Jul 28, 2010

RAGNAR - A post written about Derek from Harmony

Crossing the Finish Line 
(I'm assuming.  Derek does not give many details) 
Speaking of Derek the guy on the left is Derek's buddy, Derek. 

In Fact, I had to take these off his phone, otherwise we'd never see a post.

Apparently, there were thousands of cars parked everywhere.  They slept in school gyms on the floor and didn't shower for 2 days and nights. He says it was lots of fun. 

Jul 26, 2010

Family. . .Isn't it about time.

This is just a typical Sunday. 
Typical Sunday with our Typical Clothes. 
You better believe it. 
I apparently come from the early 70s era. 

Yes, I know Hali is super creepy.  
I'm surprised Derek let her sit this close. 

Learning new tricks. Always. 

Jul 23, 2010

All Things The Kona

The Kona

This is her "Maybe if I pretend my eyes are sparkling like the Asian Cartoons I'll get some tasty morsel" 


You better believe she's got mad skills.  Watch out Chuck!

Ahhh super, cute, little, funny, loving, black Kona.

Kona was worried it might rain. Chocolate Rain.

Being lazy, while the family is out doing garden and yard work, Kona can be found here. 
Thinking super happy thoughts.

Jul 18, 2010

FloaTaTIon of River

And I quote The Mama,
"It's probably been 40 years since I last tubed a river."
End of quote. 

Please Click to view full Picture.

Above you will find a detailed map for floating the river. 
Below, find the people who actually floated the River.

The Mama, Toadie, Derek, Harmony and The Kona.

As you will notice, Kona has her own floatation device, she has no need for human tubes. 

I also have no need for human devices, a motor.  Look at those arms pumping. I do have a need for an awesome London Shirt. 

Notice they have sticks, these were necessary to increase floating speed, or push you out of shallow water where you might or might not have been High Centered. 

Getting out of the River. 

Don't worry, it's not the sun you are staring at.  
They are arms, and I don't think they've seen sun in Many Moons. 

Jul 15, 2010

4th of July Again. Only with different people!

Ahhh. Magnificent.  Hannah has been reading up on her Camera's Capabilities. And with her new tripod, she will soon be unstoppable. 

Ummm the newly weds. . . in a very nice outfit. . . sigh, this is not a good way to start your marriage!

Oh course!  The Slip N Slide

Little Anderson here looks a tiny bit squooshed.
Yes squooshed.

Mike and Zack taking the plunge!

River Rafting. . bleh. . . who needs it when you have a tarp?

Wouldn't it be soo fun to have all these cousins and siblings your own age.
 They were everywhere!

The whole family is out. Look at little Paige's face. . .in the green.

Don't worry about it kids, it's not a dinosaur. That's just Corey.

Lightning McQueen and Pink car. I don't remember her name.
Those little twins. Getting soy big!

Haa. I thought this was a good one a Laney. 
Her face is so cute, then her hair so wild!

Derek has such a way with children.

I just think Paige is so stinking cute!  
Look at the concentration on Pin the Tail.

Dear Anne, I'll have you know that the Elephant was good use. 
Brought many kids great joy throughout all the lands. 

Part-ay. 4th

Let is be known:
Kona will be supervising the following, fabulous, fun, featured day.

At the last minute, we decided to have some July Festivities Fun.

So we invited some friends to Gram's house

They all needed to experience the Joy's of Gram's.

Luckily, Luke loves Kona. Or all dogs in general. 

We played some minute to win it games. 

Ever tried it?  Stick a deck of cards on a bottle and try to blow them off, and leave one standing. 

Graham was the only one who could do it. 

Next was the Nylon fruit game.  
You had to know over so many cans of pop. 

Now, I TRULY look asian!

But really, let's face it, we did it so we could get some funny photos. 

Another funny game is a cookie game. 

Stick the cookie on your forehead. . . 

Then with using only your face muscles move it to your mouth. 

The Main Feature.

Slip 'N Slide Extraordinaire

Many Races were had, 
which I won if participating. 

See my festive bandana?  Kona and I both got one to show how patriotic we are. 
God Bless America

This is the famous pile-up.  Everseconds someones runs.  Who you hit? Nobody know3s. 

Winter Tubes must always be used. 

Funny faces will always be Fab - u - lous on the run.

Doesn't Hali look like a graceful?  Like she is getting ready for a Triple Loupe.

Like Mom, like son?

The other "Derek" for some reason he thought the Slip n' Slide was just for kids.  He came unprepared, but in the end, he had to succumb.

Angie and her Mardi Gras Beads.
She got them from the parade. Don't worry. 

Derek showing off his sweet moves. 

Sarah wasn't too keen on getting wet, as it was slightly colder for a summer Saturday.  But as I told the crowd.  "If you aren't pregnant, you should be out here!"

Hali and I. 
Little Adam had already told me I'm not a kid.  
 I just couldn't resist.
  Notice how the handles on the chair are now at a 150 degree angle. . . 

Hali and her sweet disposition. Such a charmer. 

Ha, you'd think I was a volleyball play -  er!
My sister's are ashamed of my Volleyball skills. 

This is what Graham was doing while we played Volleyball. 

Dodgeball has recently made it's way into the Gram Traditions. 

Ah, it was a fun filled day. 

Or maybe not. 

☮ <3 Harmony
(Get it? I'm all sorts of creative today)