Yet another successful Christmas! Last night we went over to the Matt and Becky Joy's House. We brought finger foods and snacked and hung out. Matt and I ducked outside and looked through his telescope at Jupiter in the freezing cold. After we were finished snacking and such, we decided to exchange and open a few gifts.… Continue reading Christmas 2011
Yet another successful Christmas! Last night we went over to the Matt and Becky Joy’s House. We brought finger foods and snacked and hung out. Matt and I ducked outside and looked through his telescope at Jupiter in the freezing cold. After we were finished snacking and such, we decided to exchange and open a few gifts.…… Continue reading Christmas 2011
Few weeks into her new school Brit decided to join Chorus. Brit even sang a solo with 3 other children in the last song. We are so proud of her. She was nervous and all with her flushed cheeks, and fidgeting hands but she was great!!! Our beautiful, baby girl is growing up so fast.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JsW7YA4H_E
Ash posted this on my facebook so I decided to repost this to our site because it is so true! This post is by Michael Mitchell (lifetoheryears.com) on Christine‘s blog. It is nice to see that I meet some of these guidelines, but it also shows me areas where I can be better as a father.…… Continue reading 50 Rules for Dads of Daughters
This was our last day camping and geocaching in PA. It was an exciting day yet a rather sad one. It was the last day of our family vacation as well as the last real camping trip with the boys. We all can not wait for them to come back for some winter action!
These pictures were in addition to the ones that we took while we were on vacation in PA. These photographs were taken by Amy O’banion. Once again I have to admit that this was one of the most enjoyable trips that we have made and hopefully there will be more to come. I am hoping that we…… Continue reading Pennsylvania by Amy O’banion
We went to the Alleghaney Mountains for the forth of july with the whole family and some friends. I was so happy to be going here as this was a place i visited as a child. This was one of those “We will go to before we move” places. I called my mother and found…… Continue reading Allegheny State Park
Back at the Campgrounds in PA, the kiddos wanted to go to the creek and play in the water. We let them play for an hour or so and they had a blast. Mason was a little upset when it was dinner time as he was not ready to stop playing.
These are a few pics from the pool party for the O’banions daughters. It was by far the most fun I have ever had a a kids birthday party. I have to admit that I am not sure that Cliff and I were setting the best examples, but we sure did have fun. At this…… Continue reading Pool Party at the O’banions
Ballston Spa is a neat little town. Since it is a rather quaint little town they are usually doing something to always get all the folks together to have a good time, most of the time for free.. Hey with 5 kids cheap is a good thing.. hahaha They had magic shows, bouncy houses, snakes…… Continue reading Ballston Spa Family Day
The big girls were at school so Rob and i decided to take the little ones to Friendly’s to go get ice cream. We had a work get together at a park in Schenectady so the boys played. Our good friends Matt and Becky have a awesome pool and one day when the men folk were at…… Continue reading Randomness when boys were here