Here's the deal. When you cross the bridge from the mainland to the island, you have to be singing. Loudly. Windows down, speakers cranked. And it can't just be any song - no, it has to be carefully selected as a tune that will mark the summer season.
Last year (or maybe two years ago?) I remember crossing the bridge rocking out to Big Girls You Are Beautiful by Mika. It was a hoot.
This year, about halfway down, somebody announced that they knew what our song would be for this trip. No question, no argument.
It was "Burnin' Up" by the Jonas Brothers.
So, when we hit the bridge, the singing commenced. Check out Daniel's ever-so-groovy Diet Pepsi microphone.
If you look closely at the pictures, you'll notice the grass and the trees outside the window. Obviously, we weren't on the bridge at this point.
But we were singing.
Once we got here, we ran to the beach. Right away. Instantly. Even though David had to go to the bathroom somewhat desperately. It's another tradition - beach first. Say hello to the ocean.
Sarah had her camera, of course, and began snapping shots in the early evening light. Here are a few:
Me and my baby girls...