Here is how the minions prefer to beat the heat and enjoy their summer days.
Exercise does a body good.
Then it's time to hit the water. Water battles are inevitable.
It's also a good idea to show off your latest temporary tattoo.
Looking for bugs is a great way to pass the time. It also helps to have your dad find a cicada in its late nymph stage as he's turning over the horseshoe pits.
A quick trip on the paddle boat means Mom can take pictures of her "boring flowers". Some of them do look like they could be in a Dr. Seuss book though, which is sort of neat.
When evening falls, throw on some vintage shades and blow things up - well, watch others blow things up.