Thanksgiving was very simple. We cooked a nice fresh Turkey compliments of Grandma Rose -and Brian came up to visit for a few days.

Grace helping in the kitchen .......
Grace helping in the kitchen …….

Dance Party!

Grace and Dad decided to have a little dance party.

Lately we’ve noticed Grace will sometimes put on some special “moves” when she hears music ….so we put her in front of the stereo and? I played various music in hopes that she’d put on? a show. ? Kinda funny.



It was a low-key halloween …first event for Grace was a lunch date with Mom and Dad …then later we put on a couple of other costumes. ? Some nice tricker-treaters came to the house and Grace was a great host.

Grace during lunch date with mom and dad
Grace during lunch date with mom and dad

Apple Hill

Trip To Apple Hill (back roads between Camino and Pollock Pines CA) …so a ride through the Sierras ….Grace got car-sick and never really got into a full-swing of the day -But a fantastic day nonetheless!


Grace’s Room “Thanks Karin”

Big THANKS to Karin who -one of her gifts to Grace was using her time and HUGE talent to make Grace’s Room Beautiful.  Karin did the very fancy window treatment, designed and built the pillows, re-upholstered the chair and automan, made the crib skirt …and the list goes on and on.

Karin, you are so generous and so talented, we can’t thank you enough. Grace’s room is the nicest room in the house and it is where everyone wants to spend their time.


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Fun With ~Greg London~ -Icon Man!!

There is actually a story that needs to be told here …and it goes like this:

Dad is a big fan of Greg London.  He’s seen the show about 18times. Anytime friends come to town:  Dad says  “-C’mon, we’re all going to see Greg London!!” Mom likes Greg’s show too, but not quite as much as Dad. The constant joke at the house is Mom telling Grace:  “Greg is going to get a restraining order against your dad, he goes to the show way too often.”

So today Dad and Grace were out-n-about and mom calls and says:? Greg London is at Tahoe Burger (grand opening).  …Of course Dad and Grace head straight there.

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No surprise: Greg was a fun, sincere and wonderful host. Greg and Grace spent some great time together. And that’s not all, Greg gave Grace 4 tickets to see his Icon Man show, and she was also given a very nice toy, -compliments of Tahoe Burger.

What a fun adventure -And when you’re in Reno, it doesn’t get any better than seeing Greg London’s show!  Of course you’ll want to fit a Tahoe Burger in your agenda as well.

There may be updates to the pictures here, as we plan to beg, buy or steal a picture or two from Joshua of Enchanted Memories Photography who was taking professional pictures at this event -and we know he got some good ones of Grace and Greg!

Another Great Doctor Visit –6month Routine Check-up

Just a couple of weeks ago Grace was at the doctor for rotavirus. That was no fun but she’s over that now time for her 6month routine check-up. No surprise she passed with flying colors (yet again) ..and again she’s proven that she’s no heavyweight. Still tracking well, she’s doubled her weight since birth, but her weight is in the 10percentile.

This appointment was the last round of immunization shots for a while, no doubt Grace thinks that is good news.

Grace tracking well ...But no heavyweight!
Grace tracking well ...But no heavyweight!

Video and MANY more pictures of the check-up HERE(CLICKY)

Stage 2 Baby Food w/Dad

Grace was doing “OK” with the stage 1 baby food, and we just now are switching to stage 2. We’re hopeful that she’ll take to it a bit better. ? On this morning, Dad and Grace were trying “Oatmeal/Applesauce”

You decide if it was a hit or not…. ? Video: