Monday, December 12, 2011

Blessings from Up Above

Mike and I have been so blessed this past three months in our lives. Here is our list of events from the past three months...

1) My Mom and Sisters Visit in October (10/13-10/16)
2) Kris and Carol my in-laws come and visit us in November right before Thanksgiving (11/11-11/20)
3) Having my First Cousin Elder JT Slade over for dinner (11/23)
4) Spending Thanksgiving with our friends the Bradshaw's and their family (11/24)
 5) Picking up a Christmas Tree (11/25)
 6) Having Thanksgiving 2.0 with our friends the Mangums (11/27)
7) Decorating our house for Christmas (11/28)
8) Celebrating Mike's Birthday (12/1)
9) DC Hot Chocolate 15K with our friend Cassie and Greg (12/3)

Kris and Carol visit us in DC!
Kris and Carol visit us in DC!

Kris and Carol visit us in DC!

Kris and Carol visit us in DC!

Kris and Carol visit us in DC!

Elder Slade and Elder White Eat Dinner with Us!
First Time I have ever made a Green Bean Casserole. :)
The delicious Turkey the Bradshaws made
Decorating for Christmas!
Decorating for Christmas!

Kaiser being cute! :)
The first Turkey I have ever made and Michael's first Carving of the Turkey :)
Decorating for Christmas!
The Star would not stay for me...
Why is it first try for Mike its perfect?
Oh, Christmas Tree Oh, Christmas Tree... how lovley are thy Branches! :)
Shaking it up at Shake Shack for Mike's Birthday, we always love hangning out in DC when celebrating life events. :)
( left to right: Greg, Erin, Cassie, Mike) Getting ready for our 15K Hot Chocolate Race at National Harbor... boy was it cold but worth the Chocolate at the end. :)

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Hairspray Air Freshener...

I don't think I have ever fit so many events into a three day period. The fun began Thursday Night when my Mom and Two sisters Debra Jo and Jodi arrived....

Thursday: Homemade meal and exploration of the Lincoln, Vietnam, Washington, and World Ward Two Memorial... Oh, and we can't forget the Fro yo we ate after our excursion that evening.

Friday: The American History Museum, Washington Monument (it was on the way back to the car), White House, Vietnam Memorial (had to see it in the Sun light), World War Two Memorial (we forgot to show them all the gold stars representing 100 soldiers), Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Potbelly for Dinner, and then to end our evening we enjoyed a session at the DC Temple.

Saturday: Enjoyed sleeping in, German Pancakes for Breakfast, Mount Vernon, Hamburgers in Georgetown, Georgetown Cupcakes for dessert, The Jefferson Monument, George Mason Memorial.

Sunday: Baby Blessing in DC, Arlington Cemetery, Lunch at our home, Ronald Reagan National Airport.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Nations Tri

 Michael Horn top athlete of Team Horn competed extremely well today in the Nation's Triathlon. This triathlon benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The weather couldn't have been more perfect for all 4500 triathletes and over 5000 spectators today. Official times have yet to come in this is where 

Michael currently stands:

Swim: Canceled due to recent weather conditions
T1: 2:51
 Bike: 1:07:39
T2: 2:30
Run: 52:19

Total: 2:05:18
Division Place: 191 out of about 400 for age group 25-29