Sunday, July 29, 2012

Thought for the Day

From "Stars" by Switchfoot:

Maybe I've been the problem, maybe I'm the one to blame
But even when I turn it off and blame myself, the outcome feels the same
I've been thinkin maybe I've been partly cloudy, maybe I'm the chance of rain
Maybe I'm overcast, and maybe all my lucks washed down the drain

 But when I look at the stars,
when I look at the stars,
when I look at the stars I see someone else

When I look at the stars,
the stars, I feel like myself

Saturday, July 28, 2012

No Training Wheels

Apparently, Lexi is the master at teaching people to ride bikes with no training wheels.  Cami and Griffin had little-to-no interest in even attempting it, until something happened this morning.  Enjoy the videos.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Thought for the Day

The following is the chorus from Hawk Nelson's "Your Love Is A Mystery":

I'm never always right and it's plain to see
You love me Jesus, It's a mystery
You know my faults, You know my wrongs
And You still love me

Pretty cool and reassuring.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The End of Summer Break Nears

Last night, Griffin and I attended the Father-Son basketball camp at Eastern Hancock.  We had a good time going through drills involving dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense.  He did a good job for his very first time doing anything basketball related.  Plus, he nailed the block out drill, slamming his body into mine to keep me from the rebound.

We are now officially one week from the start of school and we are in back-to-school shopping mode. The kids have supplies, new backpacks and lunch boxes, and some clothes.  They still need new gym shoes, but otherwise they are prepared.  Now we are just trying to enjoy the last few days before football, cheerleading, and classes start.  There has been a lot of pool time over the past couple of days, and hopefully there will be a little more in the next few days.

Saturday, July 7, 2012

The Week That Was

Last Tuesday, we jumped in the car and picked Lexi up from her first ever Church Camp experience.  It was 3 days and 2 nights, a little more than an hour north of us.  She was a little tentative, but loved it.  On the drive home, she couldn't stop telling us about all the things she did.  Now Cami and Griffin can't wait for their turn.

On the 4th, we spent the day hanging out at Tom and Donna's with most of the family.  Thank goodness for the pool, as we've been experiencing all-time record highs nearly every day (100+ without the heat index).

On Thursday, we went to a community pool with a water slide.  Lexi didn't get an "official" birthday party, so this is what she wanted to do.  Two of her friends came with us, and the Parsons met us there as well.  It was a good time.

Now, we're just trying to ride out the heat wave by staying cool and/or wet.

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Stay cool.