this is andrew, mara, maddie and ruby. yesterday, i got to hang with mara & ruby while their parents, bettie and matt shot a wedding. a few hours into the day, andrew and maddie's mom, emily, called and said she needed to get her kids outside and quick. it was serendipitous since i was already at the park with ruby & mara. so, they came and met us. we had a picnic and soaked in the sunshine. there was a great deal of time spent on the merry go round, tire swing and the super tall curly slide that looked just like the one i used to play on when i was their age. i'd be lying if i told you that all this fun didn't leave me with some sore muscles today. it was worth it.