Tuesday, January 25, 2011
This weekend was our quick trip to Utah for Claire's meet. She placed 2nd. An 8 hour car ride with 5 children each way, surprisingly not too bad! Claire kept her eyes closed and music on to drown out the lively little C's commentary. (She will be none too happy that I posted that picture, but I couldn't resist) We had a really nice family weekend. Dad insisted that we stop by Hoover Dam, and do the tour. The kid's loved it, and loved being outside for a few hours. The weather was beautiful, and the company of our children was both enlightening and charming.
Our favorite comment of the day came from Vincent, who told his smallest sister, "if you do things over and over, and keep trying. That's how you learn." How many times has he heard his parents say that? He really was listening.
I should add that the sad picture of Emily is because Mom wouldn't let her poke her head through the railing. Mom is very afraid of heights, and the further from the rail the kids stood, the happier I was. Sorry Emily, just keeping you safe pretty girl.