Where in the world is RR?

My Neices: Lizzie, Haili, & Stephie - beautiful, huh?

August has been crazy, busy.
The Rays are currently holding up in Utah. Our marathon trip started about a few weeks ago. We just can't get enough of the MOTHERLAND! We decided to stick around for a couple more weeks.

Are you curious what we have been doing? Ryan has been on the golf course more than I thought possible. Is it really normal to golf 36 holes in one day...day after day? I get my thrills shopping with my sisters. The twinnies are in heaven - playing non-stop with cousins. I manage to get all my work done too. I am tired just thinking about my busy, long days.

My favorite things about Utah are drive thru ASTRO BURGERS, Smith's Free Playland, Rod Works, Tai Pan, and Citrus Grill. I don't know how I am going to live without them once I leave.

A trip to Utah is not complete without a trip to the doctor (Ethan has another ear infection!), Cafe Rio and our annual family reunion to Homestead.

Don't you worry, more updates and photos to come....I will get around to it.... we are too exhausted to download our photos at the moment.
miss these mountains too!


Olympics 2008

I am really looking forward to the Olympics this year. I love the opening ceremony...it always gives me chills. I especially love the swimming and gymnastics.
I remember attending a parade in L.A. for the 1988 Olympics. In 2002, I attended as many events & concerts as I could get my hands on in Salt Lake City.
I am excited for another winning year...Go U.S.A!


To cut or not to cut...

That is the question I pose to all my blogging friends.

Ethan with short hair @ 11 months

My little Ethan has the cutest curly-out-of-control blond hair. Ryan has been bugging me all summer to chop it off. I just can't do it. Perhaps he has bad haircut. That cold be the case, because I don't really know how to cut a little boy's hair. Maybe if I took him to a real hair stylist, his hair would not look a little cuter.
Anyway, I don't know what to do.
So, I thought I would throw it out there to all my fellow bloggers.
Should I cut it off?
If you wanna help a mother out, leave me a comment with your opinion. I will forever be thankful.

These photos will give you an idea of what his hair currently looks like...


Go Cubs!

We took the kiddies to their first Cubs game. We headed to Wrigley Field with the Thatcher Family for a day of fun! I am not sure what was more fun for the kids - the train ride or the Cubs game.

I was so excited to eat ballpark food like peanuts, Cotton Candy & hot dogs. This is how our conversation about cotton candy went:
Me: Let's get cotton candy for the kids.
Ryan: No, it is too sticky and sugary.
Holland: Daddy, I want some cotton candy
Ryan: Okay.
Me: (rolling eyes)

The kids were wiped out. They both fell asleep on the way home. I was holding Ethan so I could not get a photo.
After we got home, the adults headed out to dinner and movie. It was a great day. Probably one of the best of the summer.