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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

W/W - Our Mini-Vacation

Hi buddies! We're back from our mini-vacation with some pics to share. The boys had their 1st term break last week which was only for 1 week. Personally I think a one week break is too short - just when you think you've started to unwind, you're  back to the grind again!

We were here at this same beach in 2002.
March 2013
Can you believe it has been 11 years since?!
The years just whizzed by, too fast! One minute they're three, and all of a sudden, they're 16!
It won't be long now before they leave the nest. Sometimes, I wish life had a pause button that you could pause it, and then put it in slow-mo and savour every precious moment. And then sometimes you could rewind it and relive it, and at other times you could fast forward and the rough times would go away.

29 comments:

  1. Oh, gees, pally....where are your babies???! Oh wait...where are MINE????! Criminy, they grow up too fast, don't they? :( I'm with ya on the pause button--especially now that I'm so close to BOTH of them being gone.

    They are such handsome young men! And so tall! You are like me now...the shortest one in the house!

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  2. Oh my gosh... time sure flies when you're having fun doesn't it. Wow!! what handsome boys they have grown into.

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  3. Wow - they sure do grow up fast! I can't even imagine mine being teenagers yet! :)

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  4. They sure did sprout up! Such handsome boys! Or should I say men?

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  5. they do grow fast, What a great post. Love the photos xo

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  6. Hi Veronica,
    Thank you for visiting me today and for your sweet comment. It made me smile. I hope you enJOY your time with family.
    Hugs,
    Linda at Beautiful Ideas

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  7. If you find a pause button, please share :)

    Happy WW :)

    ~ Jill

    http://www.frugalplus.com/2013/04/wordless-wednesday-wlinky-spring-break.html

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  8. happy WW! :) have a nice day!

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  9. and then before you know it they are having babies of their own!! enjoy each and every moment, growth and experience

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  10. They do grow up too quickly. Those are great pictures! Happy WW!

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  11. There are days I miss my little kids. And other days I wish they'd grow up and move away. Is that wrong?

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  12. Wow! they have grown in that time you must be very proud.

    I'm 21 and have been for 37 years LOL

    Have a fantabulistic week :-)

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  13. Wow! They have grown up fast.They are so tall, and handsome. You must be very proud. Time really does fly and I am like you - I wish we could pause it every once in awhile!

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  14. Cool vacation spot! Where is it?
    And you stay beautiful and young after all those years!
    Love it!

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  15. How neat to see the same people and places so many years apart!

    ♥ aquariann
    Featured Photo: Daffodil Flower in Spring Rain

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  16. Looks like you all had a wonderful vacation! Cherish these precious family times, for they do grow up so quickly! Blessings to all of you,
    Laurie

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  17. Oh I have been searching for that pause button to! They grow up too fast!

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  18. It does go by so very fast... mine are 13 and 9 and yet it only seemed like yesterday when they were babies

    Mollyxxx

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  19. Beautiful pictures of you all :) looks like a wonderful holiday, i can't believe where time goes...one of my babies will be 19 soon ....

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  20. Time goes by too fast and kids grow up even faster it seems. Enjoy your time with them. Just became your newest follower.

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  21. They do grow up too fast. I'm with you on the pause button.

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  22. This looks like a fun mini-vacation.

    http://joycelansky.blogspot.com

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  23. Looks like a great trip!

    Thanks for stopping by and linking up!

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  24. Yes! I need a remote control for life :) So glad you had a lovely vacation. Great pics!! They do grow up way too quickly.

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  25. What handsome sons you have! I'm so glad you chose two time frames to showcase their growth! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

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  26. You're right that one week break is just not enough! Your story reminds me of ours. The last time we were in the U.S.A. visiting my side of the family was in 2002 and we'll be going this June-July 2013. My oldest son is now 16 too! Thanks for leaving a comment on Amanda's Books and More!

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