Sunday, May 18, 2008


My friend had this on her blog so I did it in the side bar and here is Tony's Anyone can participate just copy the results and paste them in the comment. Or just do it for fun.

Your Superpower Should Be Manipulating Fire

You are intense, internally driven, and passionate.

Your emotions are unpredictable - and they often get the better of you.

Both radiant and terrifying, people are drawn to you.

At your most powerful, you feel like the world belongs to you.

Why you would be a good superhero: You are obsessive enough to give it your all

Your biggest problem as a superhero: Your moodiness would make it difficult to control your powers

Hannah's Bedtime Ritual

Every night before bed Hannah has to go out of the room to the stairs and shut the door and sing me a song before she will let me come out. I don't know how it started but she has to do it every night. It is very cute so I though I would share.

You might be a redneck if. . .

You have coils of black plastic tubing on your roof to heat your pool. I know, it is a little unsophisticated but it really works. We ran the water that came out of the pump through three lines 300 ft. each of black poly pipe on the roof. It heats the water up greatly between the inlet and the outlet. We have the water up to 79 Degrees from 60 that it was a couple days ago before the heater. It is cool because it doesn't cost any extra to heat the pool (after the initial cost of parts) since we run the pump to filter the water anyway.

We also got a new cover that is much better at keeping the heat in. It is also about a million times easier to get and keep on. The old one would blow off every time the wind blew at all. Getting lots of dirt in the pool.

We have had a lot of fun so far this year. We are looking forward to a fun swimming summer. You are all welcome to swim anytime.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Boating in the Pool

The kids found these boats they got last year and put away. They had a lot of fun floating around and racing.

Hair Cuts

The kids all got hair cuts today. They all look very nice. Hannah looks so grown up with her new fancy haircut.

Hannah did take a nap before this picture so it is not quite as cute as before.

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Brayden Lost a Tooth

Brayen lost his first top tooth. He was very excited.
Remember you can see more about the kids on their blogs.

Spring is Here

We decided to get the pool out and ready for the summer. The kids had fun in their "boats" and Hannah liked floating in the water. I had to pull her out shivering and she kept saying "I'm not cold I want to go back in."

We built a fence around the pool so we could keep the kids and dogs out of the area. I was more worried about Hannah this year because she is more resourceful about getting into things then last year. The boys actually listen and don't go in unless we tell them they can.
We bought instructions to make a pool heater and a new more efficient cover. We will post later letting you all know how it goes. Hopefully we can get it nice and warm for a reasonable price.