Tuesday, March 24, 2009

St. George trip

Carl went to Devil's Playground last weekend with the scouts - he had a great time, as for the scouts, I'm not so sure.



Here is Carl's "project" he is putting in a new motor in his truck, and he was very excited to get the old one out - it was quite the feat. Now he just has to put the new one in.


We went to the Draper Temple open house, it was really beautiful, and fun to be able to take the kids with us. I was glad for the stroller for sure.

This was on our way back from St. George. We stopped at a gas station, and got candy necklaces. Those are a definite must have for our next long trip. And, Fisher decided he wanted to use his legs as the paper - he is a mighty fine artist, I must say.


We stopped at Cove Fort on our way back also, it was really interesting, but pretty cold.

This was a hike up in Snow Canyon - it lead to this arch (the top right hand corner) it was pretty great. Carl was pretty tired after because he carried both kids the whole way. Fisher loves to run, but hates to hike.

Here we are at the start of the hike.

This was after lunch at the Sand Dunes in Snow Canyon. What a face! She had fallen that morning at the swimming pool - it was a sad, nasty bonk that looked horrible for days! The rest is red sand mixed with watermelon juice from lunch.

Carl got buried, and Chachi was trying to find the rest of him.

Playing in the sand.

This was on our ride to the tunnel in Zion's National Park. We wore the kids out!

This was on our hike up to the Emerald Pools.

Fisher was a little poser - he was so cute to smile when we would take pictures.

This was at the beginning of our hike to the Emerald Pools.

This was at Carl's Grandma and Grandpa's house in Leeds. Sunday after church we went back and had dinner there with his Aunt and Uncle, and then we played some cards.

This was a pretty great trip, we got to do and see lots of fun things, and we all had a really great time, thanks Carl for having a business conference down there!

Monday, March 2, 2009

Heber snowmobiling trip

So, a few weeks ago we went on a family snowmobile trip to Heber, we took the kids snowmobiling the first day for a few hours, and then went back to our cool hotel to swim. We had a really fun time. Saturday we got to swim again, and then played games while the others went snowmobiling the whole day. Then before we went home, we went to eat at this cool place. Well, at least it's cool for 3 year old boys.

Here we are at the Dairy Keen in Heber. My little train lover was in heaven! They had trains going around inside, and a train table with toy trains, and also a train ride that almost bucked him to the ground. Fisher said this was his favorite part of the trip.



Here's me and Fisher sitting by the fire after we had lunch. He was such a good trooper the whole time, but he was a little clingy.

Ainsley was so tired, and grumpy, so Carl took her for a little ride before we went up the mountain, and almost as soon as the machine had started she was asleep.




Carl and Ainsley at lunch. She did really good the whole time too. She slept mostly while riding the snowmobile with Carl. I was really glad they were so good, because I hadn't planned on them going so far or for so long.


Here's Fisher asleep on the snowmobile with my dad. He was so nice to have Fisher on his sled the whole time. Fisher loved it!


Here's Chachi strapped to Carl. It's hard to know if she had a fun time, I guess sleeping is a lot better than screaming, right?


This was before we went up the mountain, Fisher and Micki were playing in the snow for a long time, he kept finding "clean" snow to eat. It's good for their immune systems, right?





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