We had a great fourth (and third) of July in Glen Ellyn, and the good times are still rolling as Charlotte and I are here until Monday! Here are a few highlights of our holiday weekend.
First, the Bremer family reunion at my dad’s house on the 3rd. There were close to a hundred people there, all of whom are descendants from my great-great grandparents’ nine children. Charlotte got to meet her Aunt Micki, Uncle Matt, cousin Jennifer, and Great-grandma, Kiki. I didn’t do a great job taking pictures, but I did get a couple of Charlotte playing with some of her adorable cousins. Keyword some. I wish I got pictures of the other cuties so I could prove to the world just how adorable Bremer children are.
Chris captivated the little boys (there were about three of them, ages 2 – 5ish) by telling them all about fireworks. Thus, Chris became Grant’s new best friend of the night, following him everywhere and eating up everything Chris said. Chris told me later, “It made me think that I’d like having a little son someday.” Awww. (Just don’t behead me if you don’t get one, okay Chris?)
Then we played with sparklers. Charlotte was impressed. Future pyro?
On the fourth, we watched the parade, and Charlotte sat on lots of laps.
Later, we headed over to other great-grandma, Mimi’s, house, where more lap-sitting ensued.
Finally, she commenced the evening by falling asleep on Uncle Joe.
Tomorrow, Charlotte will be seven months old. I think I might have a heart attack.