Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Vrooom, vrooom, errrrrt!!

Aubree bought this little remote control car for Scott's birthday back in Sept. It makes me laugh to think of all the entertainment it has provided for our family. Canon doesn't like the noise it makes and the fact that he can't predict where it's going next. Scott likes to chase him with it. Canon finally got wise and climbed up on Dad's back where the car can't get him. :)

This is how I found them after coming home from running errands.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

One last picture that didn't make it to the blog yesterday. Scott wasn't able to be at the Veterans' Day ceremony, so he asked me to take pictures with my phone and send them to him. Isn't technology wonderful? Anyway, Murphy's Law dictates that when you need lots of juice in your electronic devices, you won't have it. Between the dead batteries in my camera and the one in my phone, I snapped and shared as many pics as I could. This turned out to be a great morning!

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Thank you Veterans!!

As we take a few moments to honor our veterans today, we want to "shout out" to Grandpa Darvin and tell him how much we love and appreciate all he does for us and the sacrifices he made for the freedoms we enjoy!! We love you!

The girls' school had a Veterans' Day ceremony this morning, and although I was a little bummed about not being able to go to the Mesa Veterans' Day Parade, I was so proud of the contribution my family made to help honor the veterans that were present. Here is Kiersten reciting "In Flanders Field" in front of the veterans and parents.

Raegan and the rest of the student body that came sang,"This Land Is Your Land" . Kiersten is in the back row hidden by someone's head. Raegan sat for 45 minutes during the ceremony and didn't fidget or distract from the other speakers. She did a great job!! Rylee watched Canon for me so I could take pictures. Thanks for being who you are, girls!

Aubree played interlude music for the pancake breakfast. This piece was a Yankee Doodle Dandy Medley.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Canon turns 1!!!!

Canon turned one year old at the end of October. The girls were really excited and even woke him up at 5:37am to sing happy birthday to him.:)
We bought him a big ball and lots of balloons for his big day.
Canon is 28 lbs. but won't stand still long enough for me to measure his height. He has 14 teeth and still hasn't had an ear infection. I'm holding out as long as I can on the hair cut. I'm just afraid the curls won't grow back. :(

He wasn't as interested in his cake as we thought he'd be. He liked to squish it between his fingers, but not put it in his mouth. He had maybe 3 bites...yes that mess is from 3 bites!

Here Canon is sporting his new BYU jersey (Thanks Grandma!) while Dad writes his name on his tennis balls so the girls won't conveniently adopt them as their own!! Back off Raegan!

Monday, November 2, 2009

What are the odds?

Impossible that we would find street names for our guys, even more impossible that they would intersect so neatly for my picture. :)
We passed this street sign and couldn't get an angle that I liked without being hit by traffic. So as we were driving to find the angle we came across the Scott St. and Canon St. intersection. I'm sure the convenience store owner on the corner thought we were loony. Oh well, this is a one in a million picture!

Happy Halloween Creep!

Everyone got to be what they wanted this year, and everyone decided to be "not scary". Aubree was the princess who kissed the frog, Kiersten was a cute mouse that kept being mistaken for a rabbit, Rylee was a Cinderella, Raegan was "Santa Lucia" (Swedish folklore) and Canon was a cannonball ( my personal favorite) :)
Scott and I were a double-stuffed Oreo. I know...homemade and kinda cheesy, but we had fun. :)

KABOOM!! His hair is the wick...some insensitive lady said she would have never known it wasn't a girl. I wanted to punch her. I love that we were able to make the stroller into the cannon.
We came home with WAY too much candy. Time to exercise and start saving for the dentist bill.