Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Cam's Animal Scramble

Our dear friends from St. Louis sent Cam and Kyle birthday presents. I thought this would be a good opportunity to attempt to post a video online. Here goes...

video

Thank you Cin & Jack, we miss you and love you.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Trunk or Treat

We participated in our churches first attempt at Trunk-or-Treat. Cars decorate their trunks and kids walk to the trunks and get candy and other goodies. It was cooooo-old but we bundled up and had a really good time. Our trunk's theme was Spooky School.









Superman, Firefighter and 2nd grader with a winter coat on.
A scared firefighter, a smiley Superman and Cooper has some spy gear on - hard to see but he was indeed in a costume, of sorts. Thanks to our friend Katy for taking the picture.

Showering Auntie Jodi

We had a wedding shower for Jodi (Corey's little sister) early in October at Flandrau State Park in New Ulm, MN. There were many little and big helpers and lots of fun and silliness.



Here's Cam snuggling with Great-Uncle Brad (well mostly he's snuggling with Sammy the dog).
Samantha is a very good sport.


The boys are doing some serious table-scaping.

Playing games.




Corey is making breakfast the next morning.




Kyle playing with his cars.






The boys all cooking their dogs over the fire.








Love those dogs!




Achtung!

Back in September, Corey travelled to Hamburg, Germany to visit his brother's family. They did some sight-seeing in Amsterdam before hopping on a plane to go to the Benchmark facility in Brasov, Romania.

Jason's backyard complete with apple trees and beautiful gardens.


A common sight in Hamburg - park your car on the sidewalk.




The harbor in Hamburg.

Amsterdam

On the road to Brasov, Romania.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Stephanie School


Every Monday afternoon we go on an outdoor adventure with our friends from our early childhood class. Our friend, Stephanie, is the leader of the pack.

Pumpkin Patch









Saint Mary's University (in September)



Saint Mary's in October



Farmer's Park
This is where we lost one of our walkie talkies. I think it's downstream somewhere.




Camp Wenonah
We roasted dogs over a BIG fire.


Makin' Dirt



Tuesday, November 3, 2009

First Day of School(s)


Here are the boys on their first day of school(s):



Coop's first day as a Second Grader.


Coop with his buddies and his brothers. Not sure what Cameron is doing.




Kyle's first day of his Senior year in preschool. His second cousin Veronica is peeking around the sign.



And finally, drum roll please... it's Cameron on his first day of preschool! He started on October 28th. Potty-trained and in preschool, all before age 3. Way to go, Cam!