Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Monday, May 28, 2007
We started the day with a game of sand volleyball that was SO fun. Alyssa, you would have even had fun because we had some good people playing. Anyway, we rolled around and got dirty for two hours. Thank goodness for Nana and Grandpa Rawlins, they kept the kids inline so we could play.
After v-ball we headed back to our house for some awesome Texas BBQ that was SSOO delicious. At this point my nausea is starting to get much better but I still have some bad days (like Sunday when we had to stop at the in-laws house to get gum before going to church...you know, so I could keep my breakfast down), so I was SUPER happy that today was a non-nausea day and I could chow DOWN on that goodness. Mmmm...
After lunch a couple people went out to run errands while Eric, Kathleen and Garrett stayed with us to lay on our bed and listen to silly songs on YouTube. Yes, Alyssa, I showed them your video. You're famous.
THEN we went bowling. Yay! I love bowling. Cam and I shared a turn and he was so funny. It was also amusing that the bumpers came up for us everytime (and a little embarrassing when he wasn't with me...). At the end the lights went off for glow bowling and Cam loved it!
After bowling we went for ice cream at Braum's. Seriously, it was the perfect Memorial Day. Chase just made the comment that we packed about 6-months-worth of activities into one day...That's what made it so awesome.
Anyway, here are the pics. Enjoy! There's one of me posing so you can see the little belly that is starting to poke out. I'm about 13 weeks now. I guess I'm going to have to start telling people soon...
Wednesday, May 23, 2007
I haven't been able to get this SNL skit out of my head. It's better on TV because you can see Scarlet Johnasen's movements and gestures better, but seriously, is it really funny or is it just me?
I also can't get "Hallelujah" out of my head. Not the Handel version so much as the Jeff Buckley song (performed by Rufus Wainwright, though, obviously). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rx2wqkcQDHo
I need a new song to think of.
Friday, May 18, 2007
And so begins the saga of the three dead fish. Poor Zach.
It was such a bright and sunny day
and little Zach just wanted to play.
Laura arrived and had a large box
what was in it?
Not a fox.
"It has something to do with fish"
she replied, tucking the box away
so as not to be spied.
And so with a glance backward
Zach frittered away
and enjoyed his party for the rest of the day.
After lunch came presents
one at a time.
But Laura was gone
and the fish did still hide.
"Let's wait for our friend
to return once again"
said Mama Christy
to her impatient little hen.
We'll wait, then, you'll see
it will be great fun then
to open your box
in front of your friend.
So he waited and waited
till the days end.
When suddenly who should appear?
Laura and Preston and all of their gear.
The time had arrived
to open the box.
The group gathered together
there were oohs, there were aahs.
Scott, the daddy, took cautious measure
to check first to see just what was the treasure.
He laughed, he giggled, he look once again
then dryly replied, "well, then"
There definately were three fish in a box
however the poor fish had run out of luck.
They floated on top of the water, so frail
the fish were not living
they were dead as a nail.
And so the day ended
the party so fun.
And what better way to end it
than to make a run
Thursday, May 17, 2007
Maybe if you're lucky you'll get to hear the heart-rending tale of the three dead fish at a later date. I'm still too emotional to discuss it just yet. HA!
Monday, May 14, 2007
Okay, so I know this is actually a picture of Miles in a Bunny coat at Easter (thanks, Natalie), but I thought it was appropriate for this post to show what an animal this kid has become.
Everyone sing along
"He's bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S" Seriously, Miles is quite literally turning into a banana. At least I think he'll eventually have to at least grow yellow skin. He LOVES bananas. He gets a banana and yogurt every morning for breakfast - that's how he likes it. But if he happens to see someone else eating a banana he has to have their's, too. And if he sees them at the store, or sitting on the counter, or if he hears someone whisper the word banana from another room in the house, he goes insane because he wants that dang banana. This kid is practically a primate! Does anyone know if scientists have ever found the "missing link" because Miles might just be it.
Thursday, May 03, 2007
Anyway, we all had a great time.
Sunday we stayed home since the boys were a little under the weather. We spent most of the time on the deck enjoying a seriously amazing day, but watched a little Finding Nemo as well. The boys had these costumes from Halloween last year and thought it would be funny to watch the movie in them.
Side note: Sara (Kilgore) told me about this great musician William Joseph. He's a pianist/composer who is LDS. His whole album is online at www.william-joseph.com I'm listening to it right now - it's fan-freakin-tastic. Thanks Sara.