Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Last night:
Jonah: Hey Mom, after we eat dinner can we go to Starbucks?
(A boy after my own heart!)

Then this morning:
Elisabeth: How come you're so smart, Joe?
Jonah: Because I'm a robot.

Saturday, March 26, 2005

All done! Posted by Hello

Ava doing the map "pudgo" (puzzle) all by herself! Posted by Hello

Yup, that's Ava Posted by Hello

Crazy kids running around with shirts on their heads Posted by Hello

Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Story Time! (otherwise known as Stack the Children) Posted by Hello

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Elisabeth: "Wow, Jonah! Good job on the puzzle! I didn't know you could do that by yourself."
Jonah: "Yeah, I'm growing up so fast. "

Ava sure loved those pancakes this morning! Posted by Hello

Sunday, March 20, 2005

In the car today...
Elisabeth: You look tired, Joe.
Jonah: I'm not tired, I'm just relaxing.

Thursday, March 17, 2005

Out to dinner for Brooke's 30th birthday!  Posted by Hello

Elisabeth, Jenny, Brooke, and Dorina went shopping down on NW 23rd while the guys watched all the kids! Posted by Hello

Last weekend we had some friends (the Schlanges and the Colburns) come for a visit. The guys went for a ride in Jon's Impala. Posted by Hello

Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Jonah this morning working on a project for his Gamma & Nana. Posted by Hello

How old are you, Ava? (oops--there's 3 fingers there!) Posted by Hello

Eating her castle tower and cake. Posted by Hello

Blowing out the candles...sort of. Posted by Hello

Happy 2nd Birthday Ava! Posted by Hello

Friday, March 11, 2005

Ava's Rellie Castle Cake for her birthday (made by yours truly)... Posted by Hello

Jonah's turn! He was so excited to have the bird land on his arm. Posted by Hello

Jenny with one Lorikeet (at one time she had three on her arm)... Posted by Hello

Ava feeding the Lorikeets a cup of juice from her hand. Posted by Hello

It's Ava's 2nd Birthday and we went to the zoo! (L to R: Micah, Jonah, Madison, Jack, & Janessa--Ava didn't want to be in the picture!) Posted by Hello

Wednesday, March 09, 2005

One more of lunch by the lake today. Posted by Hello

Another warm day in Portland and the kids and I had a picnic by the lake!  Posted by Hello

Tuesday, March 08, 2005

Today after preschool, Jonah, Ava, and had a picnic on our back deck--it was about 72 degrees! So when we sat down I said, "Jonah, isn't it a beautiful day?"
Jonah took a deep breath and said, "Yeah. I like the fresh air!"

Friday, March 04, 2005

Rellie this morning playing with her babies in her new Cinderella dress Gamma bought her. Posted by Hello