Friday, March 27, 2009

Sandy Toes!



Spring break! Ahhhhhhhh! 80's in Florida and 15 degrees in MN! March is nearly over and we are still hovering near zero with frost on the ground and snow flurries in the air.

For spring break, we zipped off to Fort Myers to visit Jay's parents and we introduced our Ethiopian sons to our favorite vacation past-times; shelling and swimming on the beaches of Sanibel Island. The boys loved swimming in the pool and the ocean. Jayden - who was so determined to learn how to ride a bike on a snowy winter day, was equally intent on learning how to swim. Day one - he demonstrated how to "sink like a rock". By Day three - he was able to take his arm floats off, put his face in the water, and swim back and forth between Grandpa and daddy. Quite an accomplishment!

Here are a few of our favorite photos ...


7 comments:

Kari:) said...

BEAUTIFUL PHOTOS!!! Wish we were wiggling our toes in the sand with you right now:)))
Happy Spring Break!!
xoxo

Julie said...

That looks like so much fun! Enjoy the weather there and when you're ready for cold, then come back to MN.

Bliss said...

Looks like you all are having the best time in the Florida sun.
Great photos.

Karla said...

Karen - I miss your teeth! These are so precious - can't wait for June!! Only your crazy girls would be so unafraid of cuddling that turtle! Love you - K

M said...

I wanted to email you one-to-one to ask you a few questions since we have two children and are looking to adopt a child or siblings from Ethiopia and I think you would have some insight about adopting older siblings...is there a way I can email you directly ?

Wistrom's said...

M - feel free to email me directly at kjwistrom@yahoo.com

I'd love to chat with you about adopting older children!

Emy said...

LOVE the sandy toes picture... adorable! Now I really need to be at the beach!!! :)