My photo-journal of sorts.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Eh.. not quite a post

Been sick. But thought this was a fun way to document snippets of the past year. It's some of my facebook statuses from 2010:

Monday, November 22, 2010

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Entry 69


I think he got some of Justin's monkey, but he swears he's being Spider-Man.

Leaf Stomp

One of our friends and I were reminiscing about when Kadence was little (3 or 4) and he said, "Remember when we had you guys over for dinner, and my sister joined us, and Kadence said: "Why is she eating with us?"" lol ^_^

Fall Colors Behind Our House

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Entry 68

I was recovering this day, and still quite sick, but I wanted to get Phin outside. So I went out front and laid down on the stoop. I'm sure everyone that drove by thought I was a weirdo, but at least it got Phelan tuckered out.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Entry 67

Although it looks deceptively like a nightshirt, it's actually a child's small. (cute!)

Backwards Day

Ryan took this picture. You might be able to tell that he was the one who took her to school this morning, because even though it was backwards day, I NEVER would have let her wear her pants backwards too! (I was sick with the throwup bug that day)

Ground Level

Entry 66

I love how thick and pretty her hair is.

Squished "Nutwoods"

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Entry 65

Tallest Tower

This is the tallest tower he has ever built. He was quite thrilled about it. So thrilled he...

...did his tough guy happy dance pose.

Then he very carefully disassembled it, piece by piece. I asked him if he wanted to just knock it down, but he just looked at me appalled.

Autumn Leaves

Kadence and Ryan had an "art lesson" and he showed Kadence how to sketch and make leaves. They went outside and collected a bunch of different types and then came in and made these. I really like the ones he put above her bed. I don't know if you can tell very well from the picture, but he hung them so they are kinda 3D on the wall. Kadie loved it.

Attack Cat!

She doesn't really ever "attack" but she certainly does pounce. She loves popping out unseen and making me jump. Afterward she struts away all proud of herself.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Entry 64

Rediscovering Elmo

After school Rootbeer Float

She's Really Soft

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Entry 63


Sleeping Bat


Entry 62

At the State Fair:

Day 61? ENTRY 61

Once again, we have had some technical difficulties. Photoshop on my laptop got a virus and stopped working. Then we purchased a new monitor to set up our other computer downstairs where the laptop used to be and it took Ryan a while to find time to set it up and install photoshop. Now the problem is that all/most of my summer pictures are on the external hard drive (our backup) and the laptop and I'm not sure how to access them there. With the amount of time that has passed, I figure I better just work with what I've got. So here is entry 61, not Day 61.

And the laptop is now used mostly for the kid's online games...

On the way to Kadence's school every morning we would drive past a patch of sunflowers growing on the side of the road. Finally, one day after school I got the kids together and took them to shoot:

What does a little boy do in a field of sunflowers?? Kicks them of course. Then karate chops, then wrestles them to the ground. It reminds me of Justin arming me and him with a stick when we were little, and then going out to wage war on the berry bushes that grew in the horse pasture. Our sticks would be stained dark purple (blood) and the stems would clearly show the ravages of war by the time we were through. It was always so exciting when they grew back so we could once again beat back the siege.

Kadie Smells

Me and My Boy
(Taken by Kadence)