Sunday, September 26, 2010

The Chooch is Dope!

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Here is a great video of Chooch dancing to that 90's classic from Bell Biv Devoe - Dope! Hope you enjoy his fly moves!

Tyler's First Deer!

This morning, T-bird shot his first deer during the youth deer hunt. It was a 3 point, taken with a shotgun from his tree stand. Pause the music and enjoy the thrill of the hunt. Hard to tell who was more excited...T or his dad! Congrats Bird, hope this is the first of many!

And the reaction....

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

10 years

Ten years ago today a little baby came into our lives. To my surprise, that baby was a girl! She has since blessed us with her zest for life, humor, fearlessness, beauty, talents, athletics, and heartfelt sincerity.

Happy Birthday Cal!
We love you more than you will ever know.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Recent Stuff

1) Back to School Pics!

2) Osto has a sudden and unexpected appreciation for wine. This is good, because I love wine and have someone to share it with...and bad, because I love wine and now have to share it.

3) T-Bird is running Cross Country with the 7th and 8th grade team. He is improving every time he runs and even having fun! I know we are having fun watching him.

4) Cal Trish joined the competitive gymnastics team and she will compete in Level 5 USAG sanctioned meets starting in January! She is learning her beam and floor routines and is loving it! More to come...

5) Chooch decided to pass on Karate and join Cub Scouts! More to come on that too.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Back at it

September always brings the end of summer, the end of the laze and the start of the craziness called back to school. Seems especially busy this year but in a good way. Happy to have my kids engaged, involved, and inspired to be part of something bigger than the world they know. Once they get over that fear of the unknown, they always soar! I guess we adults should take a cue from them huh?

I'm going to be an activity leader at church, which is scary in itself, right? Especially when you consider the audience is 7th and 8th graders! I will probably get more out of it than they do, so that is a reward in itself.

Find peace!

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Labor Day @ Camp Osto with the families

Please shut off the music to the right first.

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This year's Labor Day was a little chilly, but we still managed a lot of fun. The kids built some awesome forts and played in the woods. Lots of shooting and a chilly tube ride. Good food and great company! Thanks to Don, Curt, Dan, Nancy, Pat, Bob, Chris, Charlie, CJ, Katie, Riley, Hunter, Mark, Missi, Matt, Tyler, Calli, and Braden for making it a fun year again. We love having you all together and celebrating our wonderful family!