Hard to believe it's autumn already! Where did the summer go? It sure was a busy one. End of June and school is out! Time for a birthday party...number 9 already!
Happy 9th Birthday my beautiful boy!
Aidan's favorite -Chocolate Birthday Cake!
It was a very hot summer, with lots of trips to the beach or the splash pad to cool down. Aidan and I joined my sister 'Nana Carol' and her grandson Emmet (also nine years old) on a trip to Niagara Falls. Our hotel package included a two-day pass to 'Fallsview Water Park'. So much fun!
Two Nana's and 'the boys'!
That was refreshing!
A trip to Niagara Falls wouldn't be complete without a visit to the arcades and wax museum. Mini golf and a Ferris wheel ride. And two very tired little boys (and their nanas)!
Fun at the Arcade.
A ride on the Ferris Wheel.
Nana and Aidan
Nana Carol and Emmet
A couple of weeks later it was 'off to Nana Carol's cottage'. This was the first summer Aidan swam in the lake...all those swimming lessons finally paid off!
Swimming at the cottage
Having fun with a 'noodle'!
Jumping off the trampoline!
Before we could say "Hey, where did summer go?" September was here, and time to head back to school. Aidan will be in grade 4 this year. A new teacher, and some old and new friends.
Somewhere in our busy summer we found time to keep up with some school work, mostly reading and a little math. Aidan did such a great job with his reading that Nana and Papa bought him a fish tank and six fish.
That's a lot of fish!
A happy little boy!
And so it's back into the routine of school and Friday night sleep-overs. The air is much cooler now, and the leaves are beginning to fall. Time to start thinking about Halloween very soon. But it was a very good summer!