Thursday, November 20, 2008

Well we are excited for the holidays that are coming soon. Like always we will be traveling for it all since our families (most of them) live outside of Utah. This post is not that interesting but I'm just putting it out there anyway. I just wanted to write an update on us before we head off for Thanksgiving. 
Wesley: Im sure you all hear from other people and yourself the new things baby's learn so nothing to exciting but just in case anyone was wondering what hes learning these days here you go. Wesley is learning new things and words and sounds every day. He says(in his best way possible); Hi, Hola, Diego, Cracker, dont(a moms least favorite), baby, tickle, giggle, daddy, mommy, doggie, milk,rock, boo, go, uh-oh, yah yah, e-i-e-i-o,dog sounds, bird sounds,puts his finger over his mouth and says ssshhh and loves plugging peoples noses to hear the funny sounds it makes and my favorite is when he says ow because of the funny face he makes whenever he says it. He getting better at commands like look, sit, no, dont touch, out, and more.He's running, throwing things, dancing, singing, and likes to play the harmonica and guitar, he loves music. We have a video of him playing the harmonica which wont upload but below is one of him singing. It was taken quite a few months ago.(please dont pay any attention to the nasty bum singing with him) He also gives high fives, blows kisses, gives kisses and hugs while patting you on the back and when you say soft he pets anything with his hand softly. He likes to smell things, blow on food, make faces in the mirror and i love when he gives us courtesy laughs. Anyway, i just wanted to list them although you all pretty much know since its what all kids his age start doing.
Josalyn and Danny: Josalyns work is going great and she is getting more and more clients.We are going to have to have the babysitter come more often. Oh and i have to mention this cool book i just finished the other day called Nobility of Spirit by Rob Riemen and highly recommend it to anyone of any kind! Volunteering at the body worlds is going well too. We went a couple of days ago and took Wesleys babysitters for free and we all loved it! Since it was a free night for Volunteers and their families it was super packed, too packed, but still enjoyed every minute of every information. Even when i went back the next day for my shift i was still amazed and enjoyed looking again. Danny is enjoying his job as well and being a great dad, he has not had to travel much lately which is nice but pretty soon he will. We are redoing our downstairs apt. It will be done at the end of Nov. and hopefully we can get a renter in there so if anyone knows anyone looking for a basement apt for rent let us know( it comes with a pool)! Other than that time has been flying by. Why is it when you have a kid it seems like time speeds up? Click on the link below. PS you can find other videos of us on youtube from this too but they are kinda dumb

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

1.2 mile swim+56 mile bike+13 mile run= 7 hours of fun!

Well its over with finally. I finished the Silverman half-ironman after 7 hours and 19 min. There were so many hills, no wonder they call is the most grueling triathlon. My 1.2 mile swim was pretty slow, since i have bad form it hurt my back after a while and then the 56 mile bike i felt a little better but those crazy hills slowed me down for sure and then came the 13 mile run which was my better part, i always can do better in the run even though its last. We swam in Lake Mead it rained the first hour so we started an hour late and then we started the swim and a coupe minutes after it rained again. It was warmer in the water, then the bike was windy and cold but the run was warmer. The weather was the worst part of the whole race but at least we got to do it all, they almost had to cancel the swim part. Can you imagine the full distance ones that swim for 2 miles bike 112 miles and run 26 miles, wow maybe when im retired that would be possible. Most of the people doing the full were retired since they have the money and all day to train. Dannys parents came to watch, it was good to have more fans there. thanks guys! We had a good time with them exploring this part of las vegas. The day before my race though Wesley had a scary fall which turned out to not ne so bad. I freaked out cuz he hit his head on a rock and was bleeding so bad everywhere. Since the head is so vascular it looked worse than it was, we cleaned all the blood and he had 2 little bumps and a small cut. He was fine after when we got home from the event from checking in for the race. anyway there are some pics of the race and of his poor little head you can se the blood on his shirt and the other one is his bath time after, he didnt seem to be in much pain but one week ago he would have been saved by his helmet! well there is probably more bumps and scrapes to come, yikes! The drive back was tiring even though i didnt drive on the way back thanks to danny but it was still tiring. Danny was so kind to suport me in this from the start to the end and  especially since it was his birthday this weekend too! 

Wesleys first snow fall

Here are some pics of wesleys first tie in the snow, he loved it till he got stuck in it. We didnt have any gloves for him at the time but he didnt seem to mind, the next day we bought some!

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Yes another one-Angels Landing Hike

That Song by Zion Lauryn Hill Describes this place perfectly."Now the joy of my world is in zion, beautiful beautiful zion la la la. She wasnt talking about Zions national Park but i was singing it all the way up and down. We only got to hike up Angels Landing  but there is so much more to explore in the future and we cant wait to return. We went with Marie, shes lives in St George so we visited with her there too, she made us some killer waffles, thanks for your hospitality Marie! Im sure Wesley loved the hike as well even though he fell asleep on the way down.

election day and other news

Well its election day and we are excited for the new President! Hopefully the new one that is farthest from Bush and we could go on about this but we wont. Wesley got his HELMET OFF!!!! Yeah. Below are some pictures oh him before and after. He ahd some long hair in there and we would have left it had mom cut it the right way but she did not so Heidi gave Wesley his first pro haircut. The other pictures are him showing how strong he is, his new love of riding in the bike trailer and his new love of being buried in the leaves. Sorry no pics of dressing up for halloween, he dressed down as a kid with no helmet. We enjoyed the warm weather but now it gets cold waaaahhh!!! Josalyn aslo got her new shoes for her race and excited to use them. The picture with his long hair he was being entertained by Jeramys guitar playing, he loved listening to a better player than his mom i think.