Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Big brother

Must be nice to have someone to look up to. 

Monday, August 21, 2017


In case you were wondering, I still only have two daughters. The toes in the middle belong to a very insistant Lincoln that he be included in this activity. He painted them himself. 

Gabe the pretzle

It is a crumby back-lit picture, that's my fault, but let's just focus on the fact that Gabe can still do this! He can put not one, but both feet behind his head at the same time. I don't think he will be able to do it much longer and I haven't seen any of my other children attempt it. At least he will be able to say, "I used to be able to..." 

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Happy 34!!!

It is this stud's birthday today. I officially welcome him to his mid- thirties (34). I've wanted to take this picture for a while because we won't be able to do it forever. I would have hopped on his back but then there wouldn't have been anyone left to take the photo. Daddy's guns to "DOOM DOOM". 

Monday, July 17, 2017

Gabe 11 years (plus a little)

My sweet 11 year old. Gabe has more gaps in his mouth than teeth I think. He is still burning through fantasy books especially now that it is summer. He is also enjoying sleeping in and has become increasingly responsible with chores and assignments. Gabe was recently upgraded to our only child with his own bedroom when we moved him into the guest bedroom and Alara into Ruth's room. He loves to laugh and does a great job being a "buddy" with the younger three children. As of his birthday Gabe is 5'2", coming quickly for my 5'5". 

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Photo Shoot

This session of my mother and her husband Barry was funnier than I expected. Between laughs we took a few shots of the happy couple. They have been married 5 1/2 years and still act like newly weds. Mom and Barry are  both young at heart. Barry is also kind, gentle and generous with my sister and I and all the grandkids. Quite a catch mom. Thanks for the visit, here’s to the golden years!

Monday, July 3, 2017

Little bunnies

Zach bought the boys an origami book for Christmas and sometimes things like this show up in our home.