Monday, October 31, 2011

My Girl

We went to the botanical gardens yesterday to take some pictures.  Here are a few of Claire.002





There are some new baby bump pictures on Cale’s blog.

Tonight we are heading to our church’s Fall Festival.  Check out the blog later this week to see pictures of Claire enjoying the festivities in her costume.

Sunday, October 23, 2011


Last night we drove down to NASA to attend the Ballunar Liftoff Festival.  The weather was great – somewhere in the 70s!  Totally unheard of in Houston at this time of year.  We loved it!  And thankfully, they let us park in the handicapped parking area since I’m nine months pregnant.  We were able to park right next to the balloon field!001

We had so much fun!

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While waiting for the balloon glow, Claire played in a bouncy house…019

and an obstacle course.  (I’m amazed at how well she can climb the wall!)  At the end of the video, Steve was running around to get her sliding down the slide.  There were multiple slides though, so it took a few seconds to find her.



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Wednesday, October 5, 2011


This week Steve had to go to Memphis for a meeting at work.  Since this is the last week I would be able to safely fly before Cale’s arrival, Claire and I tagged along.

First stop for me and Claire – The Memphis Zoo.  Claire had a blast!  So did I!  The weather was perfect!

Claire got to ride the carousel.  She chose to ride the zebra.carousel2

Claire loves the elephants…elephants2

and the giraffes.giraffes

After a day at the zoo, we met some of our friends for BBQ at Rendezvous.  It was delicious, and we had such a good time catching up with our pals.

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The girls – Claire, Amy & Katigirls2

Today Claire and I did a little shopping while Steve attended more meetings.  Early this afternoon, we caught a flight back to Houston – our last flight without Cale in our arms.  How exciting!

Claire and I are both very tired after two full days of running around Memphis.  It was so nice to go back and visit.  We’re looking forward to returning in the springtime to attend a baby shower for Kati and Jason who are expecting twins!!