Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Look Out Below!

Tonight we went swimming at the rec. center, and we had a great time. I didn't take my camera, but I had my picture taken more tonight than I think I have the rest of the year. There was a lady who was taking pictures of her kids & I'm guessing she must have taken over 300 pictures. She must have had a huge memory card. We also saw Chris-paragus and his family, and his dad was taking pictures, and I fear I might have been caught in their pictures as well. I told Greg that the only thing worse than having pictures of myself in a swimming suit is knowing that my neighbors have pictures of me in a swimming suit....YIKES! But despite the knowledge that my picture is now lurking in the annals of time (and Watsons if you post any pictures of me from tonight you are all dead to me), we had a great time.
Ellie went down the big water slide all by herself, Rachel very nearly did the lazy river by herself, Becca was a regular fish, and Sarah warmed up to the water and we convinced her to go down the little tube slide by the end of the night, which brings me to the highlight of the evening.
Greg took Sarah to the top of the blue slide & I was at the bottom to "catch" her as she came out (I have to put catch in quotes because the bottom of the slide is in 6 inches of water & the water catches anyone who comes out). After Sarah came down, a couple of other kids came down the slide, and pretty soon a grandpa of a little boy came to the bottom of the slide to watch his grandson come down. Little did he know that the next person in line was NOT his three-year-old relation, but Greg. As Greg shot out of the tube, the guy next to me was DRENCHED with water, and the look on his face was PRICELESS. Once he got over the shock, he started laughing so hard he couldn't move, and I got a pretty good case of the giggles, too. Greg thought I was laughing at him and when I told him what happened he started laughing, and then I couldn't stop, which made the "grandpa" laugh even harder, and we all had a great time.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Peas in a Pod

Sarah has a friend in her Primary class that she ADORES. She asks multiple times each day if she can play, and mentions her name about 30 times a day. So today we called and OH HAPPY DAY, she could play. Sarah colored her a picture, put on a necklace, and grabbed a little stuffed kitty to take to her friend's house, when I told her that Jessica would be coming here. Well, not two minutes later, Jessica arrived....with a picture for Sarah, wearing a dress-up necklace, and holding a stuffed kitty. Like I said, they are two peas in a pod.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

I believe!

Greg: "Becca, do you still believe in Santa Claus?"
Becca: "Yeah, I will probably believe in him forever."

Monday, November 09, 2009

Oh Come with Me to Primary

I am hoping that I will still be able to keep up on my blogging, but if I don't, please know why. Yesterday I was put in as the new Primary President. I LOVE being in Primary, and I am SO lucky to have an amazing presidency to help me move into this role, but I am also a little overwhelmed. As I mentioned last month, our previous president passed away unexpectedly, and when she was gone I said to Greg, "I feel sorry for whoever has to take her place...she did such an amazing job." So, I suppose I can legitimately pity myself, but only momentarily because I am sincerely looking forward to being in Primary again.
Sarah has been very cute. Today she asked me when it would be Sunday again because she was SO excited for me to come to Primary with her, and the other girls have had similar excitement. Becca is most excited that she will know where to find me after church now, and Ellie gave me the "thumbs up" in Sacrament meeting.
I am very grateful for a supportive family, and know that without help I could never do this on my own.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

A Halloween Scripture

I was studying the scriptures this morning and Sarah asked me to read aloud to her. I started reading and she said, "OK, that's enough, I'll tell you a scripture now." and she proceeded to tell me Mosiah 4:13 (a scripture Ellie memorized for primary a while back).
She got confused toward the end, so I prompted her by saying "that which" when she turned to me and said "THAT WITCH!? I DIDN'T KNOW THERE WAS A WITCH IN THAT SCRIPTURE!"