Monday, June 29, 2009

horseback riding

i took the boys to visit my friend's horse

we saw a baby shetland pony

and a large clydesdale

no working farm is complete without a hungry goat

feeding momma and baby

horsegirl getting brownie ready

football and artist on brownie



brownie showing the boys some tricks

Sunday, June 28, 2009


it started with this:

new floor cover on our bedroom walk-out

and ended with this:

facebook, baby!

with a little bit of this in between:

artist and neighbor-boy


making sun-tea



Friday, June 26, 2009

vacation bible school is over

first day excitement (and a little bit of nervousness too)!

greeted by the roman soldier

(in case you didn't get it from the roman soldier, the theme was 'rome')

praise and worship

football dancing with student helper until he saw me taking pictures

i had to coerce football for this picture

artist loved the songs and hand-motions (so serious!)

artist following along

the cast

artist and football with favorite student helper

great close-up picture of football

great close-up picture of artist (the scab is from falling off his bike. nice huh?)

Thursday, June 25, 2009

yummy supper!

made this for dinner.

spread it on a loaf of italian bread.

sprinkled feta cheese.

cris-crossed roasted red peppers on top.

bake on 350 for 20 minutes.

cut on the diagonal.

incredible! everyone in the family will enjoy!

Monday, June 22, 2009

happiness is summer... (and my birthday) part II

an evening at the rockies game.

football and artist, ready to catch a ball.

bfp and i, bundled up because it is a little chilly.

todd helton at bat. i thought this photo was almost professional-quality - go me!

the first home run! i love the fountains!!

football and mommy.

my boys are having fun.

grand slam for the other team. rockies are now losing. :(

artist decides to take a nap. *yawn*

second home run! whoo!! we can win this thing!

artist wakes up to join in the celebration.

happy boy!

my football with a big smile.

football takes a picture of me, though it's not quite as good as mommy's helton shot. lol.

my guy, seth smith, at bat. i *heart* him. he hits a single!

come on, todd!

homerun!! we win! we win! we win! *streamers, confetti*

winning huddle from the most exciting game i've ever been to. :)
i think they won just for me, don't you?