Friday, August 27, 2010

This Summer We...

played in the ocean.
swam at the lake.
floated in a river.
saw Nanny McPhee Returns.
ate Thai, Mexican and Chinese food.
bought new school clothes.
got rid of many old school clothes.
played over 100 games of chess and backgammon.
have decided that Nicole will be home educated for Junior High.
celebrated Matthew's 11th birthday.
celebrated Nicole's 12th birthday.
survived 6 months without my Mom.
heard Dallin H. Oaks speak at our Stake Conference.
ordered new couches. (They'll be here in THREE MORE WEEKS!!)
got tans that would make us look WHITE in Kansas, yet we are pleased for the NW.
didn't take very many pictures.
have been able to go to the temple at least once every month.
have made AWESOME friends in our new town and ward.
and much more.

My new school year resolution is to blog at least once a week. Life seems to have gotten busy! Hope all of you are doing well.


  1. I just got caught up on your blog and it was so fun! I need to be brave and start mine up again. I loved your post on kids emulating their parents. Miss you!

  2. Phew! Congratulations on an amazing summer, certain to be fabulous couches and feasting on the words of Christ through Elder Oaks. What a summer it has been!!