a birthday bike to the beach

Eight is great!! Ruby is so ready to be eight, and she wears it well! In celebration of this momentous occasion we went on a great bike ride (about 2 miles each way), starting inland and ending up right at the beach! We ate our picnic lunch, and the girls had plenty of time for frolicking.

It was a beautiful sunny day, with the wind picking up just at the tail end of our beach sit. Ruby and her friend were perfectly matched with speed and agility, and my friend let me borrow their trail along bicycle for Ginger and me to keep up with the "gang". It was just great! Eight!