Thursday, September 17, 2009

Day 136

Thursday at the park with the homeschool group again.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Day 135

I took the kids in to have portraits taken today. The results are posted in my Facebook album (it should be a public link), but here's a shot I snagged with my camera phone while the photographer wasn't looking. Funny how different it looks watching the portraits than the results.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Day 134

The kids really like watching the popcorn pop in my Stir-Crazy! Looks like I got a bit too much in this batch.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Day 133

Sleeping babes in car seats. So sweet.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Day 132

Hanging out in Troutdale with the family. We saw these cute little bronze statues across the street from the city hall, so we had the cousins all sit for a picture.

After we were done walking through the little Old Town section of Troutdale, we went back to the house to load up our gear, then over to the Beverly Cleary park in Portland. We were in the middle of reading Beezus and Ramona so we had to go find the statues of the characters from the books. I love this shot of Sarah with Ramona!

One last picture today... my geek-ness is showing. The odometer in our Saturn VUE hit 091309. Today's date? 09/13/09. I even turned on the date stamp on the camera so you can see it.

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Day 131

Visiting at my brother's house in Portland. He and the kids found a couple little frogs in the front flower bed. The kids were pretty excited!

Friday, September 11, 2009

Day 130

We headed up to Portland today so we stopped at the Wildlife Safari on the way. As we happened to be sitting watching some giraffes, the feeding truck for the close-up encounters pulled around us. I got some great close-ups! I purposely took a couple with the passenger side mirror showing at the bottom of the frame so you can see how close we were.

I had no idea giraffe profiles were so bony and bumpy!

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Day 129

Mmmm... pancakes! I love my new griddle, it makes such lovely browned pancakes.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Day 128

A lovely sunset.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Day 127

Bathtime at Grandma's house! Complete with bubble-goatee.

Monday, September 7, 2009

Day 126

We spent this holiday weekend helping Dana (the one who helped us clear out the spare room last weekend) refinish her kitchen cabinets. They look great, and she owes us a ton of babysitting or decluttering help time! LOL Gotta love the barter system...

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Day 125

We went to Costco this afternoon and parked next to this Honda convertible. It was so tiny! I had to have Sarah stand next to it and snag a picture to show how tiny it was. Remember, Sarah is the 4-year-old. Only about 3 feet 3 inches tall. She's taller than the hood!

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Day 124

Another picture of Sarah... I held the camera out and she pushed the button to take her own picture. We were killing time waiting on Daddy and Hannah after church!

Friday, September 4, 2009

Day 123

Sarah drew her own little hopscotch game today. And when I say little, I mean little! Her little feet barely fit inside the squares!

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Day 122

We went to a BBQ at the clinic I work for this afternoon. Sarah seems to really be enjoying the cupcakes they had for dessert!

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Day 121

The moon came up before the sun fully set tonight. It looked really cool with some clouds cutting across it, especially the ones tinged with pink from the setting sun.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Day 120

This is the view from our church. It's really pretty, especially during the spring and fall. This is just before sunset, looking north, so it's a little dark. I love the way the sun comes across the tree tops as it sets.