Tuesday, December 2, 2008


We traveled to California to spend Thanksgiving with my parents and Uncle Dan. We tried to head out Tuesday, but after some car trouble, a tow, an evening at Pep Boys, and a rental the next day, we were on our way. We spent Thursday at Disneyland where we had a blast on all the rides, Star Tours and Buzz Lightyear being the boys' favorites. They got to make their own light sabers and had a wonderul time - we didn't leave the park until midnight!

We had Thanksgiving dinner on Friday, after mom and I did a little holiday shopping. We had plans to go to 3 different stores, but our plans changed after we spent 1 hour and 20 minutes in line at Kohl's. Saturday, Rhett went to the USC/Notre Dame game with my Uncle Ken, and the rest of us went bowling and out for pizza. We left CA Sunday afternoon and stopped in Phoenix to see my sister and her family, then came the rest of the way home on Monday.

Now it's back to normal life and it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. I got out the Christmas decorations today and remember how much I like Christmas time.
By the way - for those who asked what I thought of Twilight, it was o.k.. I thought it was very choppy and it barely skimmed the top of the detail in the book, but I guess it was to be expected; that's what most movies-from-books are like. I didn't agree with some of their casting decisions; however, I will see the next one when it comes out.


Angie said...

I am so jealous that you got to spend Thanksgiving in California. Disneyland looked way fun. We went last March and had a blast.

Katie said...

Fun thanksgiving! I'm still in awe that you guys can go outside without coats on at Thanksgiving time. I remember spending New Years there and walking outside in my shirt just to say I did it :). I'm with you on twilight...good, but not as good as the books!

Jodi said...

I didn't know you guys had car troubles on the way out. Sounds like a trend. Didn't Jenny have the same experience? Glad things work out and you were able to go. You have one cute family!

Ryan and Debra said...

Looks like you had a ton of fun...that is except for car troubles. We love Disneyland!

The Nielsens said...

I'm so glad you guys got to go on all of the rides as many times as you wanted... what a great trip!! Thanks for stopping by on your way home!