Thursday, October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween!

To be timely for the holiday, I'll share some more recent photos. First, a couple from our "cousins in the pumpkins" time last Saturday at the Dallas Arboretum:

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And now, some photos from our church's "Trunk or Treat" last Sunday night:

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The band was pretty good! Very entertaining!

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LM really enjoyed himself. 
I mean, there WAS candy involved!

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He painted this little pumpkin.

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And the playground was part of the fun, of course!

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And there's my costume too.

Today, LM has trick or treating and a Halloween party at school, and then we will trick or treat tonight with his cousins. Halloween is one of those holidays that, at least to me, is way more fun to experience with kids. Once mine are grown, I'll be renting some out. You have been warned. I hope your holiday is a fun one!

See you soon.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

August in Indiana

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Look at that! I've made it to August and it isn't even November! Woo-hoo! LM and I visited Indiana for a week in early August. Here are some of photos from that visit. I have more photos to post from this visit, but I may go ahead and post some Halloween photos for the rest of the week and then return to these photos after that. We'll see how it goes:

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A very serious worker here.

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Playing at Nana's with Cora

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Slides!

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Looking really tall on Unk's shoulder

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Children in the wood.

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Playing in Gibson's box!

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One afternoon we went to watch Deacon's football practice.

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This is what the littles did while practice was on.

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Talking with the football player!

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Oh, and we had to swing at Grandpa's a few times too.

While in Indy, we also went out on a lake with Unk, went to the State Fair, spent time with Nana and with Grandpa, and celebrated Cora's birthday. More on all of that later!

See you soon!

Tuesday's Party

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Max, Tuesday and LM

Way back at the end of July, we attended LM's friend Tuesday's birthday party. It was a Minnie Mouse theme. Max was also there - these three have been good friends since they were babies - their new teachers in their 3 year old classroom learned very quickly these three could not nap near one another, for example, or no napping would take place. 

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At the party, there was this Minnie balloon - the two boys thought it was awesome, turning it immediately into something to pull around the room and use as a punching bag. Looks like a punching bag to me! Anyway, this upset Tuesday quite a bit...so Minnie got relocated to the gift table, out of reach of the boys. 

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So they moved on to the hats...

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...and the hula hoops (Minnie still in reach in this photo...)

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Minnie Balloon's new home, with the gifts.
 
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There was a DJ (corner), so the kids danced a lot. 
Tuesday's sister (left polka dots) and Mom (right) dressed as Minnie Mouse for the party.

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The Chicken Dance!

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LM monopolized one of the hula hoops for most of the party...

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A little later, Minnie Mouse herself showed up!

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Max and his big sister Eva with Minnie!

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LM with Minnie

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The cake!

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The birthday girl with her Minnie Mom and Minnie Mouse

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Minnie Mouse had a lot of jobs - like Pinata holder!

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Collecting the goods.

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Tuesday got right to work eating the fruits of the pinata!

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Then there was more dancing!

LM had a great time.

See you soon!

Monday, October 28, 2013

More Randomness

As I go through photos, I find these that don't really fit a whole post, but I love them anyway:


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Many of these random photos are taken at restaurants.

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This game will be sweeping the nation soon...
...or not.

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This had to be mid-tale. 
And he can tell some tales!

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Playing with balloons near his birthday party date.

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What IS that on Uncle Steve's chin?

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A photo of me (sans glasses, actually) taken by LM.

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This is how you eat an ice cream treat, no?

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More restaurant photos.
They are just so cute together!

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Clearly, he could have a career in the circus.

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Have iPad, will watch Yo Gabba Gabba

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A good nap.

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Matching Biz shirts.
Pay no attention to the cat who photo bombed them.

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Singing the song about fingers -"where is pointer, where is pointer"
This is the unfortunate "tall girl" moment.

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Waiting for Mom and Dad to get ready for church.

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He loves his Dad so much.

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Post-Popsicle - after he "cleaned his face"

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SOPAPILLAS!

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Dressing up one morning in the car on the way to school.

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Putting puzzles together with Nonna - this boy loves puzzles.
And his Mama is amazed at how well he can do them.

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Fun  in our own backyard "park", as LM calls it.

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He made that out of a Kiwi Crate.
He loves getting the Kiwi Crate in the mail!

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Speaking of Kiwi Crate - rockets from another crate!

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A "banji" as LM calls it.

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Sporting his team - the Texans - ask him.

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"cheese!"

Ok, enough. 

See you soon.