August 31, 2007


Hunter seems to be doing new things all the time. The biggest things are that he's standing alone for many seconds at a time. He tries to take a step or 2 towards me sometimes, too. more bottles! I know this can be a rough transition for some kids, but Hunter has no problem drinking his milk out of a sippy cup. Within the next week we'll be switching to whole milk. I hope that goes just as well.

August 30, 2007


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August 28, 2007

Picture Tuesday

Where's Hunter?
Playing the drums with the tupperware
His new favorite thing to do. It involves me following him everywhere because when he runs into something he yells for me to come move the car so he can go again.
Dinner time at our house

Ok Aunt Twila, we have the hat to go with the chaps. Now, we need some boots!

August 24, 2007


This past weekend we were at our neighbor's house swimming and Paul got some footage of Hunter in action.

Check it out!!!

(no sound, just video)

Can't wait until we can teach Hunter important things like this...

Go Noles!!!! 10 days till Kickoff.

August 17, 2007

The Ice Man

There is a man that lives on our street and we’ve dubbed him “The Ice Man” due to the excessive amount of Ice House beer he drinks. We first started monitoring his habits over a year ago. On recycle days there would be at least 4 cases (18 packs) of beer out for the recycle man. Over the months the average started to creep up to where it was normal for him to have 6 cases out for the recycle man. I’m sure you’re thinking that this guy has parties and lots of people over all the time, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. This guy lives alone and there is never another car in his driveway. He’s obviously retired because his car is always there. Makes me wonder when he gets the beer and how since he must always be drunk. We’ve heard other neighbors say that he mows his grass late at night in the dark.

So, back to the beer. He’s very obsessive compulsive about his recycling. He cuts the flaps off the beer cases and puts his empty bottles back in the box WITH the caps screwed back on when he’s finished. On recycle day he has nicely stacked boxes of beer sitting in the middle of his driveway. July 4th happened to be on a Wednesday this year and that is recycle day for us. We realized that he would have 2 weeks worth of beer the next week. The following Wednesday he didn’t get his recycling out in time (it came between 9 and 10am because that’s when we left and got back from swimming lessons). We were all set to take a picture of at least 12 cases of beer. The next week it would be 3 weeks worth of beer so potentially 18 cases. And LOOK, 18 ½ cases of beer!!

Our neighbor, who works for Ripley's Believe It or Not even had it put on their website! (scroll down to the bottom left of the page)

August 9, 2007

Baby Chaps

My Aunt Twila gave this "bib" to Hunter several months ago. He's finally big enough to wear it.

August 2, 2007

Already a Graduate

Hunter has graduated from his first swim lessons. Tomorrow is the last day and I'll get in the pool with him to learn how to practice with him in our pool. The past 2 days his skills were tested while wearing clothes.

Yesterday was summer clothes. He wore a short sleeved onesie and a pair of shorts. Oh, and a real diaper that fills with water. It adds another 5 pounds!

And today was winter clothes. He wore some windsuit material
pants, a long-sleeved onesie, socks, shoes, and a real diaper.
Falling in face first...

and floating! Ta da!

Yay Hunter! We're so proud of you!