Friday, December 4, 2009


Thanksgiving was at the Kistlers this year. The annual football game was played. The kids put on a great play. Jack refused to be a pilgrim or an indian but it still turned out great. The food was terrific. The girls got to go on a little walk after the meal. The boys enjoyed the football games on TV. Freddy and Anna had fun getting the wishbone out of the turkey.
Gemma loved playing with all the Kistler's baby dolls. The only thing that would have made the day better would have been if Uncle John was with us. We missed you Uncle John!!

Jack's first college basketball game

The night I got back from D.C., Jack and I went to our very first Gopher basketball game. Jack had a blast, and was mesmorized by the whole experience. His favorite part was when Goldie, the mascot, visited him. It was such a treat to watch him enjoy himself. He ate his whole tub of popcorn all by himself, and cheered the whole time. It was precious.

Beautiful Alexandria

How is it already December?!!!!! I don't know where November went, but it was a lovely month. The first weekend, Tom stayed home with the boys while me and Gemma flew to Alexandria to visit the beautiful Brown family and John. We had an incredible weekend, and it could not have been more perfect. The weather was gorgeous, and the leaves were in their peak of Autumn colors. Cal and I got to have a couple nights out with friends, and we even got to take a walk and do some shopping just the two of us. We had delcious meals, and enjoyed time together. I also got to see a a little of John's campus, and spent an evening walking around D.C. with him. It was a lot of fun. Thank you Carolyn, Luis, John Paul, Gabriel and Monica for hosting us, and for such a great weekend.