Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Oregon Trail is quite an adventure when you start in Florida...

But, Riggs and I made it. The travel day was about 12 hours, start to finish, but when you break it up into "8 legs" that you can mentally check off each time you finish one, it makes it a bit more bearable. Riggs was quite the trooper. He made many friends on the airplanes, in security, at the gates, but was definitely the happiest once his head hit the port-a-crib in Albany.

These two boys are just getting more fun by the day. Here they are rollin' like thugs in their pimpin' car seats. Riggs was always leaning forward keeping an eye on Gunner and his car seat. He also would start to cry anytime Gunner was upset. That was a real dream, although very cute:)

As you'll probably notice, it is not Riggs that is the photogenic one of the two buddies. Plus, ceiling fans often came into play which means he wouldn't even look at a camera.

You're so different to look at in the tub.

But man, I want to eat you.

We took a quick field trip to downtown Albany to see the carousel they are making. It was so awesome. We got to see the folks carving the animals, painting them, and the boys got to sit on a few, which they loved.

Stan and Roz made it down for dinner and some tennis one night. Although I held my own in doubles I attempted to play Isaac and Evan in 3 games of singles. Needless to say I was 0 - 6 when that was all done.

It was a great trip and we can't wait to go back!

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Animal Kingdom & Hollywood Studios

We've now used 3 of our 4 Disney Dream Pass tickets....the 4th will be used very shortly. After Magic Kingdom we decided to hit up Animal Kingdom, and then Hollywood Studies. Some friends in our ward came with us because they're season pass holders and that turned out to be the best thing that could happen to us - we got to wander through these parks totally mindlessly because they were able to tell us where to go when. It was a dream.

I just thought Animal Kingdom was suppose to be a big zoo, but it was a big zoo AND amusement park. The Mount Everest ride they have is the best ride that DW has to offer. Garrick, our DW Boss, informed us of the single rider line so we got to cruise through the line twice while Annie was so awesome to stay with all the kiddos (thanks Annie!). The Safari expedition is quite the deal as well as just the trails you can walk through with pretty scenery to see a ton of animals. The weather was great that day, the park has a great vibe and we had a blast.

Garrick, our boss, in action. Eli, his son, found a new friend.

The tree of life is really awesome. Very intricate.

A brief photo shoot of Riggs while waiting for the Safari, which was awesome.

This gorilla was seriously staring everyone down.

A couple of friends we met along the way.

Riggs was really into the idea of the Bug's Life 3D flick, but turned out he wanted to leave early from it:)

So here we are at Hollywood Studios. It was a pretty hot day, so we didn't spend quite as long there, but it was still enjoyable. My highlights were the Tower of Terror ride and the Car Stunt Show. Oh, and when the 3 G&A kids piled in their stroller - you do what you gotta do. Oh, and who doesn't love Riggs in a tank top??? Awesome.

My men are so handsome.

(Don't miss Liam in the bottom carrier)

Friday, May 7, 2010

Some updated pics of Riggs, that really aren't that up-to-date

This little kiddo is such a joy to be around. And I just love him so much.