Archive for July 2007

Life As We Know It

July 31, 2007

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I’m too exhausted to post any more pics from our trip to Burlington.  Daddy went out with the guys tonight.  I dreaded the thought of staying home alone with 5 children for 8+ hours.  So after work we headed to Burlington.  Met Jenny at the hospital (where she works) around 3:30 and by the time we stopped to visit with eveyone who wanted to see the boys and made a trip to the cafeteria for cottage cheese and cookies, it was 4:30 or 5.  Headed down to Big Muddy’s for dinner.  Took some pics by the river and then played in the fountain.  Stopped for ice cream.  Then headed home around 8ish. 

Would have loved to get a picture of 5 happy, smiling children…but to this day that hasn’t happened.  So I again titled this picture….”life as we know it”.  Pure exhaustion.  Pure joy.  5 beautiful loving children with their own personalities going 5 different directions at one time.  I could not have been blessed with a better family.

Thanks Jenny for sharing in our lives.  We had so much fun today (even though I was about to go insane by the end 🙂 )

Pictures of Walking Boys

July 30, 2007

Tonight the Boys were walking like crazy. 

Vaughn:  He will let go of things and take several steps before losing his balance.
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Lincoln walking:
He can stand well, but can only take a few steps before falling.
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Lincoln wearing Kimmee shoes on his hands.  His favorite thing to do these days.
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Gavin walking.  He can’t really take any steps yet.  He stands and falls forward.  But Lincoln and Vaughn were walking and he wanted in on the action so badly!!
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Lincoln combing his hair.
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Gavin playing Peek A Boo.  Him and Lincoln like to play peek a boo…and it’s cute how they cover their ears instead of their eyes.073007-gavin-playing-peek-a-boo.jpg

On the Way Home from Grandmas

July 30, 2007

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Relaxing Poolside

July 30, 2007

Chillin’ on an intertube in the whale pool:
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Grandma made snowcones.  They started out using the fancy cone shaped cups…but by the fourth or fifth one…they just got sippy cups.
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Gracie Floating:
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On the Pond

July 30, 2007

The Cattails…which will turn into hot dogs 🙂
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Daddy and the Girls:
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Lucy:
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Grace:
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In the Paddleboat:
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Girls in the Pool

July 30, 2007

Tea Parties in the Pool:
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Fun in the Pool

July 30, 2007

After Fishing and Lunch…everyone wanted to swim:
Vaughn:
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Gavin:
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Grandma and Lincoln:
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Vaughn:
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As usual, they’re all going in different directions.
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Lincoln standing on his own.
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