Friday, November 28, 2008

Thankgsiving 2

It was a sucess. We ate lots and had lots of fun. I am going to show a few photos and maybe post again later. We hope all had a enjoyable Thanksgiving.
We all fit in one room. 16 adults 6 children
food and coversation was great
This was a center piece that every one added a leaf that said what they were thankful for.
The pies were wonderful.
When things settled down we just kick up our feet and relaxed.

exploringWonderful hostessgetting photos

Cleaning up! Thanks Kayes

Thursday, November 27, 2008


Today is thanksgiving. I have lots to be thankful for. I have great memories of thanksgivings past. 112 Fremont street has many good memories. I can't believe how we ever managed to all eat in that small house. The day always began by going to the AHS T-day game. this early morning game 10:30 really enjoy when Paul and I played on the team (Paul more than I). I remember an aluminum folding table that never was level were the feast would be put out. On year I remember not having a real turkey but a turkey loaf of light and dark meat. I am not sure but I believe my mother was in the hospital so we had that. We always had fruit and nuts and many other wonderful treats.
Thanksgiving in California has always been great. We have always had plenty of food and great times. Many thanksgivings have been spent celebrating with Linder's side of the family. These have been great times. The best was having it at the Walnut institute of Religion. Food was great and having so many people was great. Even if it isn't framed we still cherish it. We had a wonderful time also at aunt Kathy in Tustin ranch when the children were all small.
Today we will have family at our new house.It will be nice to begin memories at this place.
I am so grateful for all my family. Family is the most precious gift one can have. We certainly aren't perfect but the memories are the best that come with families. It doesn't matter if it is an elephant in ones throat or playing charades for FHE. Families are what have given me my most to be thankful for. I will post picture of today's doings later. Happy Thanksgiving all.

Saturday, November 1, 2008

We didn't do to much for for Halloween and didn't have many going to the house for treats. We are working for the passage of prop 8 to restore marriage. It has been very divisive and It might be hard for some to get over the issue even after the Vote.
I have been called a Ward Mission Leader. I hope that I will be able to make a difference. This ward hasn't had a convert baptism this year. I hope that we can change that by getting out of our comfort zones.
I thought I would post a few outdoor pictures so you can see the house as others do. We have had 2 people come up to the house and ask if we had paint samples as they seem to like our home color. I am really feeling that this is the house we are supposed to be in.
We will have a full house for Thanksgiving. I am looking forward to seeing all of Linda's side of the family. This is the first time in decades that we will be able to have room for all who want to come.
I am so thankful for my family and all the blessing that we are receiving this year.