Friday, January 16, 2009

Playing in the Snow

I believe this is Lillian's first time actually playing in the snow. She has seen it several times, but was always too small! We were out less than 15 minutes; It was pretty cold today! Afterwards we had hot chocolate which she absolutely devoured!

Yep, It's Cold!

This is what happens when you leave a case of pop in a cold sun-room.
Luckily it was the only one to explode...

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Our Christmas Lights

FINALLY! Here are some pictures of our Christmas lights this holiday
season! I am cross-posting them to my business blog
(, our family blog
(, as well as my Facebook page! Please leave
comments; let us know what you think! We had to start from scratch this
year, and we are kind of burnt out by the whole Christmas light thing.
But we do love putting them up each year. And by WE, I mean ME up on a
ladder in the freezing cold while Lily and Kristin relax with a mug of
hot chocolate! It's OK though, as they took care of most of the indoor
decorating, which I find to be too tedious. My job is to put up the
lights and carry in the prickly Christmas tree!

Monday, January 5, 2009

Fun, Productive Day

I (James) got up at 4:45 this morning, and walked 3 miles on the treadmill. Then cooked omeletes for the fam. Kicked Kristin out the door for an hour of Lily-time, then off to the dentist for a filling (which was actually painless. He used an air drill and a light-cured enamel). Dropped some stuff off at Kristin's work, then back home for 2 hours of power cleaning. Lily helped put away the dishes. Next: Laundry, spot-bot some coffee-stains and clean bedroom. Then we ran around playing in the living room as you can see. Now we are getting ready for lunch. This afternoon I plan to get some business stuff done on the computer while Lily naps, then cook dinner and go check on good ol' Boy Scout Troop 93 this evening. Amazing how much you can get done if you schedule your time (even free time!). If I can keep this up I will quickly get skinny AND rich, or die an early death, one or the other!