This last weekend we went up to Copper Harbor to see Joel’s band play. Copper Harbor is at the tippiest-toppiest point of the Keweenaw peninsula, right in the middle of Lake Superior. About an hour’s drive from us, and a gorgeous spot.
The band was playing in a park next to the Copper Harbor School, which is Michigan’s only surviving (still functioning, that is) one-room school house. At least, that’s what my friend tells me. I haven’t double checked the information.
It had a fun playground, which is where the girls spent most of their time, along with one of Bria’s good friends whose dad also plays in the band.
The playground even had a merry-go-round, which my kids have never seen before in their lives. So crazy! Bria hated it, but Chloe and Sophia had a lot of fun with it.
Especially Sophia. At one point, she was doing interpretive dance on it while it was slowly spinning. I wish I could have gotten better pictures because it was hilarious. Right in rhythm with whatever the band was playing. Totally in her own little ballerina world.
As you can see, it was a beautiful, sunny day. And it was hot. Chloe doesn’t do so well in the heat, her little cheeks immediately turn bright red (and I even kind of minimized the red in the picture) especially if she’s running around having lots of fun playing.
Despite all of the fun, there was bound to be a tantrum or two. Especially when mom says you can’t have any more cookies. Darn it.
Luckily the band was finished right about then and we had other commitments to rush home to.
Like watching Star Wars.
(That’s the girls new favorite movie. We’re even thinking of doing a Star Wars theme for Halloween this year. If they don’t kill each other over who gets to be Princess Leia, that is.)