Thursday, August 28, 2008

Ami walking

Here is a short video of a little bit of Amalea walking. Make sure your volume isn't too loud because Obama is in the background giving his speech at the DNC and it's pretty loud.

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Our first week and a half

Here we are standing in front of our home in Portland.
Amalea riding her sweet "car" down the hallway! She loves to play with this toy and has figured out how to get on herself and use all the fun accessories on the car.
Taking a walk with mom at the Japanese Garden. Amalea is now walking pretty regularly on her own. At times she crawls out of habit, but she will usually try to walk somewhere first.
We went swimming one day after we first moved in when the weather was really warm. Our community has a pool, but it was pretty cold.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008


We finally made it to our new home and now that we have internet we wanted to share some pictures from the journey...

We got delayed for about 3 hours on I-5 about 30 minutes South of Portland on arrival day. Apparently a truck hauling hay caught on fire on the freeway and started a big fire. After over 24 hours of traveling we were all a bit annoyed by this - well everyone but Amalea was annoyed. She was excited because it meant she got to get out of her car seat and crawl all around the van and even drive at one point!
Here is our amazing moving crew on the loading up side. They had a tough job, but managed to just barely fit it all in (thanks completely to Danny Richards). It was a wonderful group to have send us off and it truly was hard to drive away from them.
Here is Ami on her last night in Moorpark hanging out with Aunt Lindsay.
Ami and Mommy taking their first picture in Oregon.

Friday, August 8, 2008

Eating Sushi

Don't worry she didn't actually have sushi, but one day she will and I sure hope she loves it as much as I do.