A couple of weeks ago, after visiting Mandi and Matt, we drove to Buford, GA where P's parents just bought a house on Lake Lanier. We had belated birthday celebrations for Pierce and Luther, went over house renovation plans, swam in the lake, and just generally relaxed.
Then we headed down to Bradenton, Florida where my dad grew up, and onto Anna Maria Island, where my parents had rented a condo for a couple of weeks. There we played in the sand, surfed the waves, hung out in the pool, and ate lots of really good food (i.e. the Columbia). The perfect summer vacation.