Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Lotoja 2009

Brent: Logan to Preston and Afton to Alpine

David: Preston to Montpellier
Dude from Brent's work: Montpillier to Afton
Melissa: Alpine to Teton Villiage
Lotoja "tatoos"
Brent with the support crew

Lizzie's First Day of Preschool

Getting ready for her big day.
Posing with Momma/teacher.
First day of school porch shot.
This is her preschool picture that I hang up when she is the helper of the day.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Cache Century

This ride goes in a loop around Cache Valley. This is a shot of us at the start in Richmond. We did 70 of the hundred miles. It was a beautiful ride. (Brent, David, Me, and Brent's friend from work.)

London's First Day of First Grade

You have to have the porch shot!
Sunrise Elementary entrance
London's Classroom
Hangin' up the backpack
London's awesome teacher: Mrs. Anderson
Whew! She survived her first day. And her good buddy Brynlee is in her class!

Backpack and Canoe Trip to Bearpaw and Trapper Lakes

Loading the canoes at String Lake

Everyone was so excited to go camp over night at Bearpaw Lake.
We docked our canoes at the North end of Leigh Lake.
David ready to backpack into our site.
Melissa ready to backpack to the campsite.
We hiked to this lake called Trapper Lake.
Lizzie being a model at Trapper Lake.
London measuring the width of the lake.

A couple of cute blondies posing at Trapper Lake.
The gang sans London at Trapper (Not a bad little photographer)
Lizzie and Alex keeping control over the bears.
Lizzie being Lizzie.

This was our campsite at Bearpaw Lake.
Lizzie hunting for huckleberries.We canoed over to Leigh the east shore of Leigh Lake-one of our favorite spots.
Beautiful Mt. Moran.
Success finding delicious berries. Most of us hunted all over the place. Brent stayed by the canoes and ended up with the most.
All the pickin'=ice cream with huckleberry syrup back at the Star Valley cabin.
This was such a great trip. We would really like to make it a summer tradition.

House makeover (Week before school started!)

Kitchen before

Kitchen after (Love, love, love my red kitchen!)
Staircase and entry before
Staircase and entry after

Dining area beforeDining area after
Front room before
Front room after
The nasty mustard color we had to cover with tan after we decided we didn't like it
Yep, we had to cover the whole area before we decided we didn't like it.

(All this plus new carpet right when the school year started.)