While I've missed my opportunity to go for an afternoon swim, there's still a promise to keep and tasks to be completed. My suggestion: "Why don't I take the girls on up to Mom and Dad's house, and we'll meet you there?" Brilliant idea, if-I-do-say-so-myself!!!
I pack a pair of jeans, a belt, clean socks, a t-shirt, a fleece pullover, a pair of boots, and a pair of hiking shoes incase he's not in the mood for boots. The Tot decides to help me pack. This is what she added to the stack:
That girl knows that when Daddy packs, he always takes his shoe trees and a book. She even picked one with a mirror. Smart girl. Plain & Simple As That