S: Indian Bear 2011
FC: Indian Bear 2011
1: Arrivals | From Maine, Kentucky, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio... we gather for a week filled with FUN, FROLIC, FOOD and RELAXATION! | Unpack... Set up... Have fun! | July 15th thru July 21st
2: Relax | Nap Chill Read Put your feet up Cuddle Park your worries far away! | Weather is HOT...HOT...HOT and summery! 90 degree temps with 100 degree heat indexes. Sporadic thunderstorms roll in and out. AC in the cabin works great! | Patty...what time is it? Still 10:00?
3: Watching movies with subtitles not so much fun! (couldn't fix the TV settings!)
4: Fun with Franks | Your hosts Robby Ward Paula
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8: Kitchen Patrol | Daily Menus and KP assignment sheet goes here
9: Howard the Duck the tradition continues | Quack! | Jackie & Joe pass Howard on to Rich
10: Steak by the Lake
11: ~ Your hosts ~ Mom/Grandma/Aunt Pat Rich, Patty and Paul
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14: Can someone find Adam a fishing pole?
16: Paula & Chase try fishing from the dock. "Ward, don't go too far in case we catch something. TAKE THE ROD! TAKE THE ROD!" As soon as the hook hits the water, 'Jaws' the catfish grabs hold and breaks Logan's rod. | Somewhere out there are 2 catfish swimming around with new bling! One has half of Logan's rod, the other has half of Matthew's rod. (And of course the catfish from last year wearing Ward's sunglasses!) | Nikki & Ward closely watch Katy fish. | Greg fishes for bait! | Matt hooks a BIG ONE!
17: ...eleven hundred men went into the water, 316 came out, sharks took the rest. Quint Jaws (1975) | The corn field became the new playground! Corn Field Hide-n-Seek! It's all fun and games until the sun goes down! "Six kids go into the corn field, five come out, the 'Children of the Corn' get the rest." No, seriously, did anyone see Robby come out? Where's Robby?
18: The Pond! | Jackie, Joe & Chase drive in to spend Monday afternoon. Jackie and Joe leave Monday night with Greg & Lisa. Chase stays the rest of the week. (Jackie's due date is Tuesday, July 19th) Reagan isn't born until July 30th! | Maybe a little too much sunscreen???
20: A new fountain!? No, it's a hose and nozzle! Genius! | Courtney & Chase | Logan | Courtney tests the "dead man floaties"
21: The inner tubes and rafts were great! Even Lisa went in the water! "Just don't let it touch me!" | We take the beach to the next level and truck down chairs, coolers, music, floats, corn hole & tents - all the comforts! Marking our territory! | Rich & Robby go night swimming with underwater flashlights. They see... ...nothing but BLUE!!! | Joe, Logan & Chase Matt in the distance.
22: Jackie & Nikki | Jackie & Joe | Matt, why are you sleeping? | Chase & Courtney | Matt & Steven... finger fishing!
23: Matthew, King of the platform! | Chase takes a break! | Lunchtime!
24: Boatmen! | conquering the pond... one paddle at a time!
25: Rain Rain...Go away! and...it did! | Hiding under the umbrellas | Nikki & Adam | Lisa, Alyssa, Matt & Greg | Alyssa & Matt adrift | and this is all I need!
26: ~Playing together~ | Black Jack, anyone? | Rich should bet on how many 13's he gets, Aunt Pat should bet on how many 16's she gets! | "The Ward giveth and the Ward taketh away!" | Robby's a BIG winner! Will the pit boss be concerned when Robby repeatedly says, "Thanks, Dad!" | Paul is a lone survivor! Dealer Ward wipes out the table and Paul just lets his bets ride. At $36,000 he just has to call it a night and go to bed!
27: Logan helps Katy & Steven enjoy the swings!
28: This is how we do it! | The Games Clothespin Drop "Last Man Standing"/Cross Step Water Balloon Shave Corn Hole Bocce | The Teams Matt R. & Alyssa Robby & Paul Grandma & Matthew H. Ward & Courtney Paula & Logan | Olympic Coordinators Rich, Patty, Paul & Steven | Water Balloon Shave Demonstration
29: filling the balloons | coating the balloons | without breaking the balloon! | shave!
30: Tough competition!
31: Game Winners!
32: Here's a match-up! Paula & Logan vs Matt & Alyssa | Guess who wins this match? | Go figure... Matt & Alyssa won! | We gave it the old college try!
33: Game Winners: Clothes Pin Drop: Matt & Alyssa Robby & Paul Cross Step: Game 1 Robby & Paul Ward & Courtney Game 2 Grandma & Matthew Paula & Logan Water Balloon Shave: Robby & Paul Matt & Alyssa Corn Hole: Matt & Alyssa Robby & Paul Bocce: Grandma & Matthew Matt & Alyssa | Courtney takes a break from the sun!
34: CHAMPIONS! | Matt & Alyssa Robby & Paul | PASSING THE TORCH! The 2012 Olympic Games honor goes to Matt & Alyssa
35: Olympic tally sheet goes here
36: Don't forget... | Grandma lost her Kindle and rosary. Well, not really. She had them both the whole time! | Sauna's open. Hot tub is crystal clear. We enjoy them but Rich uses both every night! | The full moon was beautiful! Too bright to do any star gazing! | Steven has strep throat. Rush him to Walgreen's urgent-care. His throat is close to swelling shut. Treated with steroids and penicillin. And...Ward is pulled over by "Barney Fyfe" because the Solstice doesn't have a front plate!!! | Paula warns the kids to watch for bees and gets stung on the foot by a bee on the way to the pond. | Temp has dropped to 85! We need a bonfire by the pond! Roast a few marshmallows, make a few s'mores and Chase falls asleep on the bench! | Rich brings his brand new Sonata. | Mom, Patty & Paula do some country line dancing to "People Are Crazy" and "Why Don't We Just Dance"! | Has anyone seen Uncle Rich? He's been gone for hours. Turns out...he's been in the sauna & hot tub! | Paula has a nasty sinus infection!
37: Packing up is alway so sad! | Some of us take a trip to Utica to check out the Velvet Ice Cream factory and Ye Olde Mill. We all have to do this next year! | Ward & Paula go home to the largest hot tub in Ohio...or maybe the world! Pool heater thermostat went on the fritz while we were gone! Outside temp was 96 degrees, pool temp was 108 degrees! Yikes! After unpacking there was no cooling off in the pool! | Velvet brochure goes here