Friday, May 30, 2008

Payton's Recital



Payton takes a class at pre-school, called Musical Kids. It helps teach them rhythm, hand-eye coordination, impulse control, etc. They had their first "recital" and I'd thought I'd share. (His teacher is Devri. I can't remember her last name, but she went to school with us. I think she graduated the same year as Brenda.)


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Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Running to the Emergency Room



Payton got sent to his room, for doing something naughty. When he came out, he tells me "I have something in my nose." After some frantic questioning, I learn Payton has stuck a small rubber stopper up his nose. Trying to get him to blow it out didn't work, so we drove him to the ER. Being the caring mom that I am, I took my camera!

The doctor wrapped Payton up in a "Payton burrito," and used a small tool to get the stopper out. Just thought I'd share our little mis-adventure with everyone. KIDS!!!


Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Tag - I'm it!!

I've been tagged by Carrie, so being one who loves a good game of tag...I'm it, so here goes. Now that you know this much about me...tell me something about you!


Four Things You Might/Might Not Want To Know About Me!
You all probably know this....but I'm so proud of it. I am the first female patrol sergeant my agency has ever had. I was also the first female CERT Team (it's like SWAT, only for the jail) commander ever in Idaho, when I worked in the jail. I have a third degree brown belt in Judo. I need to get back to practicing. When I learn my kata, I will be promoted to black belt. Hmmmm, what else? I've lost 13 pounds in the last 5 weeks, using SparkPeople.com. It's totally free, check it out.

Four jobs I've held:
Topping corn, age 11 & 12 (Thanks, Mom!); Red Steer Restaurant; Bowladrome, Twin Falls; Canyon County Sheriff's Office

Four movies I could watch over and over:
Grease, all the Indiana Jones movies, The Replacements ~ That's actually five.

Places I've lived (in order):
Nampa, Idaho; Filer, Idaho; Caldwell, Idaho; Nampa, Idaho

Four TV shows I like:
What Not to Wear, Wheel of Fortune, The Biggest Loser.....I don't watch a whole lot of TV.....Ten Years Younger, I guess

Four favorite foods:
Cherry Cheesecake, Pork Fried Rice, Papa John's Spinach Alfredo Pizza, Ben & Jerry's Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Where I would rather be:
Oregon Coast ~ I'm counting the days 'til vacation!!!

Four people I am tagging:

Shauna

Brenda

Melissa

Nicole

Monday, May 5, 2008

My baby is FOUR!!!



Payton turned four on the 2nd of May. We had a family party at our house, with a dinosaur theme. Payton raked in the goodies, a new bike with helmet and pads, several cars, a couple dinosaurs, some summer clothes and a FISHING POLE! (Thanks to everyone. Thank you cards are coming soon.)
He's been bugging us to go fishing for weeks. We knew Grandma and Papa were getting him a fishing pole, so we had to keep putting him off. He's been practicing his casting in the front yard, getting ready for his first fishing trip.

Check out the photos and videos.

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