Monday, June 29, 2009

It's (Almost) My Birthday!

Did you know that on Saturday it was June 27th? Many of you may think this is not a big deal, but it was my birthday!

Okay, okay, it wasn't really my birthday, but since my parents and I are taking a long trip, we'll be out of town for my real birthday, and wanted to celebrate with some of our Minneapolis friends.

My friend Elijah brought his parents over a little bit early to play. We had a great time. First, we played by the windows. Daddy and Mister Josh were playing with the grill outside, and we thought it was HILARIOUS!

Next, I made phone calls with the DVD remote control, and Elijah hid under the ottoman.

By the time my phone call wrapped up and Elijah got unstuck from under the ottoman, more people had arrived. I decided to change into my snazzy birthday outfit (NOT to be confused with my birthday suit, Uncle Graham), grabbed a hat and was ready to party!

I was glad that I got to hang out with some of my friends. My Auntie Rachel was there, along with Aunt Haley and my friend Jen from church.

Mommy even found time to read me my favorite alphabet book.

Pretty soon Aunt Haley remembered that we were at a birthday party, and we decided to get

right to the point- CAKE AND PRESENTS!

For my birthday, I got some new clothes, new books to read, a cool puzzle, and a little backpack full of rhythm instruments. As a future percussionist, I practiced hitting things with sticks right away.

I thought it was a pretty great day! I hope I wasn't the only one....

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

More Summer Fun!

As I mentioned in my last blog, this summer has been busy! It's been great having Mommy AND Daddy home, and we've been doing a bit of traveling already.
Right after Mommy got out of school, we went to Iowa to visit Grandpa and Grandma Larson. Aunt Christi, Jordyn, and Kendall were there too! We went to the farmer's market, the library, a Vietnamese restaurant(I found out I LOVE bean sprouts)and church. At the end of it all, my cousins and I were really tired.

I've also been keeping busy with friends. Mommy and Daddy have had people over a few times since the summer started, and I always like the attention. I'm an extrovert, you know. :)
I especially like playing with my friend Elijah. We like to play together, practice yodeling, and have screeching contests. It's awesome.
My friend Elijah and his parents are moving to Iowa soon, which makes me very sad. Here we are playing together at church, and I'm practicing mailing things to Elijah. Apparently, I think he needs to eat more carrots.

I'll miss you, Elijah. We'll have to do lots more playing before you go!

Monday, June 1, 2009

Busy Man

Hi everyone! My summer has been pretty busy so far. Between trips to the park to swing on the swings, parties with friends, and getting my diaper changed, it's a wonder I get it all done. I do love the swings by my house, though.

For my friend Miss Hottie's birthday, we went to the Minnesota Zoo! Now, knowing how much I love pounding on windows, can you guess what my favorite exhibit was?

Yup. Salmon. I pretty much anything I could see through glass (dolphins, sea otters, Uncle Graham . . . ) Here's my dad and I snuggling at the Zoo!

For Memorial Day, we went to the Brechts' house, and sat on their back porch, grilled some meat, and drank some wine. Here's me and my God-mommy Rachel.

With all of this stuff going on, I figured I had to find a new way to get around. So, with the help of my handy push-cart, I'm walking!:

Don't believe me? Here I come!!!: