Thursday, March 27, 2008

Happy Birthday Quinn

In all the excitement of having back-to-back birthdays, we forgot to post pictures of Quinn's new gift on our blog. Quinn celebrated his fifth birthday on March 13th and is eager for the fall when he starts his new adventure in Kindergarten. Quinn invited his friends and cousins to a birthday party but he got to play with his new Smart Cycle a day in advance. Happy Birthday Quinn!

Friday, March 14, 2008

Mica's Tortoise

Mica's new friend

Happy Birthday Mica!

Mica celebrated his 10th birthday on March 12th. He shares a birthday with his cousin Isabelle and his aunt Dahlia Lemafa, but I doubt that neither Dahlia nor Isabelle share Mica's passion for animals. For years now, Mica has been begging us for a tortoise. Not the little one's that are tucked away in a shoe box, but a REAL tortoise that grows and lives to be a hundred years old. We're not sure that this one will live to be a hundred in a house full of boys, but we're pretty sure that he will grow to be quite large since he's already eaten a head of lettuce since he set up camp in the boys' room. We thought we

Sunday, March 2, 2008

Hiking with Scouts

Its been a week since I accompanied the Scouts on their snowshoe outing to Big Cottonwood Canyon and I'm still sore. King and Chase were kind enough to hang back and help their old dad up to Doughnut Falls. The scenery was breathtaking, the hike was difficult and we walked away with a better appreciation for paved roads, a warm bath and more importantly all of God's beautiful creations.