For our family, though, summer doesn't begin until after dance recital. And we all get in on the act:
This year recital was immediately followed by The Big Trip. After nearly a year of planning and saving, we packed up the 5th wheel and convoyed with my sister and brother-in-law and their Goofy Kid to Wyoming. We camped in the Tetons and drove all over Yellowstone National Park. We had an absolute blast viewing wildlife, riding horses, boating, and hiking. Oh, can't forget the eating and shopping, too.
Words fail me as I try to describe the vistas. Perhaps a few humble photos will provide a glimpse into what we experienced: