Christensen Family

Christensen Family

Sunday, August 31, 2008

Family Pictures at Manato

Sunday we all attended the 10th ward together. It was really neat. I can't tell you the last time that our whole family has been to church together. After church we went to Manato park and had family pictures taken.

Saturday, August 30, 2008

Family Rock Band

Saturday night was Rock Band time. We had 2 guitarists, 1 drummer and 1 singer. We are just so talented. Don't forget your ear plugs.

Spear Family Olympics

We decided that we would have the Olympic games for the kids. Of course when the adults saw how much fun it looked, they had to participate in some of the events too. We had each of the kids choose a country that they wanted to represent and made them a flag with a number on it for them to wear. Then we had an opening ceremony. Then came the events. We had a 100 meter dash, a shot put, a discus throw, the long jump a.k.a the standing broad jump, a water balloon toss, 3 legged race, obstacle course, and a tug of war. Bet you didn't know that some of these were Olympic events. Of course no Olympics would be complete without a medal ceremony. Each child was awarded with a Gold Rice Krispy Medal. It was lots of fun.

Here's the kids with the countries that they are going to represent for the Olympic Games.
100 yard dash

Shot Put

Discus throw

Balloon Toss
Long jump

3 legged race

Tug of war Obstacle Course

Medal ceremony
My dad brought out this game after the Olympics were over. You try and pull the other person off their bucket without falling off of your own or letting go.

Friday, August 29, 2008

Family days at the lake

My siblings were all here for a few days around labor day weekend. We went to the lake on Wed. and Fri. We left of few of our things to save our spot on the beach when we left Wed. night like our beach chairs, a tent, a table and our tubes. When we got back on Fri. morning all of our stuff was gone except for a few of the baby things. We couldn't believe that people would actually steal our stuff. We had a great day at the beach despite this. My mom was pretty upset that the tubes were gone because she knows how much the grand kids love to tube. So she and my dad were going to buy some. They got a half an hour down the road and were making some phone calls and nobody really had any tubes left in stock. So they turned around and came back. They had a half and hour or so still before we were going to come and pick them up at the dock so my mom went around asking people at the Porcupine camp ground if we could borrow there tubes for a few hours. Some nice people took pity on her and let us use 2 of there tubes. So the kids got tube rides after all. What a Grammy they have. We had fun jumping off the rock, playing home run derby (hitting the wiffle ball into the water), and wake boarding. (I hope you all enjoy those pictures of my sister Jessy because she probably won't speak to me for a while after she sees them.)