You will have significant experiences. I hope that you will write them down and keep record of them, that you will read them from time to time and refresh your memory of those meaningful and significant things. Some may be funny. some may be significant only to you. some of them may be sacred and quietly beautiful. Some may build one upon another until they represent a lifetime of special experience. - President Hinckley

Friday, July 23, 2010

Hot Springs - Picture Overload

Today we went out ot Givens Hot Springs. I had called Dad to tell him I was going to a pool with my kids and my nieces...he had suggested going to the hot springs instead - so we did. And what a blast we had. I even did a few "cannon balls." Each kid got braver the longer we were there. Tyler even got his face wet and didn't cry too much. Gwennie thinks she's a pro swimmer and Hunter was jumping in in the deep end without floaters. It was so much fun and my kind of swimming - the water was warm...I hate hate to be cold. So, thanks dad for going with us, driving, and taking pictures it was fun!

One step closer....

To the Wolf in Cub Scouts. Hunter asked Bill to help him make a bird house so that he could pass a requriement off towards his Wolf Rank. He spend a couple of hours over there working with him. Bill had drawn up plans cut wood and then walked Hunter through the process

Saturday, July 17, 2010

4 and fabulous!

Tex turned 4 on the 14th! We had a Toy Story/ Iron Man water party for him in the afternoon with his friends and then pizza and more partying after Travis got home from work. He is the sweetest kid! He let his friends open his presents (becasue they asked) he let them help him blow out his candles and he shared his toys. So, here are some of my favorites in this the 4th year of his life.
*He is always smiling
*He wants to be like his older siblings
*loves to play with his friends
*If he's tired he goes to bed on his own
*Hates with a passion to have any water on his face (even in the bath)
*Loves Dinosaurs
*Super excited to go to preschool in the fall
*His grin and sprinkles of frekles across his nose/cheeks can melt your heart
*He loves life
*He always says - "mom (or whoever he's talking to) do you know I love you?"
*I catch him singing "Follow The Prophet" on numerous occasions
*He has a mild temperment
*He's very analytical about choices - how it will affect him and if it will make Jesus happy or sad.

Dallin got his own fork.

Little boy - your energy for life is so fun! I love having you so close to my heart and hope that every mom gets someone like you in their family. What a blessing you are to have! I love you!