Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Sea Center Texas

For a field trip, we went to Sea Center Texas. It's down in Lake Jackson - quite a drive! We learned about the efforts they make to stock the Gulf with Red Drum and Spotted Sea Trout. Enjoy the pictures!

Monday, March 24, 2008

Happy Birthday Jason

Jason turned 38 this year! We enjoyed cake with his parents!


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New Fence

We had to replace our fence.
The girls enjoyed watching the destruction of the fence and construction of the new one.


Sunday, March 23, 2008

Easter, Easter, Easter

We did Easter up big this year! We had a neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt, an Egg Hunt with the Turpins, and one with the Balls! We had so much candy!

These first four are from our Community Event:





Here we are at the Turpin Egg Hunt:





The Ball Egg Hunt:




Saturday, March 22, 2008

Spring Break

We stayed at the farm and had a wonderful time. Enjoy the pictures!

The tadpoles we found in the creek.

Joy and I snuggling









Saturday, March 15, 2008

Old TV Shows and New Young Viewers

I introduced my girls to 'I Dream of Jeannie' and they absolutely love it.

many episodes are available at Hulu.com

Here is one of the fun episodes we watched.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Houston Symphony






Today we went to the Houston Symphony. We had a wonderful time!
It was called Beethoven's Missing Notes. It was an interactive orchestra experience for children. We had a lot of fun and learned about Beethoven.
Joy was so good! She listened so intently and never made a peep.
The girls loved downtown too! They thought it was so fun to run and see the bus stops (!) and water features. Afterwards, we went to McDonald's for lunch.
A very fun day!

Saturday, March 01, 2008

Jump Ball!

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The girls have invented a new game. They used to call it Poison Ball, but decided the name might frighten people, so they changed the name to Jump Ball.

The game starts by everyone chanting, "Jump Ball, Jump Ball, Let's go!" (They sound like a bunch of cheerleaders!) Then the balls are released (qty changes - 1 ball is the easiest, 4 balls is very difficult). The girls then jump on the trampoline. If the ball touches you, you are out! They are playing this game every second they can squeeze it in. (Good exercise!)

The Turpin Jump Ball Team