Indiana Time

After four years, we finally made it back to Howe, Indiana and the lake house on North Twin Lake that Austin spent many summers at growing up. The last time we were there we had just gotten engaged. Obviously so much as happened since then. We had such a wonderful time and my parents came along to experience the lake as well. I will narrate the trip through the many pictures I took.

James’ first plane flight.

A trip around the lake on the pontoon. Life is good.

Checking out the Shipshewana Flea Market

Granny and Grandpa came too!


Getting the sailboat ready.

My Great Great Aunt Jean giving me some love!

Decorating the pontoon for the flotilla.

A view of the lake house from the pontoon.

Baby Uncle Sam helping dad drive the pontoon.

WE WON! Taking back the Flotilla Crown! Baby Uncle Sam was the clincher.

Of course right after we won our battery went dead. Austin and Skylar had to pull us back to the house.

Happiness is ICE CREAM! Austin with his cousin Donny.

Choosing the fireworks for the big show.

Doing what you’re supposed to when you visit the lake! The water was perfect!

Family picture

The beauty of the lake at sunset

This is remnants of the first firework set off. It obviously was a dud. Cousin Donny was almost blown up. Needless to say the boys were scared! Don’t play with fireworks kids!

Grandpa teaching James Happy Baby Pose

A sweet Oldsmobile we saw at the car show at the Essen Haus an Amish Restaurant.

Sitting up like a big boy in his high chair for the first time.

Aunt Jude teaching James how to drive the pontoon.

Thanks for having us Aunt Jude!!! We love you!

Classic family picture on the front steps.


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