Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Gresham Skate World--Revisted--Happy Birthday Jonah!!

Little did you know that 13 years ago last month Jon and I met in front of the very lovely rock wall (circa 1967) you see us standing before now. 11 years of marriage and 4 kidlets later here we are, back again (by request, mind you), for Jonah's 9th Birthday Party! He wanted a co-ed party and there ended up being more girls than boys there (uh oh!). . . As you can see, we pretty much had the place to ourselves. There were only a few others that skated.

As soon as Brynne saw that everyone was going to be skating, she whipped her shoes off and demanded some skates, too! She did pretty well (with Daddy's help, of course)

Clara and Makaena (with Tim in the background) making their laps

Clara and Jillian just chillin' (oh, it begins so young)
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Kintigh Family said...

Hey Elisabeth,

So great. I can't believe he's that old. I remember going to skate so much there!
Cute family picture. You look fantastic!
Let's get together soon. I miss you guys.

kindra said...

Love the family picture in front of the wall and Brynne is SUCH the cute big sister...I can't believe how big she's gotten! Looks like you guys had a lot of fun.

Laura said...

I remember roller skating at youth group ages ago! You are bringing back some memories for me...

April said...

great great pictures! love them all...especially the ones of Boo and Jonah's fish lips!!! what a fun party! and what a yummy treat to eat! Happy Day, Jo! Love you so much!

JamieB said...

Skate World, huh? This is where the magic began. huh.
It explains a lot about you guys. :)

Mel (AKA Dad, Grampa) said...

wow!! it looks like you all had a great time.wish we could have been there too!! happy bday jonah. keep looking in the mail box. love ya! gammie

jo said...

so much fun!!!! boo boo is getting so big, Sarah hardly recognized her!