Friday, February 29, 2008


We went to the zoo with Victoria's pre-school class. Just Victoria, Wes and myself. It is so weird being out with only two kids.

We have a baby oranatange at the zoo, she is so cute.

Well it has been 8 years for us, unless you are counting actual days, then it has been two years. For what you may ask. Well another riddle. Two people get sealed in the temple, they the have five kids, and have been married two years. They only have one set of multiples. How is this possible? We were married on Feb. 29Th, 2000. LEAP YEAR. So we have really only had two anniversaries, but we have been married for 8 years. We really didn't get an anniversary in 2004, Victoria was born March 1st.
Eight things I love about Ross:
1-He can make me laugh even when I want to cry.

2-He tries to let me sleep in, tries.

3-He sacrifices now so he doesn't have to later.

4-He loves being a dad.

5-He gave me 5 kids.

6-He said OK to getting married on Feb. 29Th. He said no to Halloween, it was to far away and he didn't want to wait that long.(We were engaged after Christmas.)

7-He works long and hard so I can stay home with the kids.

8-He loves me for me, no matter what.

If you ask him why he loves me he'll probably say I make him laugh, I'm very sarcastic.

Thursday, February 21, 2008

I am Elinor Dashwood!

Take the Quiz here!

You Are...Elinor Dashwood!

You are Elinor Dashwood of Sense & Sensibility! You are practical, circumspect, and discreet. Though you are tremendously sensible and allow your head to rule, you have a deep, emotional side that few people often see.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

I don't have everyone's e-mail so this is the best way to share a great e-mail with everyone. I can hear most of these things coming out of Victoria's mouth. I can see having to send a note like in #2 to school with Victoria, and then her telling me
#10. ENJOY!!!

I was driving with my three young children one warm summer evening when a woman in the convertible ahead of us stood up and waved. She was stark naked! As I was reeling from the shock, I heard my 5-year-old shout from the back seat, "Mom, that lady isn't wearing a seat belt!"


On the first day of school, a first-grader handed his teacher a note from his mother. The note read, "The opinions expressed by this child are not necessarily those of his parents."


A woman was trying hard to get the ketchup out of the jar. During her struggle the phone rang so she asked her 4-year-old daughter to answer the phone. "Mommy can't come to the phone to talk to you right now. She's hitting the bottle."


A little boy got lost at the YMCA and found himself in the women's locker room. When he was spotted, the room burst into shrieks, with ladies grabbing towels and running for cover. The little boy watched in amazement and then asked, "What's the matter, haven't you ever seen a little boy before?"

5) POLICE # 1

While taking a routine vandalism report at an elementary school, I was interrupted by a little girl about 6 years old. Looking up and down at my uniform, she asked, "Are you a cop?"

"Yes," I answered and continued writing the report.

"My mother said if I ever needed help I should ask the police. Is that right?"

"Yes, that's right," I told her.

"Well, then," she said as she extended her foot toward me, "would you please tie my shoe?"

6) POLICE # 2

It was the end of the day when I parked my police van in front of the station. As I gathered my equipment, my K-9 partner, Jake, was barking, and I saw a little boy staring in at me. "Is that a dog you got back there?" he asked.

"It sure is," I replied.

Puzzled, the boy looked at me and then towards the back of the van. Finally he said, "What'd he do?"


While working for an organization that delivers lunches to elderly shut-ins, I used to take my 4-year-old daughter on my afternoon rounds.

She was unfailingly intrigued by the various appliances of old age, particularly the canes, walkers and wheelchairs. One day I found her staring at a pair of false teeth soaking in a glass. As I braced myself for the inevitable barrage of questions, she merely turned and whispered, "The tooth fairy will never believe this!"


A little girl was watching her parents dress for a party. When she saw her dad donning his tuxedo, she warned, "Daddy, you shouldn't wear that suit."

"And why not, darling?"

"You know that it always gives you a headache the next morning. "


While walking along the sidewalk in front of his church, our minister heard the intoning of a prayer that nearly made his collar wilt.

Apparently, his 5-year-old son and his playmates had found a dead robin.

Feeling that proper burial should be performed, they had secured a small box and cotton batting, then dug a hole and made ready for the disposal of the deceased.

The minister's son was chosen to say the appropriate prayers and with sonorous dignity intoned his version of what he thought his father always said:

"Glory be unto the Faaather, and unto the Sonnn, and into the hole he goooes."

(I want this line used at my funeral!)


A little girl had just finished her first week of school.

"I'm just wasting my time," she said to her mother. "I can't read, I can't write, and they won't let me talk!"


A little boy opened the big family Bible. He was fascinated as he fingered through the old pages. Suddenly, something fell out of the Bible. He picked up the object and looked at it. What he saw was an old leaf that had been pressed in between the pages.

"Mama, look what I found," the boy called out.

"What have you got there, dear?"

With astonishment in the young boy's voice, he answered, "I think it's Adam's underwear!"

Ross' favorite sign.

Ross' favorite sign.