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Archive for October, 2008

Headed down to the Old Grist Mill . It is so beautiful there in the fall. Love it!

Zach…

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And his catch of the day…

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And Katie. Isn’t this just the best smile?!?

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My post-processing got rid of McKenzie’s freckles and I’m trying to bring them back.

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Now for the horses! This is Kasey. She was posing for me. So funny!

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And Katie on  Molly. Definitely the sweeter of the two.

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My turn!

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William was so excited to be on a horse!

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Pumpkin Patch!

We threw on out mud boots and headed out to the Pumpkin Patch. It was such a beautiful, crisp fall day! William loved the hay ride. We went on it twice and he won’t stop talking about it! We also got to see the cutest baby cows! So precious.

Taking a break on a pumpkin

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And giving Grandma a big hug

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Off to the hay pyramid!

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Ready, set…….

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JUMP!!!

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So fun!

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Baby Andrew

So precious!

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That birth weight is not a typo. He really was that big!

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I mad the blocks for the shoot. Light blue and brown. I might have to do that for every newborn.

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Look at those chubby cheeks. love it!

And, big brother Anthony…

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Fireman William

We headed down to the fire station today with Christie and Sidney to visit Ben and see the cool fire trucks. William was so excited! He was so shy at first because he thinks firemen are so cool! It was like meeting a movie star for him!

This one might have to go in his room

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Ben in his outfit.

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 lol! What the heck is that expression on my face? Saucy.

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And the kids on the truck

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Thanks for the tour Ben!

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Apple festival

This Sunday was Apple festival! I set up a booth and handed out a lot of flyers. I’m so glad the weather turned out so beautiful! I think I got a bit of a sunburn on my nose.

I left my camera at home so I didn’t get any pictures 😦 But, that’s okay since they had a ‘Bible Times’ photo booth! The lovely couple fron Freckled Pear Studios were working hard! Here are a few shots of my Neighbors and me.

It starts out innocent…

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We are so angelic. Everyone except for Rachel. lol!

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Then we start to get rowdy. Not sure what Jill is doing in this one. It sort of looks like she has to use the restroom. Urgently.

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Not sure where the Charlies Angels idea came from.

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But I’ll join in.

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Then we accosted a passing Centurion and stole his gear! What is up with that look on my face? lol! I don’t trust Rita with a weapon!

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That was loads of fun. These would make a great Christmas card! lol!

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Forestry center

We tried going to the Childrens Museum on Monday only to find out that it was closed! So, we went next door to the Forestry Center. I don’t remember ever going there, althought I’m sure i went when I was a kid. It is really a neat place! Tons of activities for all ages.

One thing I do remember from my childhood is this train out front. William loves trains! I love this pose because he does this all the time!

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And driving the train…or, is it conducting? lol!

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Driving the giant ‘tree-cutter-down-thing’

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Here we are riding the rapids!!!

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This was his favorite. On an African safari. He could have stayed here all day.

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Now, we need to go to the Childrens Museum!

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Last week…

was a blast! We went crabbing on the coast with a group of friends. We rented two boats and were planning to take the kids to a little island to play. Well, we hopped in the boat and about 30 seconds into the ride the sky opened up and completely drenched us! lol!

Here is Ally looking happy (before the rain)

Here she is after the rain…

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LOL! What a pre-teen look. She was not amused. She was pretty sure that the boat was going to sink at any moment.

Here are the guys getting the boat…

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Jessica and the girls on the dock. Doesn’t the weather look great????? Typical Oregon coast weather.

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William and his new pal. He was the best dog! When the kids got too close ot the water he would get between them and the water and just sit until they left. So sweet! He’s waiting for William to throw the rock so he can chase it. That was his favorite game!

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Could he be any cuter?!? Look at those eyelashes!

Tristen on the crabbing trip

Kamian’s hair got curly from the rain. So precious!

Kamiah on the crabbing trip 

And, of course, my girl:) After she had warmed up a bit!

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When you are finished they cook and clean your crab for you! Delicious! I can’t wait to go again!

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