Saturday, October 18, 2008

Huntin' Fool

Sometimes I am a little jealous of Jason because of all the time he gets to spend in the mountains. Yes, I know that his hunting borders on obsessive and the amount of time and money he invests in it is sometimes a little (a lot) too much, but I still think it must be nice to get out of civilization, or even out of the house, as much as he does. However, when he asked me to go hunting with him up along the Alpine Loop a few weeks ago, I gave him a resounding "no." Get up at 4 am to freeze my tail off? And what about the kids? It's a school day, for crying out loud. Here's how the conversation went:

"Oh come on, it will be fun."
"We can spend the night at my mom's and she can watch the kids."
"You'll be able to hear the elk bugling and see the sunrise and all the changing leaves."
"We might run into Robert Redford on his horse."

So I was persuaded. I'm glad I went, actually. It all worked out and although I didn't see Robert Redford, I like to think he was sitting on the other side of his property line, watching me and thinking about how I would be perfect for the role of reluctant housewife hunter in his next Sundance film. Now that I think about it, I totally should have carved my phone number into a tree. I bet the phone would be ringing right now. Oh well, hindsight is always 20/20. (What does that mean?) Anyway, here are some pictures from the trip. Although I won't admit it to Jason, it was a good time, and it was very beautiful.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Tag, I'm it

I would like to thank Stephanie for awarding me the "I love your blog award". Thank you, thank you. Now I have an easy blog post! I have to answer each of the questions with one word only.

1. Where is your cell phone? Charger
2. Where is your significant other? Work
3. Your hair color? Brown
4. Your mother? Kind
5. Your father? Funny
6. Your favorite thing? Books
7. Your dream last night? None
8. Your dream/goal? Travel
9. The room you're in? Family
10. Your hobby? Blogging
11. Your fear? Crime
12. Where do you want to be in 6 years? Here
13. Where were you last night? Home
14. What you're not? Mean
15. One of your wish-list items? sweaters
16. Where you grew up? Burley
17. The last thing you ate? Cereal
18. What are you wearing? Jeans
19. Your TV? Wii
20. Your pet? Nonexistant
21. Your computer? New!
22. Your mood? Happy
23. Missing someone? Sisters
24. Your car? Lame
25. Something you're not wearing? Necklace
26. Favorite store? Target
27. Your summer? Best
28. Love someone? Lots
29. Your favorite color? Green
30. When is the last time you laughed? Today
31. Last time you cried? Sunday

I now award the following 6 people the "I love your blog award":


Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Abby is One!!!

Abby's birthday was September 28. I can't believe my sweet little baby girl is one year old! She got to have two separate birthday parties, one with my family on Saturday because most of them were in town, and then another one on Sunday with Jason's family. It was so fun to watch her respond to all the attention. She wasn't quite sure what to do with the cupcake, but she liked squishing it between her fingers. A year ago, I was so excited to have a brand new baby girl, but I had no idea she would bring us this much happiness! Happy Birthday, little girl!!!