Monday, August 31, 2009

Rainy Sunday/Monday

Here is a photo taken from our back deck on Sunday. I got sick this weekend while Bob was out-of-town and was laid up most of Sunday. Amanda was a little sick but seems to be doing better today. She probably picked something up at school and passed it along to me. Hopefully this week will be better than our weekend!

Thursday, August 27, 2009

After School Fun!

Ready for School!

Here we are at 7:30 a.m. this morning waiting for Ms. Ruby and Charlene to pick Amanda up for school.

Amanda and Charlene leaving for school.

After Amanda left, I took Buddy for a walk and then met up with my neighbor Christine and her son Conner. I walked with them for another hour—so I got my exercise in for today!

Then I came home and started playing with my new camera. I upgraded from a Canon Rebel XT to a Canon 50D. It is so cool! I know this is going to sound strange, but I love the "click" sound this new camera makes when I take a photo. I would like to start shooting manual instead of having the camera on auto all the time. I would LOVE to find a good photography class to take!

Now I am going to do a little graphic design work for my neighbor John before lunch rolls around. And not before too long, I will be on my way to pick up the kiddos (Amanda and her friend Charlene) from school.

Saturday, August 22, 2009

A Tea Party in Memory of Ava

Amanda and I had a little tea party in memory of sweet Ava.

I found this blog for photography advice and tips but have gotten so much more than that!
What a beautiful blog!

The tea party started inside but quickly moved outside since it was such a beautiful day! We had tea and cinnamon rolls.

Amanda enjoyed getting dressed up in a new outfit.

She had fun riding around and around on our back deck.

Cutie Pie!

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

PlayTown Suwanee

Charlene and Amanda had fun at Playtown Suwanee after school!

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Airplane Ride

We went to the Parade of Planes show at Gwinnett County Airport on Saturday.

We flew this new Beechcraft Bonanza back to Fulton County airport and made a few detours along the way.

Amanda loved looking at all of the neat planes.

Daddy was there to represent Hawker Beechcraft Company.

Amanda sure was excited! Asked what she like the best about the plane ride when it was over—the headset!

Bob piloting the plane.

Beautiful rainbow!

Lake Lanier Islands

Our subdivision—River Run

Our house is the one with the deck in the upper left hand corner.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Checkers in the tub

Playing princess checkers with Amanda.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Sims Lake Park

After Amanda's second day of Pre-K, we went to Sims Lake Park to feed the ducks.

It was so hot today, but I promised Amanda that we would go after school. She had a great time!

There were a lot of ducks. Amanda saw several off in the distance that were coming towards us. They knew we had food for them!

Amanda was surprised at how close the ducks came to her. She wants to go back tomorrow …

Friday, August 7, 2009

Pre-K Open House

Amanda riding her tricycle on our back deck.

Amanda met her new teacher today. Her name is Ms. Michaela, and she was very nice! I think Amanda is really going to like it!

Wednesday, August 5, 2009


There are two horses on a farm right next to Grandma and Grandpa's church. We got to visit them tonight!

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Color Wonder

Amanda loves those Color Wonder drawing sheets where the color magically appears. I got her a princess set that sparkles!