Wednesday, July 21, 2010

1329 is on the market!

Well, it is official. We have placed 1329 Rhode Island on the market. Not only is this Max's first house, but it was Jo Marie and my first owned house as well. We are a bit sad to see the for sale sign in the front yard, but there has been a little bit of early activity which makes us feel good about the work that we have put into the little place, and we are excited about where we will land next. Click on this link to see our Visual Tour:
We are looking for a larger house in Lawrence or the neighboring town to the east, Eudora, but have not committed to anything just yet. We'll be sure to keep everyone updated as things progress, and wish us luck on finding the perfect house, neighbors, and neighborhood for Jo Marie, Max, Abby, and myself!

Sunday, July 11, 2010

He moves and bites!

Max doesn't scale walls yet, but I couldn't get the picture to rotate!

Happy 4th!

Max saying goodbye to friend Charlie - he moved all the way to Topeka!

Mom and dad are thinking it is time for a new house, Poor Max is getting too big for the bathroom sink ;)

While we were in Wilmington, Max became an expert crawler. He is moving all over the place now!

He also has eight teeth, that's right friends, eight!

Can you believe he'll be one in a little over three weeks? Can someone explain to me how time passes so quickly with a little one?!?!

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Summer Vacation 2010

Well, we were fortunate enough to make it out to NC for a little while, amongst finishing up with graduate school, work, and life as we know it in KS. It was nice to get away from it all for a few days, and Max seemed to enjoy his first beach trip, to none other than Wrightsville Beach, NC.

We spent a few days with Uncle Houston, where he learned a whole new way to eat watermelon!

And I think you can tell, he thouroghly enjoyed it!

Max seemed to be right at home on the beach, whether we were sitting in the sand, or heading into the water.
After our beach trip, we went into Reidsville, NC to spend the rest of our time with Max's grandparents, muncle Josh, great-grandparents, and other east coast family. In fact, we were able to spend the eve of Pop's birthday with him, enjoying a nice (albeit hot) day at Rockingham Lake.

Happy 80th Pop!

All in all, it was really nice to spend a few days down on the beach. It was also nice to spend several days with family, friends, southern hospitality, good food, great weather, and most of all each other. We are going to settle back down in Kansas for the rest of the summer, and are going to try to make it to Asheville, NC to visit with Grandpa Frank & Kathy this fall. Happy summer everyone! Thanks for checkin' up on us.