Sunday, July 10, 2005

Harrison's Index -- Apologies to Harper's

  • 200 - the number of minigolf holes played by Hayes since July 1
  • $185.00 - price for 2 to charter fish on Lake Michigan -- kudos to Mom and Dad
  • 64 - lbs. of salmon caught on aforementioned charter -- some grilled, some smoked!
  • 81 - golf holes played by Harrisons since July 1
  • 25 - minutes Josh and Richard played with fire in order to entertain the family with super fireworks display!
  • 60 - minutes waited for lousy local fireworks in Frankfort, MI
  • 1 - deer hit on the way to lousy fireworks display (sad, yes, but no damage to the people or the van thank heaven)
  • 16 - number of boats in the 4th annual Long Lake July 4th Boat Parade (a fun and tacky tradition I hope continues for some time)
  • 60 - number of guests at annual Long Lake Cookout following boat parade
  • 4 - lbs. of pasta salad consumed at cookout
  • 15 - minutes of rain experienced at said cookout
  • 5 - total number of canoe trips this summer on the lake
  • 8 - number of antique photographs purchase
  • 2 - number of new collages completed since July 1
  • 3 - number of books Amy has read since July 1
  • 2 - new baby announcements: Congrats to Julie and Chris; Baby Reese arrived July 8 -- Congrats to Dawn and Bob!
  • 1 - number of suitcases left by one funny sister upon departing the Lakehouse
  • 3 - number of art projects Amy & Eleanor have completed together
  • $2.50 - price per gallon of regular unleaded in Beulah, MI
  • 1 - number of time-share weeks Amy wants to purchase in Hilton Head
  • 2 - miles walked by Amy and Hayes to see beautiful Lake Michigan
  • 5 - number of Superman icecream cones consumed by Hayes
  • 24 - number of ice pops consumed by Hayes
  • 1 - average number of cellular phone indicator bars displayed on phones in Honor, MI
  • 1 - days of rain since July 1 (could you actually call it rain?)
  • 4 - number of wild turkey sightings since July 1
  • 230 - miles traveled locally
  • 7 - number of scrapbook pages completed since July 1
  • 0 - number of TV channels received at the Lakehouse
  • 0 - internet accessibility
  • 1 - NPR stations available in Honor, MI

Missing civilization and loving the seclusion!

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Amy Amy Amy - love you all so much - wish we could have you here and there at the same time...

I'm thinking of having a party for "best book i read this summer" what do you think?

Amy H said...

Love the idea -- count me in!