Saturday, October 22, 2011

Say, "Cheese!"

Not much to say... happy smiles all around describe how we're feeling!

Friday, October 14, 2011

Gettin' Down on the Farm

Aly had a Kindergarten field trip to a pumpkin patch so Caroline, Jack, and I tagged along. We had such a fun time petting all types of animals, feeding cows from the hayfide, getting lost in the enormous cornmaze, and enjoying a picnic in the beautiful temperature. Between the tractors, goats, and haystacks to climb on, Jack could barely contain his excitement and enthusiasm! And the rain graciously held off until we were home, safe and sound.

This is about as good as "group picture" gets these days!

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

A Full Calendar

We have a huge calendar on our refrigerator in the kitchen where we mark all of the holidays, birthdays, and special days throughout the month. September has always been one of those months where there is not a lot going on: school has already started, there are no real holidays, and no family birthdays. It's just a plain month. I guess that's why September was a great month for the process of finding, testing, and diagnosing my MS. It added a little excitement to the usually vanilla-flavored month of September! But now that we are settling back down and enjoying these doctor-appointment-free weeks, I wanted to catch everyone up with some pictures of our past 6 weeks or so. They have included separate visits from both Nana and Papa (I think they now believe me when I say that I feel great!), ballet, school events, and (finally!) last week's fair.

The October calendar in the kitchen is already full of birthday parties, fall festivals, field trips, the pumpkin patch, and of course, Halloween. So I guess we won't need any added heath-issue-induced excitement!

Reading with Papa

Back to Ballet!

Daddy's Dessert at school

A visit to the fair with friends

Playing with Nana

**I do realize that there are really no pictures of Jack on this post. He is not exactly at an easy stage to take pictures (translation: he runs from the camera!), but I am now committed to do a better job of it! So more pictures of Jack to come!!**

Aly learning to read!!