Wednesday, December 9, 2015

December 2015 Fun

December 10-12 
We took the pickup to Bismarck and
had left our car at the Cenex in Rugby.
Bob got the "fun" job when we returned
We shared a banquet table with
Mark, Mindy, Drew, Brody, and Carter (and Pope Francis)
at the Farmers' Union Convention in Bismarck

Mindy and I taught together in Wolford

December 4-5
Sioux Hockey in Grand Forks

We took the Pope to the UND hockey games Dec. 4-5
at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks

Doug and Jill's seats are across the aisle from us
The Engelstad holds over 11,000 screaming fans!

The Sioux (now Hawks) "swept" Denver

We stayed at the Knight's Inn (Good Knight!)

December 1  The Air Force production in Minot
Tops in Blue is the US Air Force traveling show
They were in Minot on Dec. 1st
Recognize anyone? The little kids loved this!
The ladies had a little help from their friend!
One of the performers did a tribute to Frank Sinatra "his way"
(a moving performance on the violin)

Friday, December 4, 2015

Thanksmas 2015 in Grand Forks

We stayed at the waterpark at the CanadInn in Grand Forks
It's a paradise for the kids!
Ana and Lydia come down the waterslide
Ari and Cecelia land
Ari and Claire under the dumping bucket
Ana and Trina "playing lifeguards"
Thanksgiving morning breakfast: Ana supervises :-), Trina "shoots"
Lydia, Annika, Cecelia, Caiden, Jett, Claire, Ariana
Diane, Tom, and Bob are in the background
Lydia, Annika, and Cecelia try out the hot tub
Thanksmas night bedtime snacks
Trina, Anni, Ari, Caiden, Lydia, Jett, Cecelia, Claire, & Ana
Ari, Claire, and Jett discuss the "ride"
I think this is Ari and Jett
We played "tag" after breakfast
Caiden is being attacked by Lydia and Cecelia
Cecelia, Lydia, Jett, and Ari share a "group slide"
The big boys playing with Bob's new toy
Actually, Tom is trying to get the new IPad working :-)
Not really ready to go home, but waiting for Mom to pack the car
Waiting for Dad to bring the vehicle over