Fourth of July Festivities

Getting back to real life after a three day weekend is rough, no?  Lets relive the three day weekend again, yes?

Thursday I had the trifecta – early dismissal from work, a glass of wine with an out-of-town girlfriend before catching the boat for my commute home.
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It was so beautiful I sat on the deck for the whole ride 2-7I got to see Lady Liberty to start off the holiday weekend on the right 4-2photo 3-3Scott and I popped by the beach on our way to dinner at our new favorite place, Eventide in 2-5How can you not love a place where the buzzer is a lobster?photo 1-5Arther got the better of most of our Fourth of July, so we spent the rainy day at the outlet mall.  When the sun did break through, I made sure our new, beautiful yard was putting it’s most patriotic face 5-2 We joined friends at a beach club for the evening.  Palm trees: native to Jersey, 4-3The rest of the weekend was spent beachin’, brunching, trying a new church, working on the house, catching up on TV shows, painting furniture, seeing friends and 2-6 Basically, living free, loving America.  I hate to sound trite, but I truly am so grateful for and humbled by the freedoms we enjoy here thanks to the men and women in service, protecting us and our way of life.  photo 1-6