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March 23, 2008

Ski jump, by Kelvin

Filed under: Photos — rich @ 11:17 am

In January, each member of Kelvin’s first-grade science class built some kind of building or structure. Kelvin’s assignment, appropriate for Canada, was a ski jump:

Kelvin's ski jump

March 18, 2008

Three kids on the sofa

Filed under: Photos — rich @ 4:48 am

On February 9, all three kids decided they were cold and needed blankets, and their heads were tired, so they needed pillows. This is the result:The kids in matching colors

March 12, 2008

A toothless tiger

Filed under: Photos — rich @ 5:31 am

On March 11, Kelvin lost a tooth for the first time, just before breakfast. Luckily, the next thing he had to eat was a banana with peanut butter, not celery or carrots! Here’s his new smile. The chipped top tooth is from Nigeria; the bottom front tooth is the missing one.Kelvin lost his first tooth

January 26, 2008

Super Duper Delicious Cheesy Omelet for Kids

Filed under: Photos — rich @ 8:47 am

On the morning of January 26, 2008, Rich and the kids woke up early, and Rich cooked the boys’ favorite breakfast, “Super Duper Delicious Cheesy Omelet for Kids.” Sorry, the recipe is a closely-guarded secret! All three kids helped mix the eggs and spices, and Rich cooked the omelet. Kristof and Kelvin each took half, while Carmen stuck with bacon only. The omelet was so perfectly cooked that it served as a perfect canvas for ketchup art.

Kristof got his hash name of “Bigfoot” on his omelet.

Bigfoot immortalized in ketchup

Kelvin got his hash name of “Mad Dog.”

It's a dog. No, really!

Carmen decided to have her bacon without ketchup. Luckily for the ketchup artist, because Carmen’s hash name is “Ratatouille.”

Ratatouille wouldn't even fit here!

December 15, 2007

Carmen introduces herself

Filed under: Photos — rich @ 9:23 am

We’re trying something new, posting a YouTube video for the first time. Carmen, age 2-1/2, is introducing herself on December 4, 2007, while the family is decorating the Christmas tree (hence the Santa hat). If the clip had subtitles, they’d say, “It’s me, Carmen Lily Roesing. Wait, I want to see!” Click on the Play button to start the video.

October 13, 2007

Hashing on Canadian Thanksgiving 2008

Filed under: Photos — rich @ 7:14 am

We’re avid members of the Calgary Hash House Harriers, a drinking club with a running problem. The Calgary hash runs every Monday, year-round. In Canada, Thanksgiving is the second Monday in October, so we went to the Thanksgiving hash in northwest Calgary. It was an afternoon hash, so we brought the kids, who worked their way into a few photos that are now on the Calgary hash web site. Here’s a sample of the photos. If you find yourself in Calgary on a Monday, come out and join us at the hash!

Carmen at the hash

Carmen with Big Country

Kelvin’s hash name is “Mad Dog.” Here’s how he got his name:

Read forward, not backward!

Respectfully submitted,

Big Country

April 2, 2007

January and February 2007

Filed under: Photos — rich @ 8:20 am

Here’s a new batch of photos from January-February 2007, including Rich’s 40th birthday and photos of the kids in the snow, with a few photos taken by Kristof. Here’s one photo from the batch:

Carmen out for a walk (photo by Kristof)

March 20, 2007

A trip to the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, and more

Filed under: Photos — rich @ 4:00 am

Here’s a set of photos from January 2007, including a trip to the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, and more. Here’s one photo from the batch:

Kristof took this photo of Kelvin in the bath

March 18, 2007

Christmas 2006 photos

Filed under: Photos — rich @ 3:03 pm

Here’s a new batch of photos from the last week of 2006, Christmas to New Year’s, including a trip to Drumheller, Alberta, and the boys’ taking up skating again. Here’s one photo from the batch:

The hoodoos, Drumheller, Alberta

January 21, 2007

Atop Calgary Tower, and around town

Filed under: Photos — rich @ 4:41 pm

Here’s a set of photos from November 2006 in Calgary, with some shots of the family around town and at the top of the Calgary Tower. Here’s one photo from the batch:
Kristof, Carmen, and Kelvin on 19 NOV 2006

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