Here are the girls when we first got here. We ran down to the beach to collect some rocks for later painting. A few interesting things about this picture. With the girls standing on the rocks it probably would be hard to tell who is who. Of course you can tell which one is Lily, since she is the oldest and tallest. She is 9 years old, 49 pounds and 50 inches tall. Then Meilynn in the pink shirt and white crop pants. She and Emma who are only three months a part have always gone back in forth in size. They are very close, but for the most part, Emma has been the the taller of the two, until this year. Meilynn is 44 and 3/4 inches tall and weighs almost 40 pounds and Emma is 44 inches tall and weighs 40 pounds. Meilynn is 7 and Emma turns 7 next month. In this picture Emma looks shorter than everyone and it looks like she has short hair. I think it looks really cute, but her hair is really the same length as Meilynn's. And then there is our little Jilly (Jilliana). I think she is going to be the tallest when they are full grown. She is 4 1/2 and is 40 inches tall and only 29 pounds. But in this picture she looks taller than Emma.
After the parade we had a bar-b-que and then went to the fireworks. The next day we drove down to La Jolla and watched the gliders at the gliderport. We went up to Leucadia for Mexican food. It was a great Fourth of July.