Splashing in the Rain

My house is a mess, we have no groceries, I haven’t worked out in weeks and my to-do list is forever long but I think I finally see the light at the end of the tunnel!!

I have a backlog of ideas for posts I hope to catch up on soon, but for now…it’s just the kids and my camera.

It was a normal but busy Wednesday. We just got home, the kids were running in different directions and I was trying to start dinner. Then out of nowhere is starts to pour rain with two of my kids outside! I ran to get Lily because she was in a neighbor’s backyard (I assumed the 13 year old could make it in on his own). She was soaking wet and I thought she would be scared but instead she ran right past me to change and get her rain boots on. Townes was quick to follow. I thought about trying to stop them as to not interrupt of evening routine but thought what the heck and grabbed the camera and joined them.

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It’s been a LONG time since I used my camera so I had to play with the settings A LOT and some of the pictures are off.

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Once the rain subsided, Townes found a ‘waterfall’ under a gutter that needs to be replaced desperately (adding to my list now).

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Then Lily came over to join him. They can be two peas in a pod!

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Lily liked the water falling on her head. Before coming back in, they found one last mud puddle to enjoy!

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Of course, Jacob played basketball the whole time.

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The brief rain set our evening routines back 30 minutes so the kids got to bed a little late but I’m glad to have a few minutes of fun with them splashing in the rain. Well worth it! Happy Hump Day!

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