April 14, 2010

"Festivus" In The Holidome...

Two of my nephews...Del (Tres) and West (who is also my godson).
They walked in, saw the Holidome and immediately changed
into their swimsuits. The waterfall is a perfect jumping perch...
after striking a few poses for their auntie.
Boys will be boys, and even my soon-to-be-51 year old brother
had to show his sons how it's done - lots of air, just the right
amount of "lean" to put the most skin in contact with the water,
and the resulting tsunami of water.

Kes couldn't stand it. She ignored my "suggestions"
(considered "commands" any other day of the year!)
that she stay next to me, and instead spent the afternoon
in the water swimming with the guys.
She was thoroughly smitten with my nephews and couldn't stay
away from them all day! I guess I shouldn't be surprised.

It was more than a little cool sitting with my mum and
sister-in-law and giggling while we watched the wet entertainers.
Of course, what contest would be complete without
the "Feats of Strength"?
West was the winner, hands down!

13 friends clicked here to leave a note for me:

DeeDee said...

Oh what a funtime this looks to be...I wanna swim in ther with kess too...lol..

great pics....and great memories

DeeDee said...

opps..my "s' key stuck down...Sorry Kes

Carol said...

Hi Donna,
Ahh, to be young. I remember those days of jumping in the swimming hole. I wouldn't dare do it today. LOL. What handsome nephews you have, and I see the resemblance of you in Del's face. I'll say you're both gorgeous. How about that:)

te_roti said...

What a fun start to the upcoming celebrations. Enjoy your family.


beth said...

Enjoy every minute! What fun!

beedeebabee♥ said...

Go West!!! That looks like something I should try...in my next life maybe! It looks and sounds like you guys are having a great time, and that pool is so darn gorgeous! Enjoy! xoxo Paulette ;)

Victoria said...

What cute nephews! My dad and stepmom live in Port Charlotte...pretty close by I think. I just did a post the other day on Venice FL. So pretty there:)

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Incredible feats! I'm impressed! What fun for everyone. So glad you are enjoying some family time. Have a great day! Twyla

Michelle May said...

I think Kes decided she might be able to teach some "old and young" dogs some new tricks. hee,hee,hee.
Have I told you I want a Holidome??? Dag that looks like the funnest place ever!!!!

Anne - Fiona and Twig said...

Your little dome-o-fun looks like a blast!

So, did the airing of grievances come before or after the feats of strength? ;-)


Queen of Dreamsz said...

Hi Donna,

I noticed the holidome when looking at the wedding dress post...I must confess I hadn't a clue what you called the closed in room. ♥ Never the less I thought how fabulous to have it! It's just beautiful. I can see a lot of fun was had.

Hope you are having a wonderful week...

Stephanie ♥

Createology said...

What wonderful memories and great fun times. Happy swimming...

Maggey and Jim said...

What a wonderful family and sharing time together.. So precious..Thanks for sharing....


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