Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Kyle has a soft spot for this little lady... I think we all do.
Look how much he has grown!!
Our soon to be soccer star!!
Happy Birthday to our strong willed, feisty, outgoing, busy, growing boy. You have brought many smiles to our home, even though they are usually unintended. We admire your determination, it is a great quality to have. Keep up the good work and be the best you can be!! Thank you for the blessing of being your parents.
Mom and Dad
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Thursday, July 2, 2009
My closet door? Or a cutting board? WHAT???
The horrific tile now adorning my kitchen countertops... my formica may have been cheap, but it looked A LOT better than this.
The grodies hanging from my fan in the front room... not fun to clean when you are looking up. You should have seen the vents!!
still needs some cleaning, but MUCH BETTER!!
The next morning we took the short but beautiful ride up to Mt. Rushmore. It was wonderful to see and smell the pine trees, go down memory lane and share the fun time we had at all of the tourist traps while we lived there-- Reptile Gardens was a favorite. Here are some photos of our trip to Rushmore...
One of many flights of stairs Kyle ran up and down over and over and over again, while the rest of us plodded along. Well, I am a triathelete, so I ran up a few as well, just not repeatedly like Kyle, the superhuman.
Anyone can tell you it is not fun Being a long distance landlord. I Couldn't believe all of the Damage, Even for a rental. I Found tile everywhere!! My Goodness!! How do you get rid of it? I was Just speechless!! I Know it will all work out, but it was quite a shock!! Let Me tell you, even my Neighbors were Outraged and surprised. People were happy to see some work being done on the old place, even though there were many times I wanted to Quit. My kitchen is countertops are Ruined, my Stove was covered in spiderwebs and bugs. Thank Heaven for lots and lots of cleaning products. Usually, I would not be Very upset, but the long drive took it's toll. I cleaned and Weeded and painted and scrubbed... all day long. I poured X-tra love into my cute little Wyoming home and Yearned to find an excellent renter. Then, an enormous blessing came my way and they Zoomed in and signed a lease!! Yea!! Now I know my ABC's of renting!!