Saturday, May 22, 2010


The Starnes Family has broken 2 cameras in the past few weeks, so I'm down to option #3, which is the first edition of my current favorite, Canon SX20IS.

We first bought this camera just before our trip to see my brother, Cody, return from Iraq after his service in the Marines. That was a long time ago. Carter was Jack's age. The screen on this camera is about 1 inch by 1 inch. But, it takes pictures. And, I breath better knowing I have a working camera. If this one breaks, I'm going to be carrying around the first one we ever's about the size of our smaller "pocket" camera, but weighs about 34 pounds. Interesting.

Anyway, so when I dug out this camera and uploaded pictures from last evening's picnic at the park, I found some from one of our visits to Oceans of Fun last summer. Some good stuff....


The little ones were sliding fools. Laine is 1.5 years old here!

Such a beauty. Minus the snotty nose, of course.

The curls, people! We should all be so lucky. Notice how much it's grown since then, too.

The park has an awesome kayaking lake.

Carter in action. His first kayaking excursion was in Akumal, Mexico when he was 4. Loved it then, too.

Blake took the little ones out, too.....who paddled away and enjoyed it. I stayed behind to take pics.

Back to the big pool.

Having fun, Laine? Not so much.

Silly brothers.

This is on one of those massive water playgrounds with the bucket that dumps all over every 5 minutes. I can't stand these things.

Adjustable straps. Wedgie free.

Lovin the wave pool.

Happy kids in the water.

Frank. The. Tank.

Watching big brother on the big boat.

There he goes!

And, that's it for today. I'm off to work soon. Owners are out of town, so I've taken on some more hours.

Which is beneficial and not......the more I work......the more clothes I put on hold. It's hard to pass up! (Even though Coco took most of my held items while in town.)


The Luis Family said...

Oh my that looks like so much fun!! I want my girls to enjoy water play like that. We haven't been in a place for such water fun since either of the girls have been old enough for water play. On the bay in Cali is NOT warm during the summer! This will be my third summer away from the heat of the south. Wonder how I will cope when we return to Texas?

Wonder if I can find anything like that here in Calgary! These people play in water when it hits the upper 60's. Far too cold for this Texas girl!!

Have a great weekend Starnes Family!!

Sara said...

Cutie pie punks! Love them.

Merry Mack said...

Boo on the cameras. I hope you can recover camera #1 and #2! Cute pictures. It is always fun to find pictures you didn't know you had. It is amazing how quickly they grow and change. You are so good at documenting it all. Have fun working!

Jodee said...

So sorry to hear about your cameras. You can't live without one and they are soooo expensive to replace!

Cute pictures at Oceans of Fun. I haven't been there since I was a punk!

Hope you have a great weekend!

The Lenzers said...

i hate those dumpy water things too at the spash park

donatelli98 said...

I have a suggestion for next week's QOTW - Where in the World is Coco???

Kristen said...

Awesome pics... makes me want to hit up a waterpark. Wave pools are the best!!

And even with a snot nose... PS... I think Lainey is beautiful.

PPS- Your super fab sis friended me on facebook and it made my whole freakin day/night/weekend! Soooo excited to get to "know" her better now too :)

starnes family said...

Brown Eyed Girls Mom - Coco just got a new she'll be back shortly!

Dee Stephens said...

love the pix! so cool Carter kayaking at such a young age!

timmonstimes said...

Frank the Tank. Hilarious! :)


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