Thursday, May 28, 2009

In Other News

It seems I have been consumed these past few weeks with trying to figure out if passing court is going to be possible on Monday.  I promise we have been doing other things.  Just to prove it, I have pictures!

The kids are enjoying two new sweet kittens.  They are practicing holding and loving on babies.  Actually, I just needed to give them something to love on so I’ll get a chance to hold Gideon when we get him home. :)

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We explored Galveston Island with our good friends.  It was crazy to imagine being on that island during Hurricane Ike when we saw some of the damage and the waterline marks!


Since we are good homeschoolers {grin}, we went on a hike to check out the local wildlife.  I’m not sure how educational it was though.  I took a picture of this cool bird we found and told them I don’t know what kind it is.  Now, I realize we never went back to look in our bird book to see what it was.  Quality education, people. 


It was perfect weather for a hike.


Car’s trying to be the Karate Kid, even though he’s never seen the movie. 


Enjoying the murky Gulf waters.



Ellie and her best friend.


I wish I had a video of Bear.  She didn’t want anything to do with getting in the water.  When she finally worked up the courage to get out there, she got down in the water and started having fun, then jumped up screaming and running to the shore.  She said a fish bit her finger and was hanging on when she pulled it out of the water.  She described it for me!  Poor thing!  She said it didn’t hurt, it just scared her.  I don’t think she will ever go in that water again.  I couldn’t stop laughing though.


*** If anyone knows what kind of bird that is, let me know.  I felt guilty and had to go look it up, but I couldn’t figure it out.***


Jessica Knitter said...

Praying for you guys on Monday. Our court date is on June 4th so pretty much in the same boat.

Are These Kids All Yours? said...

Hey, where are you guys? We live in LA about 3 hours from Galveston??? Just can e-mail us or something.

Praying that a miracle already has, but that this issue will be resolved. I am sure it is really hard!!! I wish I had some really great thing to say, but just know we are praying!!!

Tisha said...

I will be praying for you on Sunday night. :) It looks like you guys had a wonderful time! It is so nice to get away with family and friends.

Lynn said...

Praying for you on Monday. We will have to get together this summer. I would love to see John and Cathy, too!

Sara said...

Not sure about that cool bird, but oh my goodness--the kittens are adorable!!! :)

Still praying about your court date.

Kristi J said...

i'll be praying for you guys on Monday...Wow..I cant' believe it is time for your court date already...Oh...I'm praying a miracle happens,

Sara said...

Praying about tomorrow....

Jennefer said...

The bird is a Yellow-crowned Night Heron. They are all over the place around here. :) I want to check back and see how court goes. Prayers to you!