Sunday, January 31, 2016
We enjoyed stake conference today! The main message I came away with was a need to increase our faith for we will need it in years to come. It is hard for me sometimes to not be fearful about the future. I just try to remember President Monson's words "Your future is as bright as your faith."
Sunday, January 24, 2016
I want to record this somewhere and here is as good a place as any, I guess. When we were trying to decide if we should move to Fallon or not, one concern we had was the education system here. But after including it in our prayers, fasting, and going to the temple with the question, we felt like we should move. So we did. After moving, our concern about our kids education was still there. We weren't sure how our concern would be resolved. Within a year of moving here, a charter school was started that has ended up being a much better school than the ones our kids would have attended in Boulder City. I sure am grateful for the hand of the Lord in our lives!
Sunday, January 3, 2016
Sunday, July 19, 2015
The kids went on a great hike with grandpa Keith to a local waterfall. Next we surprised the kids with a trip to California from there. Visiting Great-Grandma Pikes house is always a treat. We had a blast at Zuma beach! Jeremy and his kids met us there. Abbey body boarded almost the entire time and got a sunburn (despite her sunscreen) to prove it. The kids were entertained from 12 to 5. It was awesome! Messy hair, sand all over everything and everybody, and fabulous memories!
Next we visited the L.A. temple. Eric and Abbey did baptisms for the dead while the kids and I played with the snails on the temple grounds. Then we went to the L.A. zoo and then later the park. Then the next day we went to the L.A. Science Center. Very fun! Then we watched a 3-D documentary on an imax screen. Very well done! Then bar-B-Q with smores. Yum!
Then home and recover. Loved it!!!! Total repeat!!!!
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Abbey pointed out to me that it won't be very many more years until I''m a grandma. Then another time she responded to me by saying "That is so wise mom, like a grandma." I laughed and laughed.
I'm low on enthusiasm for school. This week is teacher appreciation week and the lady heading it up is asking us to do these creative things. I am really low on desire to do anything creative. It's almost over!
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
A few days ago after asking the kids to get their responsibilities done, Brad explains to me that he is too sick to do his responsibilities done, but not too sick to run around.
That same day Brad decided to ride his scooter with his eyes closed. He crashed into our fence and got a gash on his head. He came in with blood dripping from his head.
We took family pictures today. I sure do love what cute, good looking kids I have! Eric too! Can't wait to share them!
We are visiting both sets of grandparents this weekend. Lots of family and lots of fun!
A few days later......What a fun visit we had over spring break with so much family! We loved having a pirate party with the Pikes and exploring caves with the Pearsons. We are so happy to have such fabulous grandmas and grandpas for our kids.
We enjoyed Carson's pinewood derby tonight.