1. It rained and I forgot my swim suit, but it was fun anyway.
2. It was the first year the Kid liked fireworks, and the first year he was able to swim somewhat independently. It was probably the last year he'll be short enough for the planes at Kiddieland.
3. A certain little girl (with "space buns", as her Auntie calls them, in her hair) cannon-balling into the pool and inhaling French fries.