Not In Jersey: Summer Break Weeks 1 and 2 Summer Break Weeks 1 and 2 - Not In Jersey

Summer Break Weeks 1 and 2

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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Around here, summer break officially starts with Memorial Day Weekend. However, I decided to hold off on posting a summer bucket list until just before the first day of summer, which is actually next week! I did know from the start of break that I did not want to make every day a huge activity and I wanted to work on just hanging out at home and at the pool as much as possible. With that in mind, our first two weeks of break were a little less adventure filled as our previous school breaks, but we still did some fun things!

1. We finally made it to a Royals game! I moderate our synagogue’s message group so when someone posted they were giving away free tickets, I was able to be the first to reply and claim them! We lost the game, but played well, and I always enjoy watching the Royals!

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2. We spent time at the pool. Zachary joined the swim team and during the first two weeks of practice, he swam 2 hours a day! In his first meet, he swam back stroke in the 200 meter medley relay and he swam breast stroke and freestyle 50 meters. I am so proud of him! The other kids spent time swimming too.

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3. We went strawberry picking and I’ve just realized that I still didn’t do anything with the strawberries we picked! I didn’t realize that the strawberry season here is so short, so we were there at the end of the season, which was a little annoying since there wasn’t much left!

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4. Dave and I tried beer at a local brewery. I don’t like beer but he does. And it was trivia night! We did pretty badly but I still enjoyed it.

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5. We celebrated Zachary’s birthday. His choice for the day was guess what? To go swimming! But he wanted to go to the recreation center where he’d recently gone to a party because he likes the slides there. Sure enough, he wanted to keep swimming long after the others were done.

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Has summer break started for you? What have you been up to?

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