Yearly Archives: 2009

Ollie's first hair cut at a salon

Our little man got his first salon hair cut.  Or is that too girly to say?  Okay, correction, Ollie got his first barber shop cut. Until now, John's been cutting his hair but that was getting old fast.  So we took him to Great Clips with...
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Thanksgiving 2009

It was a typical rainy Thanksgiving . The bonus was that this year, unlike last, Oliver did not come down with a double...
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Halloween 2009

Another Halloween in the South Capital Campus neighborhood, and as usual we had a large crowd of trick-or-treaters.  Although, this year, it didn't rain so we expected much bigger crowd. I think the count was...
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Fall leaves and pumpkin patch play

Today we decided to take the boys to our annual tromping around in the leaves/fall photo blitz at Maple Park drive.  It was fun to try out John's new SLR camera. Afterward, we headed to Lattin's Cider Mill to find some pumpkins to take home for carving this Halloween.  John...
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Rutledge Corn Maze 2009

Today we did our annual trip to Rutledge corn maze.  It's always so much fun to race around the corn maze and try to punch our punch cards as fast as we can.  Orion likes to try...
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Yurting on the Oregon Coast

We booked a yurt at Fort Stevens State Park along the Oregon Coast.  It's just outside of  the little, quaint waterfront town of Astoria, OR...
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Paint Eater

I am always reluctant to bring out paints, glue, glitter or anything of the sort that might make a mess. It seems like I have to constantly monitor those activities to prevent them from "redecorating" the couch. I...
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