Tuesday, October 30, 2007


Yay Halloween! One of my favorite holidays. This year Mike made me some tombstones out of wood so I could have a "real" looking graveyard in our front lawn :) I'll take some pics on Wednesday after it's all set up. To hold you over though, here are some pics of Amanda in her bee costume last night. I had to make sure it would still fit!

Saturday, October 27, 2007

The Hills are on Fire!

So as most of you have heard (or experienced), Southern CA had a bunch of wildfires this week. Ok, not a "bunch", but a TON. I think at one point they said 19 fires were burning out of control! While we weren't too affected by it (we live in the heart of the city), the amount of smoke pouring into our air and being blown our way was pretty bad. I took the following pictures on my way home from work on Wednesday.
This is looking down Motor Ave. at the Sony Pictures tower. You can see how discolored the sky was

And here's a picture of the sun that same night. All day it looked like this, sort of red and muted.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

REAL pic of teeth!

Here ya go, I finally got a real picture of Amanda's teeth!

So I'm home from work today because the new daycare called and said she was vomiting and I needed to pick her up :(  We are going to see the doctor at 3:15.  I think it's the Albutrin he told me to give her to stop her wheezing, I don't think it's agreeing with her, and she's had diarrhea and vomiting the last couple of days.  Hopefully she'll get better soon.

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Ladies & Gentlemen...

Amanda has her first tooth!!! Yay!

This weekend she made a sudden spurt in progress. She broke her first tooth on Friday, then she showed us she could sit up on her own. Then she started putting food in her mouth on her own. I gave her some Gerber finger foods, and she went to town!

So of course, here are some pictures
First is my attempt to get a picture of her tooth, but it didn't seem to work very well:

Here's a cute pic of her eating a biter biscuit:

And here are a couple where she figured out how to get a Twizzler out of the bag and the fun she had with it!

So this is her last week at the current daycare center. Mike & I decided we're fed up with the director and the shoddy way she runs the place. So next week she starts a new, much more organized place that I hope we'll all be happier at!

Monday, October 1, 2007

New Nac pics

More pictures from Nacimiento are trickling in from friends... Here's Mike wakeboarding:

And here's Mike wakeboarding in the background with his friend Nate driving the boat in the foreground.

And a cute pic of Amanda when she was staying at the cabing with Holly, Matt & Nate while I went out wakeboarding. They were trying to take pics of her eating, and she kept looking at the camera, instead of focusing on eating!!