Thursday, April 30, 2009

Season Opener Ender(?)....

Last night was the first game of softball season for our family!

Brent is once again coaching the girls.
Hayden paying attention to me and not the meeting!

Kayla getting ready to bat!
Final instructions...
I wonder if those instructions included getting hit by the ball?
Hmmm...why is Hayden in the dugout you ask?
well...this is why!
Last week in practice they were being taught how to slide and Hayden did a beautiful attempt until the very end when her ankle turned up under her. She has ligament damage and most likely will be out for the whole season but we will know for sure in a couple of weeks.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Monday, April 27, 2009

Spring Break ~ NYC~ Day 3 (part 4)

Wow! What a long day!! After the museum, the park, and the zoo, we walked down to Rockefeller Center. We stopped at this old diner to have supper. It was very old!

this was our 'table'...
did you read the 'night watch' post? geez
the group ~ less me :-)
the Chrysler building
Only one more day and we are finished with this journey!

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Sunday, April 26, 2009

Spring Break ~ NYC ~ Day 3 (Part 3 -b)....

We wound up with so many pics of the kids at the zoo that I thought I would just pick some and make them there own post! They really had a great time once we got to the Children's Zoo where they could climb and play.

being turtles...

torn...being a child and being a teen
follow the idol...
through the eyes of a child...
Wow...this is taking me a while to finish up these NYC photos!
I have so much to share...there are about two days left of pictures!

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Saturday, April 25, 2009

Spring Break ~ NYC ~ Day 3 (part 3 - a)....

After our lovely stroll and lunch through Central Park, we made our way to the Zoo! Although we found the zoo to be small by our standards, we still had a good time!

Hayden teaching Pete how to be frugal....

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Friday, April 24, 2009

Spring Break ~ NYC ~ Day 3 (part 2)....

After the museum, we walked through Central park and had lunch at a hot dog vendor. This is something I have never done on all my ventures to the big apple. The park is an AMAZING quiet, peaceful and very beautiful!

We thought this was fun....'Zen K9' - behavior specialists!

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

The Night Watch...

When you are 12,

there is only one thing

that is so very important....

that you would just die

if anything ever happened

to this one thing!

It is so important

that you would hire


to guard this ever so

precious part of your life!


there is a little unforeseen problem

(when your 12 and asleep),

what happens when

the NIGHT WATCH (dog)

fails at her duties?'s our little secret

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Tuesday, April 21, 2009


Today I take a break in my own blog to let you know that MckMama needs our prayers more then ever today! Baby Stellan has gone to surgery as I type this post. It is a very scary, risky surgery because they have not had a heart case like his before! They have asked everyone to wear orange in his honor today!

Monday, April 20, 2009

Spring Break ~ NYC ~ Day 3 (Part 1)....

Another fun filled day with LOTS of pictures so I am splitting this day up between 2 days!
We started the day out at the American History Museum!

The view from our hotel!
At the museum....
Happy boy...
The entrance into the museum....incredible design!

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Spring Break ~ NYC ~ Day 2....

We started early this morning! We took the subway down to Battery Park and headed across to Liberty Island to see the city's #1 girl!

Molly and Hayden with New York as their backdrop!
Hayden and I (and Pete, kinda) with her majesty!
Toys R Us....what's wrong with this picture?
What a day....

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Saturday, April 18, 2009

Spring Break ~ New York City ~ Day 1

Hayden and I (along with Molly (my sister) and Pete) took a little 4 day trip to the Big Apple this week! As soon as we got to the hotel, we hit the ground running! It was a pretty afternoon so we headed to the park...Central Park!
The kids had a blast running around with all the other "city" children!

We had supper at the American Girl Store!
stayed tuned.... Day 2 ~ tomorrow!

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