady Bunch"
43. Watch "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." with kids
44. Mommies' nano-honeymoon weekend
45. Watch the Great British Bakeoff
46. Sis starts horseback riding
47. Mama and Sis take sailing lessons
48. Sis has rock climbing camp
49. Bud does computer camp--and spends one night
- A week with Gommie
- Overnight camp for a week for Bud
- lobster dinner sailing cruise
- Great Hawk Migration program
And the one thing that never, ever crossed our minds for the summer: getting Eris!