Friday, July 31, 2009

Jack's 4 month Picture and the New Boat

There has not been a lot of action on the blog in July but there has not been a lot going on. It has alternated between really hot and thunderstorms the whole month so we have not done too much. However, another month has passed and Jack is another month older. Here he is in his 4 month shot. He is now 14 pounds and is starting to try to sit up on his own.

The only big news is that yesterday we bought a boat, it is a used 17 foot grumman canoe. It is huge (made for 4 persons) which means it is very stable for antsy 2-year-olds.

Last night we took it out for its maiden voyage. We loaded up Everett and Jack. Napolean decided to come along as well and keep lookout.

We had a nice paddle out on South Cove and up Beaman creek before turning around. We pulled up to a friends dock and said hello and the headed on home.

The only casualty we suffered is a broken oar (I snapped it in half trying to go faster). Oh well, a little epoxy and fiberglass tape and it will be stronger than ever. Everett also decided halfway home that he had to go pee and wanted to go in the water. I thought it was a funny picture.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Jack's stairway to heaven

This post is a bit overdue, but it has been a busy month. Mommy went back to work for July and Daddy has been a stay at home dad. We are so proud of him, even if we all smell like sour milk and BO and we wear the same clothes for days at a time. Anyway, Jack got baptized in late June and he looked fabulous in the antique family christening gown. So here are some pics of Jack and his big brother getting ready for Jack's big day.

Awww how adorable!!

What a smile

Jack loved all the attention and even made the priest laugh on several occasions. He also made the priest hold his hand during about half of the ceremony. He is the happiest baby I have ever met.

The proud godparents "uncle danny and uncle claud-da"

And here is a great picture of the godparents and Jack in the gown. Mommy, Grammi and Great Grammi all wore this dress (6 generations in total). It was a fantastic day.