Oh Southwest

July 31st, 2011 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (1 Comments)

Sometimes you can have the best plan in your head…and come game time it just does not work that way.  On Saturday, the kids and I flew to NH.  We normally don’t fly for these trips but we were coming for a short five days and losing a day on either side with driving did …
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Throwing in the towel…….

July 28th, 2011 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (1 Comments)

I am fairly certain my child bearing days are OVER.  I don’t know if I can handle another Jackson.  No joke…this kid is just no joke.  In the picture above he is happily sitting on top of the table at the Crayola Factory….where you are supposed to be sitting nicely and coloring.   Not so much..in …
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First and foremost…to avoid the bizillion inquiries..I did NOT sign up.  It was not in the plan…I might have had wavered just a little after the midnight finishers and the excitement but I did not sign up for next year.  It most definitely is in the plan..but we need to nail a couple things down …
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Training in the heat….

July 21st, 2011 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (1 Comments)

Here is the weather for the next two days… Today97 °F Partly CloudyTonight 74 °F Partly CloudyTomorrow Tomorrow99 °F Chance of T-storms I am fairly certain after these two days we will never be moving to a tropical climate (cough HONG KONG).  Even Ryan said last night…this is just plain ridiculous. On the schedule for …
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It is HOT HOT HOT!  So we are keeping cool!  Jackson former swimmer turned lifeguard Our last of our summer visitors left this morning.  We had a great time with a college friend and her soon to be step daughter at the zoo. Well some of us enjoyed the zoo…others used it for a little …
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Hanging out!

July 15th, 2011 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Ryan came home this week and annouced that CIGNA was getting relocated back to CT…I jumped for joy..and then he told me that we are not moving back.  BOOO!  Not moving is better than moving to Hong Kong at this point.  Life is good…really good!  We are settling in to being back home after our …
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Busy, Busy, Busy!

July 14th, 2011 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Such a nurturing little one…or not We have had our hands full this week.  7 kids 4 adults…the adults are out numbered for sure.  Tonight we added 4 more adults and 4 more kids and had a nice big pizza party!  It was pure chaos at moments and so much fun.  We spent the morning …
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Atlantic City

July 12th, 2011 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

We played in the waves Acted like swimsuit models Got a little dirty…ate some sand The Miller Boys..

Small town Iowa

July 10th, 2011 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

You can bring a girl to the midwest but you can never take the East Coast out of her! We spent the 4th of July in Ely with Ryan’s brother and their clan of 4…we got to experience small town Iowa 4th of July. The parade was fun for the kids..anything in town that had …
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We Are Back

July 10th, 2011 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

We are back in town..and we leave tommorrow.  All of us Yep, 7 kids en route to Atlantic City for a couple of days!  Life is rough I know.  While we were back for 2 days we picked from the garden…and we got. One monster zucchini…my friend Tanya gave me a plant last minute and …
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