FAMILY, FEATURE STORY

So long, Summer.

Happy first day of fall! Today, Zhen got a little weepy when I told her it’s the first day of fall and summer is now over.

“I’m not ready for summer to end,” she whispered wiping a fallen tear from her cheek.

I gave her a hug and reminded her of all the fun things she loves about the fall: apple picking, decorating pumpkins, Halloween, and her birthday! So she’s happy for the fall now, and I am, too!

What about you? Are you ready for the fall?

Here are a few cute photos I took of the kids this summer.

Sentrock mural for BLKOUT Walls Mural Festival in Detroit (North End community)
The kids visiting artist Sentrock’s mural for BLKOUT Walls Mural Festival in North End, Detroit.
The boys were excited to show off their new screen print signs by Talking Dolls and One Custom City at the third Sidewalk Detroit Festival.
Talking Dolls and One Custom City screen print at the third Sidewalk Detroit Festival in Detroit
Zhen loved her sign so much that she hung it up over her bed.
Zhen and Zechariah got to help Detroit artist Phillip Simpson paint his beautiful mural at the Joy-Southfield CDC. This was during the third Sidewalk Detroit Festival. They helped paint the lemon yellow (seen here in the photo).
After a year of missing the beloved Belle Isle Conservatory, we were excited to visit Detroit’s historic city greenhouse. It was also Zaya’s first time visiting the conservatory!
Belle Isle Conservatory in Detroit, Michigan
Thanks for capturing our photo together, Kayce!
Belle Isle Conservatory
A superhero-themed birthday party in Highland Park (Detroit) for a dear family friend
Zephaniah and Zaya enjoying a summer swing at the party.
Checker Bar Detroit mural located in Downtown Detroit
So long, Summer!

Thank you for following along this summer! I hope you’ll stick around to see what we’re up to this fall. xoxo


All photographs are courtesy of Jennifer Hamra for Good Life Detroit.

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