Here's Seimi and Eejee eating their "bruf-kist 'tissert" together at the table. The tongs were the Mayor's innovation to assist in parceling out morsels to Mr. Eej.
It's not officially summer until the kids have filled our "swimming pool." For comparison, check out summer 2011 "pool" pictures here.
The Mayor and Hobbit Wife did a parenting-five when the box fan playlist went from Black Sabbath to Martin Luther, then ended with AC-DC.