Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Breakfast Time

Sarah and I woke up this morning to the smell and sounds of breakfast being made. We both looked at each other in puzzlement wondering if a stranger was in our kitchen. She pushed me out of bed and made me go look. Much to my surprise I found this:

Just kidding. Abigail helped me to make breakfast for Sarah this morning. She was very insistent in doing as much as possible. I do have to say that she's being more careful with the eggs after last time (a couple of them died without making it to the frying pan).

Here's her smile once again:

Here's where we would have had a picture of Sarah eating her breakfast in bed:
Alas, she threatened to shoot me if I took one of her. (She knows where I hide the bullets so I don't think that I will press my luck). Just picture Sarah in her princess pajamas sitting in bed with a fried egg sandwich, sausage, and orange juice.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Post More Videos People!

Seriously, we need more friends and family to post videos on their blogs. Look what was accomplished while Abigail watched her cousins Ada and Roarke:

Braids!! I couldn't believe that I was able to brush and braid her hair with minimal complaints. It was just shy of a miracle.

It's little tricks like allowing her to type on the computer or watch videos that allow us to go through the brushing of the hair. I'm not sure why it's so bad. Brushing hair is just as bad as rinsing shampoo out of her hair and drying off after taking a bath.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

It's Winter Time in Missouri

I know, I know, for the past three years we've been the ones with the winter pictures of us wearing shorts and sandals. We endured the jealous comments that were posted as our family members and friends watched from their homes of snow and ice as we enjoyed playgrounds and temperate weather. We couldn't come home without feeling the resentment from our 'milky white' family and friends of our year round tans. Well everyone, we received our snow storm. Yes, it wasn't a nor'easter but I had to park the motorcycle and start driving the truck.

Just to let everyone know, apparently 3-4 inches of snow is a HUGE deal to these people. Schools and businesses were shut down and work was delayed two hours. People were driving 15 -20 mph under the posted speed limits and there were about a dozen automobile accidents.

Here are a couple of pictures that we took today as we played in the snow:

Yes, that is a strange dog in the pictures. A yellow lab came into our yard and started to play with Toby and Daryl. Seeing how he was a friendly dog Abby and I went outside too. Apparently dumping animals is pretty common in this neighborhood since it's a bit out of the way.

Here's Abigail putting the dogs 'night-night'.

Yes, this is Fred, the yellow lab, in our house. Fred was a little thin and it's pretty cold outside so we decided to give him a place to hang out while we find his owners or find some new owners for him. You can see that he puts up with Abby quite well.

Next week it's suppose to get up into the 50's. Let's hope that it melts the snow so I can bring the motorcycle back out.