The Falk Family Blog

TUESDAY
AUG
- 2009 -
25
7:23 pm
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A week with Grandma and Grandpa!

We had a fun week with Warren’s parents visiting! The boys had a lot of good quality time with them, which is nice!
Lincoln jumping to his grandma.
Time for lunch!
Alex, Owen, Isaac, Lincoln, and Ethan
Grandpa and Lincoln
The boys loved playing with Grandma at the pool!
We even went to a parade together. Grandma and Grandpa were babysitting Alex and Owen for the day.
Ethan looking at all his candy. They got a lot!
Isaac had a spider painted on his face.
Grandma must have played atleast 20 games of Kings in the Corner! Grandpa played his fair share of memory!
MONDAY
AUG
- 2009 -
24
3:33 pm
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The Zoo Crew

Another day of fun for the kiddos. Trying to get it all in before school starts!

We got to feed the giraffes again!
Nice turtle!
Watching the monkeys and watching Isaac act like a monkey!
SATURDAY
AUG
- 2009 -
22
9:51 pm
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Tiny pets are perfect for tiny hands!

Lincoln is surprisingly gentle with the hamster.
SATURDAY
AUG
- 2009 -
22
3:56 pm
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A Day at the Aquarium

My friend Amber and I took the kids downtown to the aquarium. My neighbor watched Lincoln for the day to make things a little easier on me. (They don’t allow strollers) It was nice having the older two boys and not being so distracted with all the things babies require. 🙂

“Watch out, Isaac!”

Me and my boys. Oh, and a lovely shark!

Ethan didn’t seem too impressed with the aquarium at first. He said, “Is it just fish and more fish?” But, once we saw a big sign that read “Dangerous and Deadly,” he perked right up! Each time we saw something new he would ask, “Is this deadly?” or “Could this kill people?” or “Is this poisonous?”

The boys are looking at a giant turtle.

Isaac, Anna, Ethan, and Emma.

Getting so tall!

Fun at the frog exhibit! Ethan chose his frog based on it’s poisonous looking colors, of course!

Pretty jelly fish.

Here is a picture of one-armed Isaac. He is at the shark exhibit and is pretending a shark bit his arm off. He was quite proud of his cleverness.

Watching the sharks. (Well, the girls are watching the sharks and the boys are looking at me)

Ethan is petting a small shark.

Anna and Isaac making sure they have clean hands.

I thought this was a cool picture of Ethan watching the sharks.

We had such a good view of the diver feeding the shark! It was really fun to watch!

The kiddos watching the penguins.

We had such a fun day! I let the boys choose something from the gift shop so they could remember their trip to the aquarium. They both wanted this noisy light-up gun. I had to remind them they were to pick something to help “remember the aquarium.” Isaac said, “Everytime I shoot the gun I will think of the aquarium.” (haha! Nice try!) I talked them out of it.  Isaac chose a small container of real shark teeth and Ethan chose a container of plastic sea animals.

WEDNESDAY
AUG
- 2009 -
19
10:33 pm
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More random…

Two of our sweet boys one Sunday before church.

The retention area behind our house after a heavy morning rain.

Crazy morning hair!

My little “geeks” in training!

Actually, this only held their attention for about 20 minutes and they were done.

MONDAY
AUG
- 2009 -
10
10:58 pm
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New Bike!

Ethan got too big for his old bike just in time for Isaac to get big enough to have it!
Already doing stunts…please no more stitches!
MONDAY
AUG
- 2009 -
3
2:44 pm
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Bike Ride

My neighbor and I took the kids for a bike ride to UDF for ice-cream. I had Isaac and Lincoln in the trailer. I felt less guilty drinking my milkshake after that workout! Warren and Ethan were at the YMCA.

SATURDAY
AUG
- 2009 -
1
10:03 pm
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Ethan’s fun night out!

Rachel and I each took our oldest child for a night of fun at the water park. They had fun together and Ethan loved having my full attention. We went down slides together and raced each other on others. He was so happy! I enjoyed our night very much!

Ethan and Annie in the Pearl (heated pool.)

It’s a lot fun watching them grow up together. I have a picture of Ethan looking at Annie for the very first time. He was 9 months old and Annie was days old.

After a few hours at the water park we took the kids out for dinner and enjoyed hot fudge cakes!

As I tucked Ethan into bed I told him how much I enjoyed our time together and I told him how I would always remember this day. His reply was: “I will always remember the day I got my hamster!” … little stinker!

SATURDAY
AUG
- 2009 -
1
9:43 pm
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Random Pictures

We enjoyed a nice time at the park with Amber, Emma, and Anna.

The boys posed with the soldier statue.

Late night stories with Grandma.

A favorite pastime.