Thursday, October 30, 2008

Harper's Humor Chapter 1 page 5

Harper was running though the house playing - she ran into the kitchen and said "mommy, feel my heart it's BEEPING"

Fun Facts

I have been "tagged" by a friend to post 7 fun facts about myself that people my not be aware of


  • I played the trumpet in High School Marching Band
  • As a Sophmore I ran the 100 yard hurdles in track
  • I love to Color with my darling daughter
  • Out of high school I managed a Video Store for my brother in St. Paul Ne
  • I once got in the car and drove to Chicago all myself for no reason at all
  • One nickname in High School was CRASH - because I wrecked so many cars
  • Never thought it would happen - but I recently started drinking Coffee

Here are a few fun facts about Harper

  • She was born at 2:32 pm was 8.5 lbs and 21 inches long
  • She loves to fish with her dad
  • Is the tallest in her Preschool class
  • She is the oldest at Daycare and is DD's special helper
  • She loves to paint!
  • Doesn't like it when I call her dear - her response is... I'm not a deer, I'm Harper

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Monday, October 27, 2008

Halloween 2008

Last week we went over to John & Vickie's back yard and took some pictures. I needed to get some Halloween cards out in the mail. We had a good time until the very end. Once we got back home and I asked for one more pictures - she sat on the step and said... Mommy, I'd done! I'm sure that I will have more pictures when we go to Boo at the Zoo...

Halloween Costume!


Mommy - I'm done!


Friday, October 24, 2008

Harper's Humor Chapter 1 page 4

Tuesday night the 3 of us were sitting on the couch watching and Nebraska vs. Texas volleyball game. Harper was asking questions about what they were doing and why. She then asked who is in the white - we replied the Huskers. Then she asked who the other girls were. I said that they were the players from Texas. Harper then says - Oh you mean they are from Texas like "Sandy Checks". For those of you who watch Sponge Bob you get it! For those of you who do not watch Sponge Bob, Sandy Checks in a squirrel that lives in a bubble in Bikini Bottom on the Sponge Bob cartoon.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Harper's Humor Chapter 1 page 3

This one is something that Harper has said before in a little different way - and it came up again today. Harper and I were on our way to Preschool this morning... There was a lot of traffic heading south on 27th with us. I can see that she is looking around at the other cars, 'thinking'. She says: "Mommy, why are all these people going to my Preschool? There won't be enough toys for us to play with."

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Our trip to Roca Berry Farms Pumpkin Patch

Yesterday afternoon we went to the Pumpkin Patch at Roca and had a great time. We got there at a good time as is wasn't all that crowded. They have all sorts of kid friendly things to do. They had a huge sand box, all sorts of little buildings kids can go in and out off, tails, trikes kids can ride on trails, bouncing things with a huge slide (which she loved). The String Beans also played and she loved to get up front with all the other kids and dance. She also won one of the dance contest. The String Beans are a singing group of 3 guys that play kids music. We brought home 3 pumpkins ( a daddy, mommy and Harper size ) What a fun day!

Sliding down the huge slide


Riding through a kid size tunnel


Dancing while The String Beans play


Harper's Humor Chapter 1 page 2

Harper has been going to dance class in Waverly every Saturday morning for the last month. There is a gas station on 84th and Cornhusker that flies has a HUGE flag. When the Husker's play at home they have a HUGH Husker flag they fly. We talk about the American Flag and the Husker when we drive by and I have tried to explain each to her. The Husker's played at Iowa yesterday so the American flag was flying. As we drove by Harper says - 'Mommy, I know the the American flag means" I was surprised and 'thought' she remember what we had talked about, she then says "it means there is no Husker home game today."

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Harper's Humor Chapter 1 page 1

I'm going to try something a little new. As some of you may know - I have many pages of the funny things that Matt had said while talking in his sleep. (let me know and I'll let you read them sometime) I am goign to start keeping track of the funny things that Harper says/does in this blog and title it Harper's Humor.

Chapter 1-----October 2008

This morning on the way to Preschool I needed to stop at Walgreens. Harper asked why we were stopping at Walgreens and I told her that it was Boss's Day and I needed to get a card for my boss. She ask who my boss was and I told her that it was the Kathy that I work with - she then ask me if Kathy makes me go to TimeOut like DD does at daycare........... We often joke around the house and ask Harper "who's the boss" and 9 out of 10 times she says DD!

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Just checking in..

The last couple of weeks have been about the same.... Harper goes to Speech Therapy on Monday afternoons, Preschool on Tuesday & Thursday mornings and dance class on Saturday morning. Last week she had her 6 month check at the dentist. The apt went well and she did great. No cavities and they said she is brushing well.... I usually doing the brushing and then the next time she does it and so on. That seems to keep her happy. The Halloween costume is all ready to go - she is going to be a Ladybug this year. I plan on having pictures posted in the next week or so. We are going to go to the neighbor's back yard and take some pictures. We are also planning on going to Roca Berry Farms this weekend. She had such a great time at the Dairy Farm that I want to take her to as much stuff like that as we can. Grandpa, Cousin Craig, Aunt Carrie, Uncle Jan & Aunt Jayne and of course Baby Holden stopped by the other night. Everyone had a good visit and Harper and Holder played and really enjoyed themselves. I had a meeting last night and didn't get home until after 7:00. The house was all dark when I drove up and I wondered what was going on.... Matt and Harper will sitting on the couch 'relaxing' with all of the lights out. The had a pretty busy night. It had been raining most of the day and Harper played in it when they got home. She wore her new raincoat from Aunt Carrie, had an umbrella and mittens... and then decided to stomp in the puddles.... I'm not sure how long it will take to dry out her shoes....

Friday, October 03, 2008

Albion Grandma & Grandpa came for a visit

A couple of weeks ago Mom & Dad or Albion Grandma & Grandpa came down for the weekend. Matt, Mitch & Steve were in MN fishing so it was just the four of us here at home. We didn't do a whole lot, but had a nice time catching up.

Where did September go???

I can't believe that the month of September is gone already. I didn't even post one single blog the whole month. And it's not like I was THAT busy. Work has been pretty busy and I have on the computer a lot - so I when I come home the last thing I want to do is be on the computer... every time I come down here Harper is right there ready to play on her FisherPrice website. So we usually end up doing that anyhow.

She is still enjoying Pre-School and has recently started taking Dance. We are going to the Anderson-Hoxie Studio in Waverly. She has a Creative Movement class every Saturday from 10:00 - 10:30.
She LOVES it. Last week she was up at about 7:00 and already asking when we can leave to go to her dance class. There are 5 little girls in the class and Harper (as usaul) is the outgoing one who does most of the talking, which means she is usually the one the teacher needs to ask to be quiet!
I will do a better job of keeping you up to date on what is happening and also keeping pictures posted.