Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Cadences first time in the pool!

Our neighbors Rob and Denise bought a pool for their son Aiden and invited Cadence to come over and swim. As you can see she had a ball! She took a nose dive into the water and it scared her so she clung to Ski but then she was over it and just kept splashing!

Matt decided to jump in and cool off too - it was almost 90 degree's today!

This is Aiden and Denise - sorry I cut your head off Denise!!! They are the best neighbors and never complain about all the noise coming from our house!!!

We can't forget about Rob - he's in the background! He's our official saturday night bartender!!! He makes the best "Lemonade"...

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Happy Birthday Judy!

We want to wish a Happy Birthday to Judy - Ski's mom. Your 29 again...right?

Here she is in Mexico with a mariachi band that was playing on the street. She and I took the kids to Tiajana when she was here in January for a visit.

Monday, May 22, 2006

The Storm - Jacqui's Team!!!

Jacqui had a game today. They lost 11 - 8 but it was still a really good game. She is Miss Little League these days and has already handed me her Christmas list for this year...all she wants from us is a bat, a bat bag, a batting helmet, baseballs and new cleets.

She's got a good eye and never swings at anything too high or too low. Coach Gordy makes them run 5 laps for every high ball they swing at. We are just happy that she is swinging finally - she was a little gun shy at first and always stepped out of the box but is now a good hitter!

Here she is stealing second! Of 11 boys and 3 girls - the coaches tell me she is the fastest on the team.

Waiting to run to third...

She scored!!! Good run J!

Playing at Center - she also plays second sometimes.

You can tell both Jacqui and Matt LOVE to play baseball. They go to the park and play catch or practice hitting for HOURS at a time. I'll look outside and the entire neighborhood is back there playing with them. They are very dedicated!

Sunday, May 21, 2006

San Diego Zoo

We had a really nice (free) afternoon at the San Diego Zoo today thanks to our family membership that Ski's mom Judy gave to us for Christmas!!! We had a lot of fun together and it was nice to get out of the house for a while to see the animals. Our favorites are the monkeys.

Saturday, May 20, 2006

Lakewood Blueclaws - Matt's Team!!

Congratulations to "The BlueClaws"! They finally WON their FIRST game! They were all so excited and deserved it because they played hard.

Matt took a little "snooze" before his baseball game and while he slept Cadence beat on him!

Matt plays a little of every position. He LOVES to catch but even though it is coach pitch, he has been playing the pitchers position. (he just stands next to the coach who is pitching) He's got an AWESOME arm and gets the ball where it needs to be!

Mid-swing! He is a GREAT hitter! He scored twice today! (Notice Coach Ski in the background at third base.)

Matt running to first base!

Coach Ski congratulating MaKayla!

After every game they gather at home plate and kick dirt on it - this tradition was started by Ski. Then they huddle together and scream "Blueclaws"

Friday, May 19, 2006

7 Months Old!!!

Cadence is 7 months old today! She amazes me everyday with her genuine curiosity. She loves dogs and music. Her biggest fan is her daddy - it breaks his heart to hear her cry and runs to her rescue!!! He's already got plans to take her to her prom. Not sure how that one is going to go over...