Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Guest appearance in the year book

I had lunch with the pope youngers I think it was in the fall. It was so fun and the oatmeal cookies were amazing. AND it got documented in the school yearbook

Sunday, May 20, 2012

A very very good night

Tonight has been one of the very best nights for awhile. We were able to spend some time with an Elder that has been serving in the same mission Joseph was called to. He is home for some medical treatments. Though he has only been a missionary for 4 months, this Elder is wonderful and powerful and humble and very much an angel in earth. He is still a set apart full time missionary and came over with a great spirit to strengthen and comfort and bring hope to us all. It was an amazing night Words can not describe all that was communicated. Joseph is making progress and still wants to serve in Florida, and this night was certainly a high dose of ....? Happiness? Motivation? Hope?
I am so thankful.
Elder Dumas now has an extra aunt or something to send him stuff when he gets back out to Florida ;)
I'm so thankful

Friday, May 18, 2012

Kim and Aaron to the rescue.

It's Friday- my steady date is off being an awesome father. Instead of being all alone ( Jacobs with David, Joseph is at work) Kim and her bud Aaron took compassion on me and made me dinner!! Chicken curry on rice. Frozen yogurt at nearby orange leaf for dessert. They are too good to me!

The challenge

I'm going to attempt to sew THE blessing gown for little Kaylee. I will attempt something based off the pattern pictured on the baby--- with a few custom requests. I'll keep ya posted.

I found a book

I'm usually a very devoted library book reader. I usually don't buy books. The advantage of buying a book is that it's safer to read in a bubble bath when it's your own book. Sooo when I was at Costco the other day I was looking at the books. This one had the hero (?) or love interest (?) named David Paxton. Well--- for 4.89 I had to get it!! Dave just laughed when I read him the back cover. I'll let you know how he does in the book.

Ah mothers day!!

Mothers day was great. I was treated so well. Not only did I get to be the mother but I also got to be the daughter to a wonderful mother. We spent the evening on Provo with my folks. I know she doesn't read my blog, but I have to say my mother is a true angel. She has taught me how to be a good wife, a good mother, a good grandmother, and a good sister. I've watched her my whole life and strive to be like her. She's been my ideal my whole life. To this day, as she lovingly and effectively cares for my Dad, I watch her and she teaches me without her even knowing.
We did have the extra special opportunity to talk with Aubrey. I'm so thankful we got to. She is very happy and even thinking she'll come home in December Rather than November when her 18 months is up. We'll see.
It was a great day.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Indexing happy

this is a little gem I found while indexing.  look at the wifes name just below the yellow rectangle.  Im thinking Ill change my name to pretty connie ;)

More happiness

aaahhhh, I love to get her pictures.  Her hair is getting long again.  I get to skype with her in about a week! last time till she gets home probably.  Then we wont skype much at all


getting ready for prom.

Pippin again

Last night of Pippin.  The kids had such a great time, and when my kids are happy-I'm happy---- usually

Signing more autographs

Watermelon train

Missing this boy!! Here's a picture Laura sent me of his ever favorite thing--- trains. In this case, its a watermelon train

More and more pippin

After the show Wednesday night

More pippin

at the end of each show, during the curtain call, Jacobs character threw out autographed pictures of himself to the audience.  Dave was lucky enough to get one

Missing this girl

what a doll!! can't wait to see her in a month and kiss her little toes and cheeks and neck... and hands  and tummy


after opening night of Pippin, Jacob came home to a "yes" on his prom request.  He went with a very awesome and fun girl Brelyn from Highland



Another car