Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Homage to my Mom

As it approaches Halloween I always think of my mom. She hates it! As much as I love my mom and try to be like her, that is one thing that we definately do not have in common. I love Halloween! So before it approaches Halloween this is my homage to mom. To start out, that is the real reason I never pierced my ears. I thought it was cool that my mom never had pierced her ears so I decided I wouldn't do it either. Although this is one of the only things I was able to completely do as she did, she did put in many hours of teaching me how to cook and sew (much to her attempts I am still trying to catch up to her caliber of doing those tasks). One of my biggest compliments was when the softball assistant said that she was at a Young Womens Leader Training and said that the presenter kept reminding her of someone and all of the sudden thought "That has got to be Kit's mom!" (okay so maybe not a compliment to my mom) But I love how fun and energetic she is. So as the day of Halloween approaches sorry mom but your cooking skills you taught me were used to make pumpkin and black cat sugar cookies and the sewing skills to make costumes. But I still love you! You're the best (and expect some Halloween pictures)!

Friday, October 19, 2007

Stories or Comments of the Year

The year is not yet over and there are many more beside these ones but here are some of my favorite stories/comments of the year:

* Griffin(4 at the time) and Cherise(15 at the time) discussing Jaden going to school.
Griffin: Does Jaden have a mom and dad?
Cherise:Yes ????
Griffin: Cause he is still a kid. (pause) He's Kayda's dad, but he's still a kid.

*My dad giving a baptism interview to an 8 year old girl in Joseph City

Dad: Have you ever used tobacco?
Girl: Yes.

Perplexed, my dad talked to her parents later and found out why she answered yes. This is how she heard the question.

Dad: Have you ever used the back hoe?
Girl: Yes

*Paul, John, Braden and I discussing Paul moving from Buffalo to England. Note: Buffalo is where the General Mills factory is.

Paul: You know, one thing I am going to miss about Buffalo is when I walk outside and smell Lucky Charms.

Monday, October 15, 2007

10 Year Reunion

This past weekend was my 10 year reunion. It was fun. It really made me feel grateful that I grew up in such a fun small town and that I had some great friends! So here are some of the pictures. And thank goodness for good husbands who took care of the kids while we talked to everybody and sisters so we could go out without Kayda.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Hair Cut!!

(the before mugshot- Doesn't she look excited? )

This one is for Ally. Yes I know that my child has been sporting a mullet for awhile. It is one of those things you mean to do but you can always find something better to do. (well not really better just less scary) So I decided to cut Kayda's hair. It is not the most glamorous of haircuts but she no longer has a mullet.