Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Pool Party


It's a grey, wet day today, but we were lucky that Sunday was a pleasant, sunny one for our inaugural swim in Mike and Darla's new pool. I'm amazed at how quickly the process went. One day Darla said, "We're thinking of getting a swimming pool" and almost before the words were out of her mouth, there was a digger in her backyard. And then the next day, she called us to come for a swim. It was THAT fast. Mike and Darla (and their neighbour) may have a slightly different version than that, but those pool guys aren't lazy.
And it's beautiful. All of it - the shape of the pool, the concrete, the liner, the slide. Spencer made me promise that we'd get a slide just like theirs if we got a pool. That's one promise I'm pretty sure I can keep. As much as I wish this was the view of my backyard, I am happy to drive 10 minutes and share theirs.



Nice form, Maddie! We took a break for some delicious food (vegetarians - look away)...
... and kept swimming until dark.
I think we've found the perfect location for our mythical Bloggers Reunion.

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

It's not a myth!!!

Sio.

Anonymous said...

Ellen your pictures make the pool look even more beautiful than it is ( especially the shot of the chops and beer) - very nice photos!! Soon we may be hiring you to take our family photo's.

I couldn't figure out why you kept moving different articles around our back yard - thought you were a klepto - but now i know that was to get that perfect picture!


Mike

PS - where are the pictures of the 2 bikini babes that were around the pool that day ( i am not referring to Chloe or Maddie)

Anonymous said...

Way cool pool! Way to go Mike and Darla.

Sheri-Lee
P.S. Can I be a part of the mythical blogger group?

L said...

What, Sio?!? Have you had a reunion without me?! You're in, S-L.

Mike, if only I could've fit the slide into my bag. I'll post a shot of us bikini babes as soon as I finish photoshopping my head onto Megan Fox's body.

Anonymous said...

I thought you were calling the idea of a blogger reunion a myth - as in it will never happen.

It's not a myth!!

Sio.

If i was in a play in Winnipeg in February, would everyone come and see it?

Anonymous said...

Yes Sio!

Sheri-Lee

Anonymous said...

I'll come too, Sio!

And ellen...you'd better photoshop me a rocking body!

D.

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I like the commenters who are saying the nice things about the pool. :) Much more than the Asian wife type comments.

D.

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