Thursday, January 13, 2011

Sea World, Orlando FL, 2011./ Lots of pictures.

The girls and I headed to FL, early Fri the 14th. We were meeting Jen and her 2 girls for the weekend. It was a girls weekend at Seaworld. And, oh was it fun. The girls had a blast playing in the hotel and going to Seaworld. They loved the rides and shows. The dolphin show was amazing, from what I remember when we went about 15 years ago, they have so improved the show. We were watching every minute to see what was next, it sure did keep the girls attention and I think they enjoyed the break from all of the walking. Rieley was to short to ride most of the rides by herself, so big sister stepped in and went with her and Olivia and natalie so they could all ride the kid rides. We, made sure Bailey had her time to ride the 2 big rollercoasters at the park plus the one water ride.
We had beautiful weather both days we were at the park and stayed almost until the park closed both days. On Mon, when we were to leave, it poured rain, until right when we arrived at the airport to leave. We did NO cooking while we were there, Olive Garden one night, the cafe at the hotel one night and had pizza delivered the other. We enjoyed lunch at the park while we were there and at the cafe at the hotel on Mon, when getting ready to head to the airport. We had each brought along stuff for breakfast and snacks for the park.
Of course, all good things have to come to an end. We so enjoyed our time with Jen, Olivia and Natalie. Jen has tasked me to pick our next destination. Any suggestions would be appreciated. it will need to be warm and have acticvities for the girls to do. We anxiously await our next visit with them.
We didn't arrive home until almost midnight on Mon and Bailey had to get up for the school on Tues. She was one tired kid Tues morning. Rieley slept until 10 a.m. that day and of course rubbed it in to Bailey.
Enjoy the pictures, they speak for themselves.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Kyle goes to TX Tech. 1/9/11.

We moved Kyle into his dorm at TX Tech on Sunday. Lubbock, is only 1 and a half hours away, and only one road to get to the campus.Great for mom , who is really bad with directions.Today, Wed the 12th, was his first day of classes. he seems to think they went ok. Hoping and praying he has this figured out, and will complete this prtion of his growing up and getting an education, so he can move on to bigger and better things. Tech is a much bigger campus than he is used to, so we will be taking a bike to him, to help get from one class to another on time.
He, is in a room wwith 4 other guys. They each have their own bedroom and 2 bathrooms to share between the 4 of them. Not a bad set up, plus a small sitting area and full size refrigerator and microwavve oven. He has a laundry facility on his floor and a food court on the bottom level. The dorm is only 5 years old, so a nice place to stay.
Mom, has already mailed one package to him. And, we will see him next weekend after Bailey takes her SAT tests, by him.
The worst part was coming home and gutting his room. Amazing, how one room can get so dirty and stink so bad from one kid. The kids end of the house, is getting quiet and clean. Tanner and bailey, are back on that end and if they didn't come out to eat they would never see each other. haha