...we went fishing at the dam.
...we watched the COOLEST firework show ever in my life from the boat in the middle of the lake.
...we skied in the rain.
...Mandy got to come out for a few days.
...we went to an animal show.
...we did the HOLY TRINITY only one time.
...we taught Mandy how to wakeboard.
...Jeff & I tandem wakeboarded. First we tried with Jeff strapped into the board & me standing in front, but couldn't stand up.
Then we tried with me hanging onto the back of Jeff & popped up easy.
...we rode the train into the city.
...we went to the top of the Sears Tower.
...we saw a Sears Tower statue made out of legos.
...we went to a Cubs game.
...we taught Mandy how to ski.
...I caught lightning bugs.
...we found a giant handicapped parking spot.
...we skied lots.
...Jeff mowed the grass.
...I got a nice tan :)
...we went skiing with Jeff's friends on the Illinois River.
...we saw Ice Age 3.
...we drove to see the Chicago Temple in the middle of the night because I had never seen it.
...we took the kids to swim at the dam.
...Kobe swam with us.
...we ate lots of good food!
...I think I gained 15 pounds.
...we went fishing at a cute little pond by Bruce & Tiffany's new house.
...Dean & Deanna tried tandem wakeboarding with Deanna strapped to the board. Then Deanna & Nathan tried. No luck.
...Jeff & I tried tandem wakeboarding again, but with me strapped in.
My arms felt like they were being ripped out of the sockets.
...Mike paid Jeremy & Jenny $20 to each eat a blazin' hot wing.
...we had such a great time! The trip went by way too fast.