Sunday, September 28, 2008

I am still here. Life has been hectic. Soccer most every night of the week. The go go go is wearing on my kids. I have noticed a change in their attitudes. Oh well, just a couple of more weeks. I am really loving the change of seasons that is upon us. I LOVE fall. I even put the Halloween decorations up today. A little early, yes. But I couldn't help myself. Well I hate to post anything without a picture, but honestly I haven't had time to even get my camera out. I do hope to take some updated pictures of Caitlyn. The one on my wall is so out dated. Also, I would love to get some family pictures. I can't very well take them myself. Maybe I can, who knows. I don't trust many photographers. I am so picky. So we will see. More to come in the days to follow. Take care.

Friday, September 19, 2008

The Last Of Our Summer Adventures

We took the boat out for probably the last time this year. Emilee decided she would rather hang out with Grandma so we dropped her off and since Emilee was staying behind we decided to leave Caitlyn behind as well. She is still a bit difficult on the boat so it worked out great. That left Cody. We had a great time hanging out with my favorite little guy. He cracks me up. He searched for shells, dug in the sand, splashed around a bit and even drove the boat. I am sad to see summer end but.... I guess this means I can get out all the harvest/Halloween decorations. YEAH!

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Why Moms Drink.

This is pretty funny. Enjoy.

A Mother, passing by her son's bedroom was astonished to see that
his bed was nicely made and everything was picked up.
Then she saw an envelope, propped up prominently on the
pillow that was addressed to 'Mom'.With the worst premonition
she opened the envelope with trembling hands and read the letter.
Dear Mom,
It is with great regret and sorrow that I'm writing you.I
had to elope with my new girlfriend because I wanted to
avoid a scene with Dad and you.
I have been finding real passion with Stacy and she is so nice.
But I knew you would not approve of her because of all her
piercing, tattoos, tight motorcycle clothes and the fact that she
is much older than I am. But it's not only the passion...... Mom
she's pregnant. Stacy said that we will be very happy.She owns a
trailer in the woods and has a stack of firewood for the whole winter.
We share a dream of having many more children.Stacy has opened
my eyes to the fact that marijuana doesn't really hurt anyone.We'll
be growing it for ourselves and trading it with the other people that
live nearby for cocaine and ecstasy.
In the meantime we will pray that science will find a cure for AIDS
so Stacy can get better. She deserves it.
Don't worry Mom. I'm 15 and I know how to take care of myself.
Someday I'm sure that we will be back to visit so that you
can get to know your grandchildren.
Your Son,
P. S. Mom, none of the above is true.I'm over at Tommy's
house.I just wanted to remind you that there are worse things
in life than the report card that's in my center desk drawer.
I love you.Call me when it's safe to come home

Friday, September 12, 2008

A little something about ME

Let others know a little more about yourself, re-post this as your name followed by "ology". Thanks Pam for sharing this. How fun!!


What is your salad dressing of choice?


What is your favorite sit-down restaurant?

La Fuentes, Mexican Restaurant.

What food could you eat every day for two weeks and not get sick of?

White cake with raspberry filling.

What are your pizza toppings of choice?

Canadian bacon and pineapple.

What do you like to put on your toast?

Butter and raspberry jelly.


What is your wallpaper on your computer?

A picture of Emilee with her horse.

How many televisions are in your house?


What color cell phone do you have?



Are you right-handed or left-handed?


Have you ever had anything removed from your body?


What is the last heavy item you lifted?

My one year old.

Have you ever been knocked unconscious?



If it were possible, would you want to know the day you were going to die?

For sure.

If you could change your name, what would you change it to?

I know when I was a kid I always wanted to change my name. I think I wanted to be Julie.

Would you drink an entire bottle of hot sauce for $1000?

NO, I couldn't do it. I might try.


How many pairs of flip flops do you own?


Last time you had a run-in with the cops?

Every night, but I tell them where to go.

What did you want to be when you grew up?


Last person you talked to?

My son, I tucked him into bed.

Last person you hugged?

My kids. at bedtime.





Christmas, but Halloween is a close second.

Day of the week?

Any day I don't have to go to work.


Missing someone?

Not really. My loved ones are close by.


Happy with a tab bit of annoyance.

Listening to?

Football game that Eric is watching on tv.


Nothing. I am not really into football.

Worrying about?

Finding time to get everything accomplished.


First place you went this morning?

Dropped the children off at school and then to the dentist.

What can you not wait to do?

Take a relaxing vacation.

What's the last movie you saw?

What Women Want

Do you smile often?

Of course.


Monday, September 8, 2008

A few moments for fun!

Life has been crazy busy lately. I was thinking with summer coming to an end things would slow down a bit, DIDN'T HAPPEN! Here are a few fun photos the kids and I took as we rushed from one event to the next. I love looking at them. Goofy yeah, but that's us!

Saturday, September 6, 2008

Soccer Season Fall 2008

Here we go again. Soccer has started. I love it!!!! This year is a bit different, we have two little athletes. Twice the practices, twice the games and twice the fun!!! Oh and did I mention I am coaching. Well I say I am coaching but really my name is on the roster. Emilee's coach backed out and it was either step up or she didn't play. I volunteered knowing that my husband would see me struggle a bit and take over, and he did. He does so much better than I could ever do with the kids. I am good at the organizing, tying of soccer shoes, a little encouraging for the girls and checking on the skinned up knees, other than that I am pretty useless as a coach.

Game one was today. All went really well. Cody is a riot to watch. He had fun and maybe he will blossom as the season progresses but for now well.... he sure looks cute. Em did awesome, she has some real soccer talent (must be from her dad's gene pool). Her team is pretty good, I think they will do really well this season. Anyways,the soccer season has officially begun. So basically every single night of the week we have some sort of soccer activity. Oh well, its just a little over a month long. So if you don't hear from me for awhile I am out chasing a soccer ball. See ya.

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Labor Day Weekend 2008

We had a wonderful weekend away. We packed up the trailer and headed to Orofino, Idaho. My family along with 7 others spent the days relaxing in the crisp cool mountain air. We spent the majority of the day gathered around a campfire, or taking off on a the four wheelers, playing croquet, frisbee or washers, but mostly just relaxing in a comfortable lawn chair sipping coffee and talking amongst friends. The kids played hard. They loved being able to wonder end the endless pasture hunting for frogs or walking the dogs. I took a ton of photos, if your interested in looking at them, click here!

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

We got a visit from the tooth fairy!

First day of school she lost her first tooth.