Wednesday, August 27, 2008

And the winner is...

Adam Michael Atkinson, DC! Congratulations on getting your license, honey. It felt like it would never get here! :) Now we're on our what? We don't know yet. If you have any ideas, please let us know.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Esie Mica Akison

What better way to update you on Wesley than through video. Hopefully these work...The Cookie Face video is my personal favorite, but the other one is cute too. He's changed so much in the past month it's just crazy! He is starting to talk clearer and he knows how to count to 10 (with a little coercion, of course)! He loves to sing, but we lost him in the middle of Popcorn Popping on the video. We'll have to do a post later on the music stylings of Wesley! Enjoy!!

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Water Parks Galore!

Wesley has been so spoiled this summer! He's always had a love for water and most of the parks here in Cali now have some sort of water edition. We go to a different park practically every week. This park was gorgeous--it had the water falling out of a barrel thing and then from there the water trickled down this little river where we had leaf races. It was a lot of fun! We met some of Adam's family there and I was able to take some maternity pictures of our cousin (to be posted later). I can't believe it's August already--before we know it summer will be over! Hope everyone is having "FUN IN THE SUN"! :)

Saturday, August 2, 2008

The Packer Family Reunion

We had an awesome time in Southern California! We were there a total of 8 days and had such a blast seeing my family again. We started out the week by seeing my nephew, Ethan, be baptized. It was so neat. I've had to miss the 2 other baptisms in our family due to expense of traveling. So the timing of Ethan's baptism was perfect. The rest of the week consisted of enjoying the 5 acre property my parents rented for the week. There were 2 houses so that every family had their own room to sleep in. Each family took a turn to cook for everyone and we went out to eat twice--thank you In and Out! :) There was an awesome pool, a pool table in the big house and a game room in one of the garages. When we first got there we met our friends, the black widow spiders! They were everywhere (outside), but once we booted them out we really enjoyed the place. We didn't get root beer in the kegerator, but the owners were nice enough to leave us some cans in the fridge! The boys got to go golfing and the girls went shopping at the outlet mall. We couldn't have been more spoiled. There were 2 huge turtles that roamed the property along with 4 dogs! It was kind of fun having some resident pets. Wesley was so scared of the sand at the beach that we didn't have too much fun there. I think his favorite part was the pool slide and of course his cousins! By the end his best bud was Kellon. Kellon is 6 months older than Wes and they hardly noticed each other until just before it was time to leave. They played peek-a-boo behind the glass patio door and then they gave some pretty big hugs when it was time to go! So sweet! I just want to thank my parents for this wonderful week! It was so nice to spend time with family and have a fun relaxing week!
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