The short take...

We're enjoying a crazy summer (already), before Kate starts Kindergarten (ALREADY!!?) this fall. Our kids are so much fun, and we are SO blessed!

If you want to browse our pictures, you can do so at our new Google Picasa album).

October 24, 2008

Well, Kyla's business trip was good, though she had a pile of work waiting when she got back! Though she was able to make that work up impressively quickly, since then they've had so much work come in so rapidly that she hasn't been able to slow down enough to even really be able to address "normal" day-in, day-out office stuff! But we've been making a strong effort to really slow down in the evenings and just enjoy time as a family.

Kate has really entered the full "playful" age now- she loves chasing us and teasing us to chase her, or just rolling around on the ground...she's so much fun! She's doing just awesome at preschool, except for the first day Kyla was back from her trip; she was so clingy that she didn't want to let go of mommy! They're going to get to do some fun Halloween activities next week though, so that should be fun!

Well, we heard from Daniel after his FINAL CHECKRIDE of this part of his training- he passed with flying (pun intended) colors, with a score of Excellent! So he's got a (very) few flights left, but they're mostly fun-type flights; not really for a score or anything. Then he gets to go through Track Select and see what type of craft he'll be flying for the next however many years! We're so happy for him, and excited to hear about all the stuff he's been doing, but just hearing everything will wear you out, believe me! Anyway, we can't wait to see him again this Thanksgiving!

Papa's still at my aunt's house; we've had very little contact with him, so it sounds like he's having a great, relaxing time! He'll have some more color on the trees to come home to than there was when he left though! Funny thing though, we went up on the mountain last weekend to try and find some colorful fall trees, and there were hardly any to be found! Most of the leaves were still on the trees (surprising, given the wind we'd been having), but they were almost all brown! So, other than here in town, no colors this year! (how often does THAT happen!?)

Well, I hope all your fall plans are going great and that everyone's healthy! We'll see you next time!

(P.S. I'd uploaded some photos in Kate's section, but it came to my attention this weekend that I hadn't linked them into the feed or anything. So head on over there and enjoy the pictures you probably haven't seen yet...those of July and August).