Monday, February 27, 2012

Curiouser and curiouser!

"What's a little brother to do?"
At this rate, that's what Finn will have to practice saying when he gets older. Even though, at this age, he goes right along with Julia's antics. The dress he donned so eloquently is the one that Julia wore a year ago at Jon and Ginny's wedding. The wig is from Julia's Halloween costume. Doesn't she look proud of her creation?

Even the dog looks a little confused by the whole affair.

Julia went ice skating a few weekends ago. A friend of hers was there too, so she had a partner to go around with. After a few times around with the helper device, she went on her own. Julia stayed close to the wall the whole time, but by the end she was moving along pretty well.
Here are three videos from the afternoon, if you're interested:
Video 1
Video 2
Video 3

The kids have been trying to earn some money doing some extra chores around the house. It brings a smile to my face to see my first-born vacuuming (and doing a decent job)!

Amanda and I went to a wedding this past weekend and so we suckered Jon and Ginny (Yes, the same ones mentioned earlier in this very blog post - imagine that!) into staying with our little stinkers while we enjoyed a childless night. They might have had fun.

Yesterday, Julia had a Girl Scout outing to go see a production of Alice in Wonderland. When I told her it could be a date, she said, "Ohhhh, do we get to kiss?!" So we had to get a picture of pre-date smooching.


Doreen Lenz Holte said...

It doesn't get better than all of that! Thanks for sharing your beautiful family...

Anonymous said...

Love it! Gr. Colleen

Anonymous said...

Grandpa Duane is jealous, Finn has more hair than him. Julia, great job skating. It's lots of fun. I remember doing a lot of skating back when I was a lot younger. Your Mom also skated at the park behind our house. We will share with our neighbors, Jim, Wendy, and Rachel (a skater). Also, good job vaccuuming. We could always use help at our house. Love you, Grandpa Duane & Grandma Beth & Raider