Monday, September 29, 2008

A day full of chalk

Today Ben wanted to color outside... first he "outlined" me (it turns out I look like a big blob) and then I outlined him..
Then he wanted me to color some pumpkins.. He asked for a green one -- and when I started to draw this one.. he said "Oh, I guess you're drawing an egg." Sheeesh - such a critic... But he was VERY excited when he wanted a WHITE Bat.. and the WHITE showed up -- it doesn't on most paper you know.. and WHITE is Ben's FAVORITE color (of the month).
Such a serious face for a little guy
and then the cheeser

Lately, everything to Ben happened "Yesterday"... He saw Aunt Laura, YESTERDAY; He skied YESTERDAY; He was a Dragon for Halloween YESTERDAY.
If only it were true, yesterday would've been ONE GREAT DAY!
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Friday, September 19, 2008

Arrr! it's Pirates Day matey

Got me a case of the 'not-quite-completed's..I was hoping to have these 'ere shirts (one for Jacob) completed by today... Jake will have t'wear his some other day, arrrr -- which is ok for the little scallywag (in the nicest of definition). Me pirate captain cracked the whip today until I finished his 'ere shirt. Whadya think me matey?
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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Ben and Jake

Jacob was happy pushing around the basket by himself, but somehow, someone convinced him to climb in and Ben pushed him around the house... Jake was NOT happy..

Who is this kid? When did he start looking so old.. and big... ??
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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

3rd video of the Year...

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Monday, September 1, 2008

I guess I'll keep him afterall....

3 yrs and 1 month to the day!....
Months of coaxing...
2 yrs and 1 month of owning a ski....
1 round of swim lessons...
and what does it get us??

2 proud parents when their kid skis for the FIRST TIME!!!
Ben skied BEHIND the BOAT today!!!
No pictures or video as proof... we were too busy watching our BOY SKI! Maybe next weekend we'll try again and get some vid..
Happy Labor Day to us...