Monday, December 29, 2008

Were we've been

Over the past few days we've been from Detroit to Memphis to Nesbit to Dyersburg to Nashville (Arkansas that is). It's been a blast!


Thursday, December 25, 2008

Christmas morning

The girls awoke to see what Santa brought, and this is what it was like.


Bailey Opens Presents

Bailey opened her presents from Mommy and Daddy. Here's how it went (in 3 clips).


Macy Opens Presents

Here's Macy opening her gifts from Mom and Dad. (It had to be taken in 3 clips.)


Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Santa Claus is coming to town....

The girls got ready for his visit by making some goodies.

The evening was topped off with a reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas."


Sunday, December 21, 2008

Garden City Weather Report

It's a cooooooold one out there.


Friday, December 19, 2008

Snow shots

Here are a few pictures I took from our downstairs playroom.


Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

This is what we woke up to this morning! We already had a few inches of snow, but a snow storm was predicted to come overnight. And it did. Our area is supposed to get between 6-9 inches today, and we're well on our way! Our driveway was completely clear last night, but it's now covered in several inches with no end in sight. The girls are so excited and can't wait to go out and play in it, but it's still snowing right now and very windy. Macy actually had a snow day from school today, so we're all just hanging out here at home. The roads around here are still pretty bad. There were lots of wrecks reported on the news during the morning commute. But when it stops snowing this afternoon, the roads should get plowed and salted and things will be back to "normal." Wish you all were here to build a snowman with us!


Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Blast Off for more Disney Pictures

Here are some more random pictures from the World of the Mouse.


Happy Holidays

Here's the picture that was selected to be the main one on our holiday cards. A few other (much smaller) pictures are also included.

Enjoy your holidays.


Friday, December 12, 2008

Have a Spin around some Disney Pictures

We're home, but we've been very busy this week. Still, I'd like to show you some pictures from our trip. These will be random and shown without comment.

More to come.


Saturday, December 6, 2008

heading home

we're in line for the shuttle to the airport. no magic lasts forever.

fact: my wife and daughters are already planning our next trip. yikes!


Friday, December 5, 2008

bailey got about 12 mickey stickers...

and she stuck them all on her shirt. she looks weird.


it's awesome

we're on it's a small world, and bailey just looked at me and said it's awesome. she was giving a thumbs up too.


Thursday, December 4, 2008

you should see bailey now

she has pixie dust in her hair; she has been kissed by a couple princesses, so she has lipstick all over her face, and she's eating ice cream which is piling up all around her mouth.

the girl is loving life


Wednesday, December 3, 2008

hello from hollywood

we're at hollywood studios today


Monday, December 1, 2008

it's a jungle out there

we're at the animal kingdom today


Sunday, November 30, 2008

now at hollywood studios

i've riden rock n rollercoaster 3 times. now i am in line for tower of terror.


julie's the greatest

after church tonight, julie told me that she and the girls would stay in. she, then, said that i could get out if i wanted to. so, i am at hollywood studios tonight, and it's pretty fun.


mission space

macy and i just returned from mars. now it's julie's turn


Saturday, November 29, 2008

tea time

julie and the girls are about to ride the tea cups. julie looks a little worried.


we almost had julie on slash mountain

julie was just about to ride it we macy, but she saw some very wet people exiting the ride. that ended her plan to ride.



my kids are eating ice cream for dessert with their breakfast...only at disney


Friday, November 28, 2008

waiting for my steak

well it has been another long day. we just checked into one of the most popular resturants in epcot. dinner is going taste so good tonight.


we are at epcot

we are all having a nice day here at disney


Thursday, November 27, 2008

bailey is sleeping at disney world

she has worked hard today.


happy thanksgiving

we are at the crystal palace eating with pooh and all his friends.


in line...

we've had a great morning so far. now we're in line to meet the fairies.


Wednesday, November 26, 2008

update number next

after lunch here at the resort, we went to our room and began to settle. i went and got the rental car.

now the girls and are here at a neat knee-high pool. julie is back at the room hard-core unpacking.

bailey absolutely loves the fact that she cam splash the water.


here we are

we are at disney and loving it


just landed in atlanta

we are going to be in atlanta for a bit as we connect flights, but at least we're closer to disney world.


on the plane

so far all is going great


at the airport

we are at the airport. things could not have gone easier with the check-in. i hope that's a good sign.


We're up and at 'em!

Today we're heading to Disney World!

Julie and I have been awake for about an hour. Macy, on the other hand, has been awake for about 2 hours! I guess she's like a kid on Christmas morning.

Things are going amazingly smooth. We're taking 1 more checked bag than I would like (we have a total of 5), but I guess I can live with that.

We have some dear friends who have agreed to meet us at our house at 4:15 a.m. to take us to the airport.

Throughout our trip, I'll be blogging from my phone. Blogging by cell phone doesn't allow me to include pictures (and it will likely be in lower case print), but you'll be able to follow along.


Saturday, November 22, 2008

Fish kicks!

Macy and I love our Taekwondo hobby (and we're all so happy to be at a place were we actually have the resources and opportunity to have fun hobbies). For dinner, I made the girls some fish sticks, and I arranged Macy's in the crude shape of a gal doing Taekwondo. (Macy thought it was cool, so we snapped a picture of it.)
We also have some cool kung fu santa stuff. :)


Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Christmas decorating

Well, we're going to be away for Thanksgiving. We're going to Disney, and we won't be home until December 6. So, we wanted to get a jump start on our decorating. Julie did a great job setting up all of our trees. The girls enjoyed helping, too.


Sunday, November 16, 2008


It was pretty neat today. Big snow flakes fell today, and we all enjoyed watching/playing in it. The above video was after morning worship.

I took the picture of our van after evening worship to show how much fell in a short amount of time.


Saturday, November 15, 2008

A Couple Of New Belts For The Family

Well, Macy and I had a belt test today. We both passed!

Julie's favorite part is the board breaking. Here's Macy's work.

The head guys had fun putting me through some pain of my own.

In the above break, the guys asked me to break 3 boards. I've done this before. In fact, I took a picture to show the thickness of 3 boards.

Now, for some kicking.