Showing posts from September, 2010

School Carnival

Ryan's school had a little carnival to raise funds for the School Community Council.  It was a really fun event with lots of things for the kids to do.  Evan had a baseball painted on his face. Ryan got a spider. Keali painting Evan's face. Karrie painting Ryan's face. Ryan enjoying some cotton candy. Evan driving a fire truck. Evan in the driver's seat. This was the safety part of the carnival.  They had the fire engine set up to tour.
We were so glad that Daddy was able to go with us on our little outing.  It has been really fun being in this Elementary School phase of our lives.  I'm enjoying all of the school activities and events.  We have another one tonight!


Last Friday through Monday, the boys, my mom, my grandparents, and my brother and I all went for a trip to Yellowstone.  We figure it's probably the last time that my grandparents will get to go, so it was nice to all be there together for that.  I've been to Yellowstone two times before, both trips I went with my grandparents.  Funny, they must like the place.  Anyway, it has been about 15 years since I was there (man, am I old enough to say stuff like that?) and so I was really excited to get up into the mountains and show my boys all of the things that I remembered about it.  Unfortunately, we spent WAY MORE TIME IN THE CAR than I had anticipated and not nearly enough time looking at stinky holes in the ground.  But, I'm over it, I've moved on, and looking back (well, it hasn't even been a week yet) I think the boys experienced some things that they wouldn't have otherwise.  In the end, I'm glad we went.  One of my mom's cousin's wife has a famil…