Sunday, July 6, 2008

4th of July

like gilded cotton candyImage by pacbat via FlickrWell the Fourth of July is over and my three day weekend is coming to a close. We had a great celebration. We went to my cousin's house for a tasty barbeque and great fellowship. My cousin's husband is a chef so you know the spread was just amazing. We had, chicken, roasted potato's, hamburgers and hot dogs, sushi, fruit, and lets not forget the deserts.

Then that night we went to a fabulous fireworks display. The place we go to is great because we can lay out on a blanket in a big open field. They have vendors for food and drink and lets not forget the souvenirs. The girls got glow in the dark swords so they could be Jedi Knights.

The town even provides porta potties which comes in handy with little girls who love to drink lots of juice. They play music and have people dressed up in alien costumes dancing around. I wonder if there illegal aliens LOL.
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Angelina's Bike

I am very proud of my youngest daughter Angelina who is only years old. She always tries to be like her big sister Leona. At the beginning of the summer Leona decided it was time to put away the training wheels on her two wheel bike. Leona taught her self in a couple of days to ride her bike without the training wheels.

Well as they say monkey see, monkey do here comes Angelina too. With reluctance I took off the training wheels fulling expecting to put them back on in a few minutes of failure. But to my surprise within 15 minutes or so she was off and running. I think when I was four we still used tricycles and maybe big wheels. That was how we got away from the dinosaurs back in the day.

Schools out for the Summer

Well Leona finished up her first year of school and will be going on to first grade next September. I'm very proud of her. She did a great job in school this year and she loves it. She finished with a lot of exceeds expectations levels in many of her subjects.

Honestly I'm amazed at what they teach children in kindergarten now days. I think when we were kids we majored in coloring and eating paste. Leona finished kindergarten knowing how to read and write. They hope by the end og kindergarten to have kids look at a picture and write two or three sentences. Leona will write four or five.

When it comes to math again I'm impressed she can count to 100 by ones, two's fives, and tens. She can count backwards from 30 and she can do some basic addition and subtraction. I was told that they are teaching first grade level at kindergarten now.

Cafeteria Food

Prior to the end of the school year for Leona's Kindergarten the school had a bring a guest to lunch day. In order to prepare the students for next year when they will attend school full time the had them bring a quest to help them experience the concept of lunch in the cafeteria. So my wife Joy, my youngest daughter Angelina, and myself had lunch with my eldest daughter Leona.

We got to show her how to go threw a cafeteria line and pay for the meal. And when done with the meal how to trow away the trash and put the tray and silverware in the proper place to be washed. It is amazing how we take such simple things for granted and forget that someone had to teach us such simplistic things.

Needless to say Leona was excited to have us there with her, but Angelina was disappointed to not be able to go back to the class room after lunch. It had been many years since I had school lunch and i hate to say not much has changed in taste.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

The CoTradeCo 1090/1090 Case Give Away

Recently Joy and I were looking into buying a couple of lap top computers. As we discussed the idea we realized that we would need to have a safe carrying case to protect our investment. While researching lap top computers and accessories we found out about a cool free contest. The CoTradeCo 1090/1090 Case Give Away.

This company will have a contest from June 27, 2008 to July 31,2008. The prizes are as follows, 1 Free Pelican 1090 Hard Back Lap Top Case. In addition to the CoTradeCo 1090/1090 Case Give Away, the company will be giving sell 10 additional units at only 10% which means you would only pay $7.80. In addition they will offer 90 more units at 10% below cost for $52.00 after the 10 at 90% sell out.

And if you can’t wait to see if you qualify for the free unit of the 90% off you can order one of 1,090 units sold right now for $10.90 off which means you would only pay $67.10. That’s is not bad at all. Even their normal full price of $78.00 is worth protecting your lap top computer from harm. So following the link to signed up today for the CoTradeCo 1090/1090 Case Give Away.

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Missing My Dad

Today on Father's Day that I miss my Father Allen Linneaus Lunn who died 5 years ago this August 5th. We didn't always see eye to eye on must things, but I did love him very much and I miss him.

Happy Father's Day Dad!!!!!

I Love You.

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Happy Fathers Day

Well today is Fathers Day the day we celebrate fathers. Being a father is such an awesome experience. It is also an awesome responsibility. God has entrusted me with two precious little souls that are mine to shape and develop. It is up to me to teach them how to be decent, upright young ladies.

It is up to daddy to teach them right from wrong good from evil. It is my responsibility to deliver those precious souls entrusted to me by God, back to God. It is my job to teach them to love the Lord their God with all their hearts minds and souls, and to love their neighbors as themselves. So far I am encouraged because the kids seem to be on track.

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