Wednesday, October 15, 2008

pumpkin patch

i have taken maggie and billy to 2 different pumpkin patches this year. nothing says fall like pumpkins! i took tons of pictures. here are some of my favorites. oh, my mom and i will be taking the kids to one more this saturday. so more pumpkins pictures to come....

i've been tagged

my friend amy tagged me and i have to post the 6th picture from the 6th file in my photos. so here it is....

this pictures is of maggie and we were at a blockhouse creek park in cedar park. we were trying to get pictures for something, i can't remember what for though. i am thinking she is about the age billy is now.
so i tag lauren and april. i can't wait to see y'alls pictures!

Friday, October 10, 2008

too close for comfort

you know when you hear sirens and you say a quick prayer thanking the Lord that you and your family is safe? normally the sirens fade in the distance and you go back to what you were doing. right? well, not this time. the sirens kept coming and coming and where getting louder and louder. we opened the front door, no we weren't being nosey, we were going out to eat chinese food for dinner ( joe was craving it and who am i to argue, no cooking? that's fine with me, chinese it is ) and we noticed that the sirens were a lot closer than we thought! then we noticed the smell in the air. something was burning! our house backs up to an elementary school and to the right of the school is a field that follows the length of our subdivision. our street is the last street in the subdivision and that field, it was on FIRE! the fire was about 8 houses away from ours! so of course i had to snap some pictures!
i am standing in my driveway looking at the firetruck spraying water from atop the ladder.

here is one a little closer. i don't know if you have noticed that you don't see any of the kids in these. maggie was so scared that she wouldn't even walk past the cars parked in the driveway. and billy? well we were having to hold him back from running down the street toward the fire and the firetrucks! he loved all the action and wanted to be apart of it. mag's, she could do without it!

the tin roof you see in the distance is the school which is right behind our house. like i said, a little too close for comfort! thank you Lord for your protection.