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Baby's First Beach Fire

Posted by Pamela Vaughan

May 21, 2009, 12:07:41 PM

It sounds way worse than it actually is. Maybe I should've titled it, "Baby's First Fire on the Beach." Eh - either way, it sounds like Emmett is committing arson.

Anyway, during an impromptu trip up to Maine last weekend (James was needed by his parents for some manual labor. I shopped.), we made an awesome little fire on the beach. James' parents actually live right on the coast of Freeport, Maine in Casco Bay. Here's a shot of the fantastic view from their backyard:

[caption id="attachment_811" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="Backyard View of Casco Bay "]Backyard View of Casco Bay [/caption]

Just beyond the lawn in their backyard, there is a steep embankment that leads down to the beach, which is where we started the fire. Now that I think about it, I'm pretty sure it was actually my first fire on a beach as well (please let me know if I'm wrong and I've actually had a beach fire with you before). Kind of cool to share a first with my own son.

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhC907lHN6M&hl=en&fs=1]


Emmett was definitely mesmerized by the fire ...





[caption id="attachment_812" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="Emmett studying the fire "]Emmett Studying the Fire [/caption]

[caption id="attachment_813" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="Emmett with Gran Lucy by the ocean."]Emmett with Gran Lucy by the ocean.[/caption]

Grandpa Mac and Gran Lucy bought Emmett his first life jacket, which makes James and I very excited for Em's first boat ride this summer :)

Age Timer: 4 months, 6 days

Topics: Weekly Updates, video, Firsts, Maine, beach, fire

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