Parents’ Weekend – BYU-Idaho

•September 7, 2009 • Leave a Comment

The one thing you can say for attending a parents weekend at BYU-I is that you are given the opportunity to feel the Spirit.  The speech by the president was uplifting and the Luau entertainment was awesome. 

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Her first college abode

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At the speech for parents. Ugh - I look old -- but I was there and here's proof.

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Catching up with old friend Blake.

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We had to thank the nice girl for holding the sign...

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Just one "Luau dance" picture - the cool thing about the performers was that they were all return missionaries or about to go...

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Oquirrh Mountain Cornerstone Choir – August 21, 2009 9 am

•August 21, 2009 • Comments Off on Oquirrh Mountain Cornerstone Choir – August 21, 2009 9 am

It was, of course, a wonderful experience. We sang “How Great Thou Art” and “Song of Praise” – and we were all about 20 feet away from President Monson. This picture was taken at the Wednesday rehearsal two days before. Steve commented on it being a bit of a letdown to go to school and sing in the choir there and compare it to the sound we made with this choir – 175 people who have sung in choirs most of their lives.

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Can you find us?

 

And this one was taken when we arrived home later that morning.

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My! Girls DO like to dress up!

•August 17, 2009 • Leave a Comment

And so there’s really no other reason for these pictures except that we have a couple of matching Tinkerbell dresses – WITH matching purse and gloves –so we MUST dress up!!!

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There's the purse and gloves I was telling you about...

There's the purse and gloves I was telling you about...

 

 

 

 

 

 

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She was giggling hard and having fun!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

But other little girls like to join in the fun, right?

And so — if Dorian is taking pictures…

 

 

Annistin wants to be in a picture, right?

Annistin wants to be in a picture, right?

 

 

 

 

 

But then she decided she wanted to dress up too…

 

 

Whoops!  Looks a tad too big!! But she's got the gloves AND purse!

Whoops! Looks a tad too big!! But she's got the gloves AND purse!

A Grace Hairdo Original

•August 12, 2009 • Leave a Comment

Grace woke up this day for school and said she had a great idea for what she wanted to do with her hair.  Have you ever seen tiny little umbrellas used like this?

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“Going to school with a new backpack!”

•August 9, 2009 • Leave a Comment

One of the KEY elements of starting school is getting a new back pack like your older brothers and sisters.  So….because Dorian is starting kindergarten very, very soon, her big day came!!!

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 And her big sister was there cheering her on all the way!!  They even sang a song that I’d share if I could post it on here…

 

 

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Kaden – in a viking hat!

•August 9, 2009 • Leave a Comment

There are simply not enough pictures of Kaden on our family blog — which is not at all representative of how much we love him!  He’s the BEST!  But to start remedying the lack of picture situation, here’s a start.  He never agrees to wear a hat when it’s cold or hot outside — but for a couple of days, he insisted on wearing this — so I took a picture of it.

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 And one more because he’s a very cute boy…

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Steven’s Height and Steven’s Dress Shirt

•August 6, 2009 • Leave a Comment

These are two topics that come up alot around the Kelly home during a typical week.  About the shirt…for some reason the shirt is either lost or dirty.  This is a representative photo of the kind of food samples we might find on the shirt – hey – at least we were able to find it, right?

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I don't know if you can really see the shirt of many foods...

 

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He knew why I was taking the picture --what a good sport!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steven came home from basketball camp and was delighted to have written proof of progress toward one of his most often repeated goals – GROWING!

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Oh happy day...