Tuesday, September 30, 2008

The Five

I have been tagged by Jill, so here it goes....

Ten years ago I...

1.  had just graduated from BYU (go cougs!!)
2. was working at Utah State Mental Hospital and CBTU (behavioral therapy for autistic children)
3. was applying to grad school
4. lived with a Taiwanese girl who had TB and green poop
5. was dating a hot guy named Jon Berrett

Five things on my "to do" list...

1. eat healthier 
2. organize my house before the baby
3. make my house a home (decorate/paint/fix stuff/even just hang a picture). My house is in shambles and I have no motivation to do anything about it.
4. go to the temple
5. decide on a baby name.  What do you guys (all three of you) think??

Five snacks I enjoy...
I don't like to snack either, but here is a list of junk food that I like.  If I eat anything for breakfast it is usually something found on this list.

1. cupcakes (funfetti or red velvet)
2. homemade chocolate chip cookies
3. coke (yes, I sometimes have this for breakfast too)
4. ice cream 
5. chips and fresh made guac or homemade salsa (nothing from a jar please)

Five places I have lived...

1. Yorba Linda (ages 4-19, and presently)
2. Provo, UT (for 6 yrs)
3. Laie, HI (BYU Hawaii for a semester)
4. Fullerton (first 2 1/2 yrs of marriage)
5. Corona (next 3 years of marriage)

Five jobs I have had...

1. Chuck E. Cheese's (first job.  Half of my high school worked there.  I hosted the birthday parties and was once Chuck E.)
2.Olive Garden (server)
3. BYU (as a TA and I taught 2 classes-- Statistics and Sensation & Perception)
4. CBTU (Children's Behavioral Therapy Unit)
5.Utah State Mental Hospital (as a stipend)

Five things I would do if I was a multi-millionaire...

1. renovate our house/yard
2. travel 
3. donate to my favorite charities, maybe even start one of my own
4. help out parents, in-laws
5. dress much cuter

I tag...
1. Brooke

Monday, September 15, 2008

Dean's first day of preschool

WOW!!!!!!  I think all the dogs in the neighborhood were awakened from their afternoon siestas today after hearing the jarring screams of Dean as I tried to take him to his first day of preschool.  He has been so excited to go to a big boy school, but that all changed when we went to orientation last week and he realized that I actually drop him off and leave.  I thought all was good afterwards when he talked about going to his big boy school again and how it would help  "get the little out" of him.  Wrong!!!  The trepidation set in this morning and he was already concocting the "I'm so so so soooo sick" excuse.  I felt bad about taking him anyway, but I know he'll end up loving it... right?  Needless to say, I didn't get any cute pictures of him sitting proudly at his desk or any other typical first day photos-- I was quickly ushered out of the room to "ease" the transition.  I sure hope tomorrow is better.

P.S.  Does anyone know anything about canon elphs?  I can't figure out why my pictures keep turning out blurry.  Ruth????

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Tuesday, September 2, 2008


I came across this gem as I was going through and deleting old emails.  It was filed under junk mail.  What a tragedy that would have been if I missed out on this little treasure.  Thanks Di for sending me Leslie in all her golden wonder!!

1st Grade!

Alta's looking pretty tired.  No more sleeping in!!
My little Alta started 1st grade today.  She is growing up way too fast!!