Saturday, January 31, 2009
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Chillin' at lunch
Saturday, January 24, 2009
1. Lettting your daughter have a large jewelry box even if it is a gift.........because then she thinks she needs to fill it up.
2. Shopping at Wal-Mart........because it's Wal-Mart.
3.Throwing snowballs at an un-marked police car.....do I need to expound on that?
4. Putting your son's hair in pony-tails, even if it is crazy hair day at preschool........because it's your son!
5.Talking back to your wife.......because you may end up with a black eye(see picture below)...Just kidding- it's actually from basketball.
6. Driving a Ford pinto in a blizzard.......because you may end up with frostbite in strange areas when that pinto can't quite make it through the snowbank you tried to drive it through and you have to walk home.
7. Driving an Ford pinto anywhere.......beacause it's a Ford pinto.
8. Trying to doorbell ditch with a snowball that has a rock in it when the doorbell is located next to a large picture window........because you may miss the doorbell.
9. Running in a torrential downpour in shorts in the middle of January......two reasons here, because you may end up with hypothermia, and frostbite on your legs- and you may end up with chaffed nipples consequently having to wear band-aids on these same nipples.
10. Betting on a "sure win" football game with money that you don't have......just trust me on this one- don't do it.
Friday, January 23, 2009
Monday, January 19, 2009
Friday, January 16, 2009
For Christmas the guys at the VM gave Terry and I a punching bag (there must be some kind of hint there). We recently hung it up in the back room, and now we have a daily training routine. If anybody needs a stress outlet I highly recommend coming over to the VM and going a few rounds with the bag. ( By the way yes that is a real egg that starts off the training regimen).
(Sidenote: Happy Anniversary Tracey! 12 years on the 17th! I Love you!)
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Here's some early photos of when I was born.
Richard and I ready for Halloween. You'll notice these costumes get recycled later. (Mom made these for us). I think last year I saw two kids in North Ogden wearing these.
Every year for Christmas we would have a re-enactement of the manger scene. I think the only reason we did it was so Dad could get a kick out of painting mustaches on us.
Now you'll notice in this Halloween picture that the cute little bunny that used to be Richards, is now mine. You'll also notice that all my friends have cool costumes such as spider-man, etc. No wonder I had a hard time getting a date that night.
Monday, January 12, 2009
Friday, January 9, 2009
Coming downstairs to see if Santa came!
Tristyn's favorite was her new bedding.
Sunday, January 4, 2009
Saturday, January 3, 2009
This is a little something I got handed at work, and it sounded like a good recipe for the new year so I'm passing it on. "The wisdom in hot chocolate". A group of graduates, well established in their careers were talking during a reunion and decided to go visit their old university professor, now retired. During their visit, the conversation turned to complaints about stress in their work and lives. Offering his guests hot chocolate, the professor went into the kithchen and returned with a large pot of hot chocolate and an assortment of cups- porcelain, glass, crystal, some plain looking, some expensive, some exquisite- telling them to help themselves to the hot chocolate. When they all had a cup of hot chocolate in hand, the professor said: "Notice that all the nice looking expensive cups were taken, leaving behind the plain and cheap ones. While is is normal for you to want only the best for yourselves, that is the source of your problems and stress. The cup that you're drinking from adds nothing to the quality of the hot chocolate. In most cases it is just more expensive and in some cases even hides what we drink. What all of you really wanted was hot chocolate, not the cup; but you consciously went for the best cups, and then you began eyeing each other's cups. Now, consider this: Life is hot chocolate; your job, money, and position in society are the cups. They are just the tools to hold and contain life. The cup you have does not define, nor change the quality of the life you have. Sometimes, by concentrating only on the cup, we fail to enjoy the hot chocolate God has provided for us. God makes the hot chocolate, man chooses the cups. The happiest people don't have the best of everything. They just make the best of everything they have." Enjoy your hot chocolate (or just drinking water from the hose)!