Sunday, August 13, 2006

Burke Brother's Travel Log - day 8

Home again, Home bedtime. First we had to check out the Railroad park in Medford. It was a favorite of the Bayley family when I was a kid, and it's gotten better over the years. The lines are longer, but what do you expect for free?

Then it was off to Wildlife Safari! And ANOTHER train ride. What a day!

Saturday, August 12, 2006

Burke Brother's Travel Log - day 7

Uncle Dan got married today!

The boys were VERY handsome. I'll snag some pix from Auntie Kim as soon as she gets them up on her site. I forgot to snap too many shots. Ah, well.

Friday, August 11, 2006

Burke Brother's Travel Log - Day 6

The Burke Brothers woke up to find Mom & Dad had arrived!

After a kiss & cuddle morning, we were off to Lithia park for the playground & duck pond.

That night came the rehearsal for Uncle Dan & Aunt Christina's wedding. Hayden wasn't interested in participating, but Bayley paid very close attention. Especially to the cheese pizza, and monogrammed bag full of fun stuff at the rehearsal dinner.

Thursday, August 10, 2006

Burke Brother's Travel Log - day 5

On Thursday Gram-O & Uncle Gabe took the boys to the Children's Museum in Jacksonville. They swung by the History Museum as well. Then it was off to Home Town, where Hayden unfortunately ate mroe than he could hold.

I couldn't stand to be away from them for another minute, so we conned Jeff's folks into door-to-door dawg service (thank goodness we have a good dog), and trekked to Medford as soon as he could get off work.

Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Burke Brothers Travel Log : Day 4

Today we went to the science museum in Ashland. It has an electric globe, but it didn’t pull electric on me and uncle Gabes' hands. It must be just for scientists.

We tried to get the balls out from the way up high parts of the exhibit, but a big girl jumped and got all 5 out at the same time. We tried to use a contraption to get all the balls stuck but problem – it didn’t work.

And they also had bubble machines. And you know what is even bigger than our bubble machine? They have one that is a big square and you cut around the edges, it has the same railway things of when we went down to the submarine. And that was cool. And other little tiny skinny ropes to pull the railway things up. And you pull the rope in the middle, and then voila, you’re in the bubble.

I saw a mess at grocery store. A backpack mess. Someone passed by it and made a big mess. They knocked a bunch of backpacks over. It was an accident. Someone needs to clean it up!

I pooped in the potty and wiped my butt. Just me. I love you, Mom. Bye.

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Burke Brothers Travel Log : Day 3

I had waffles with green eggs and ham, just like Sam I am!

I'm drawing an underground bathroom. I'm drawing with pens. Guess what? Grammo has no markers. I love you! We're going to meet one of Grammo's friends at the park this afternoon. Her name is Sandy. We're going to the same park we went to yesterday. The park is so awesome. They have a big bridge, and a wiggly piece of plank you have to balance on. It's like a big wiggly raft. A big slide you can put rocks down to make music.

I walked a big, big bridge. It was over bark, not water. Grammo brought Capri Suns to the park. When we got back, Hayden and me were so sweaty, we ran through the sprinklers at Grammo and PopPop's house.

Monday, August 07, 2006

Burke Brothers Travel Log - Day 2

I had the best nights sleep ever. I spent half the night awake, and the other half of the night asleep. I woke up so early! I figured it was morining time. I didn't have breakfast. I just got up! It's very early. Did you know that these stools that they don't just stay there, they twist, they spin around and around and around.

We wake up and go to sleep and wake up at grammo's house. I dreamed about a white horsey just like Amigo. Flies are flying around, and grammo needs a flyswatter. Rice crispies and candy! I want to come to your house, right now!

Hayden used the potty last night. Hayden got up and used the potty.

Sunday, August 06, 2006

Burke Brothers Travel Log - Day 1


We saw some lighting – and one of the lightning almost struck Pop Pop’s car.

A shark show commercial is on now, it’s for Mountain Dew. You know what we did while we were waiting for my dinner to arrive? We went to McDonald’s and it had a play area, and Hayden and I played on it while we were waiting for our dinner to arrive. We had chicken nuggets, French fries, chocolate milk and cars!

I was good the whole way! I took a one minute nap, only a tiny one. Hayen and me entertained ourselves. That’s what kept the ride fun. Once we got our cars, we were making our cars crash into each other.

Pop Pop has a clock that never moves. Pop Pop needs to put new batteries in it, but there is no battery tank on it. He needs to strap a battery on there. He needs to get a battery strapper!


We at Pop Pop’s. We playing. I see goldfish. Grandma getting some goldfish snacks. The goldfish is hungry.

Friday, August 04, 2006

P is for...

A picnic in the park with the Gordon princesses! Miss Katie brought potatoes (jo-jo's) and we played at the brand new playground and water fountains. A perfect way to spend a summer day. Hayden and Mom got a wee bit pink in the sun.

Thursday, August 03, 2006

In honor of P

  • Bayley got new pajamas.
  • Paper projects -- paper airplanes & Bayley started a scrapbook!
  • To improve Bayley's picky palate, we got a Pillsbury kids cookbook. He's tried bunny rabbit pancakes, pizza bites, and a pasta toss. On his own he asked for a peach, peeled.
  • Today we planted pink petunias, purple pansies, & portulaca in the front yard and in hanging baskets on the porch.
  • We painted on our sidewalk with sidewalk chalk spinner paints.
  • Hayden has learned how to pedal his trike bike.

My parenting philosophy was called into question when Hayden ran inside a store while I was grabbing a cart (to strap him into). A passing dude thought I should punish him. As if he asks my permission before doing the crazy things he does in public. I only scream at him when he is in a precarious position - otherwise I'd lose my voice!

Wednesday, August 02, 2006

P is for Poop

At least according to Hayden. It' sbeen his favorite word for a while now. At least he's occassionally getting his pee and poop in the potty. Maybe we'll have him potty trained before preschool starts!