Archive for March, 2010

Coloring Easter Eggs

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

We had fun doing our Easter egg coloring today. Here are some pictures:

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Lauren on TV

Saturday, March 27th, 2010

While we were at the Adventure Science Center, the kids ran into New2 meteorologist Jeff Ray, who was teaching about tornado safety. He spent a lot of time with the three of them, and a brief clip of an interview with Lauren was on the 10:00 news tonight. I did tape it, but I’ve only got it on VHS right now (Tivo was broken). I’m hoping to get it converted. (And yes, the Windows sticker shows up beautifully on the TV clip). Here are some pictures of the event while it was happening:

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Adventure Science Center

Saturday, March 27th, 2010

We went to the local science museum and had a good time. Here are some pictures of the kids. The story behind the “Windows” sticker on Lauren’s head is that she helped someone at school fix one of the computers, and she’s been wearing that sticker ever since.

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Wedding Reception

Saturday, March 20th, 2010

We had lots of family that we hadn’t seen in a long time, so the wedding reception was really a great time. The kids had a ball — they were at a table with their cousins Amanda, Nicholas and Matthew with no adults, and they were loving it!!

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Interestingly enough, by far and away the best pictures on the camera were the ones that Lauren took. She’s quite the photographer. These are hers (except for the picture of her, which I’m pretty sure Jake took). Great job, Lauren!!

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A Short Break

Saturday, March 20th, 2010

We had a little break between the wedding and the reception, so I took the kids to Graeter’s for ice cream (which they loved, of course) and then we went to Sharon Woods to walk around a little bit. What a great day it was to be outside, and a beautiful day for a wedding.

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Kevin and Aimee’s Wedding

Saturday, March 20th, 2010

The wedding was beautiful and everything went perfectly. The kids were fascinated by the whole thing. The priest, who signed the whole ceremony, did a wonderful job and gave a really moving homily. The whole thing was incredibly well done. Dan himself signed the first two readings and the petitions and it was really incredible.

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Dressed UP

Saturday, March 20th, 2010

Lauren, Jake and Beth are so excited to get dressed up for a wedding. They look so much older in their fancy clothes. Here are a couple of posed pictures.

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Mt. Storm Park

Saturday, March 20th, 2010

It’s great to be up visiting grandma and seeing other family members who are in town for the wedding. The kids were so excited about everything going on today that we decided to go to Mt. Storm park this morning to burn off some energy.

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Lauren’s Artwork

Friday, March 19th, 2010

Lauren made a beautiful painting which looks awesome in the poolhouse:

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Mamma Mia!

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

The kids were so into Mamma Mia and its soundtrack this summer that I knew we had to go see it when the traveling show came to town. Today was the last day for it at TPAC, and we went downtown, had a very nice lunch and then caught the show. Here are two quick pictures of the kids:

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Bonfire, S’mores and Ancient Greeks

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

We haven’t had a bonfire in the back yard since summer, so it was really fun to be able to do it again. The fire started up right away, and it was roaring pretty quickly. We had gone to our favorite Greek restaurant for dinner, and the kids wanted to hear stories about the ancient Greeks over the fire. We also made s’mores (“but I haven’t had any yet”). It doesn’t get much better than this.

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Amazing Day

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

The weather was unbelievable today. We had a great time outside in the sun. The kids even played “Medusa,” which really warmed my heart. Here are some fun pictures.

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Lauren’s Program

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Lauren had her program tonight. It was a very nice one about making the correct choices in life. The kids were really good singers, I was surprised. I was also very surprised to see that Lauren had TWO different speaking parts (most kids had none). She had told me she had one, but I didn’t know she had two.

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