Sunday, April 26, 2009

Starry Night....

Otherwise known as Prom, 2009! Thought my son looked rather dapper in his tux:)

Thursday, April 23, 2009

What Tulips???

Our Bi-annual tradition of going to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival with our closest girlfriends was interrupted this past weekend, due to the fact that there were NO tulips in bloom yet. The festival begins on April 1, so obviously our cold spring has messed up Mother Nature. However, we had a good time together regardless. We braved the street fair with three girls five and under (Josh played big brother to all three), took them to a Children's Museum, and had a joint birthday party (Jan.-Apr.-May) since they live far from one another. By the way, if you live near the area, the tulips are in full bloom now!

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

The Sites & Sounds of Seattle....

How is that for alliteration? Hey, what am I doing, I'm on spring break and not supposed to be making this educational! Speaking of spring break, the first few days were spectacular. Sunny, in the 60's, what more could you want for Washington? Yesterday the boys and I played tour guide to one of the exchange students from school who has become a good friend of all of us, and one of Kellen's friends. It was a beautiful carefree spring day in Seattle. We started off by touring the Underground City, which I highly recommend. It is very informational, but entertaining at the same time.

We then headed up to the 35th floor of the Smith Tower for a fabulous panoramic view of the city.

Linde then educated us on European fashion by taking us to H & M where she used Josh as her all-too-willing model.

We wrapped the day up by eating a delicious meal at The Cheesecake Factory. By the way, they do have a nutrition guide if you ask, but I'm not sure you want to see it. And yes, Josh finished the burger, and ate cheesecake!

Sunday, April 5, 2009

And the Academy Award Goes to....

So these days Josh and his friends spend all their spare time filming, editing, and laughing hysterically at the videos they create (despite it being the tenth time in a row they have watched it). I must admit, they make me laugh too. Here is one that he made without the help of his friends (which means that it is toned down from the other ones)...