July in a nutshell

July was rather boring in that we had a newborn baby and could not really go out and do a ton to enjoy that month.

The highlights:

  • Hiked to Doughnut Falls up the Big Cottonwood Canyon that we live at the mouth of. The doughnut shaped rock at the top ...
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Ice show

For fun this summer we enrolled our boys in ice skating lessons. This was not to make Olympic skaters out of them, but so they will be able to ice skate independently. We live a block away from and Olympic size skating rink, I figured we would be using it ...

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Fathers and Sons 2010

The Fathers and Sons (and young daughters) campout was Friday and Saturday. One of the benefits of being in a stake that has existed in Utah a long time is that the stake own property. I’m not sure how that works out with current budget policys of The Church ...

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Reece's B-day present

Reece said to my mother when she visited in May: “Our new house is boring. It doesn’t have a sandbox in the backyard.”

We had to fix that. I should have been nesting and getting ready for a baby, instead I get a crazed idea to build a sandbox ...

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Some pictures from June

In June we celebrated Reece’s 4th birthday. He is such a joy to have in our family. He is so confident and willing to try new things. He really is funny too. We are lucky to have him. Here are some pictures from his little birthday party we had ...

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Bath time

One day we gave Davis a bath and he went and fell asleep in that lovely warm water. Click on the picture to see the photo shoot.

Davis

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Rough day.

What is the difference between pee and orange juice? Nothing when it is all over your bathroom. There is a legitimate reason I gave Reece OJ while he was in the bathroom using the toilet. I will not go into that. But I will say that when he spills it ...

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Davis at 2 weeks

My mother is a photographer and loves to look at the world thru her camera. She has a fantastic camera and these are some pics she took with that camera of Davis at two weeks and some other pictures of the younger boys the week she was here.

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