Archive for July, 2010

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

outbowled by a toddler, jousting, and mr. caterpillar

There has been so much on our agenda lately that I’ve still got stuff from last week to post about. A neighbor told me about how the local bowling alley was offering a “kids’ club” which basically allows kids to bowl on weekdays for free. I’ll tell ya, this is a brilliant marketing tactic on […]

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

pioneer day

Our church congregation had its annual Pioneer Day Picnic (a holiday which commemorates the Mormon pioneers’ trek west into the Salt Lake Valley) this past Saturday. I’m on the activities committee, so I had to help run the event and not get to take many pictures. The weather had been rainy the previous night which […]

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

the bike races, the bike races and not always the brightest

“The bike races!” “The bike races!” That’s what I heard most of Friday because the girls were evidently very excited about our future attendance with the neighbors to the International Cycling Classic & Superweek Pro Tour in downtown Kenosha. Since Mike is an avid cyclist riding his bike to/from work many days during the warmer […]

Monday, July 26th, 2010

hau`oli la hanau

That’s happy birthday in Hawaiian and was aimed at Alyssa. The girls and I had the pleasure of attending her luau themed birthday party last week. Alyssa’s daddy snuck out to hang out with my girls’ daddy, so I offered to help the birthday mom out with the festivities. And I must say Julie, the […]

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

blue socks and happiness

Annie and Mimi are as different as night and day. Oh sure, they are both girly, love to wear dresses/skirts, and just bathe in femininity. However, their personalities couldn’t be more contrasting. Annie loves people and is very outgoing. She will go up to any stranger to ask a question (for instance, at the bowling […]