Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Last Sunday was the Primary Program. This is Robert's part:
It was Benjamin's last Primary Program, because he turns 12 in January.  So, they had Ben and Robert sing a duet together.
Benjamin also gave a talk, but I did not get a video of it.  It was based on the scripture 1 Nephi 3:7, and  he talked about following the spirit and serving others.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Benjamin is playing flag football for the first time this year.  Last Saturday was their first game - played at Autzen stadium.  He got the only touchdown, and he was pretty excited!

Friday, August 25, 2017

The kids performing Backstreet Boys and N'Sync mashup at the Walker reunion talent show.

Monday, August 7, 2017

8th Grade Promotion

Elisabeth graduated from Kelly Middle School this year.  Thankfully it was a little cooler for her promotion ceremony than it has been for some of the others we have attended.
 Elisabeth is the 3rd girl to wear this dress that Grandma Bevans made for Leilani's 8th grade graduation.  Emily didn't wear it for 8th grade graduation, but she did wear it to the Modest is Hottest dance (Mormon Prom).

 Elisabeth performed with the 7th/8th grade band.

 Elisabeth was one of 6 students who maintained a 4.0 all the years in middle school.

 Benjamin had to come straight from his baseball game to the graduation.

                                                                     Sisterly love!
                                                          Grandpa and Grandma Bevans
Elisabeth and her friend Avery
                                                    Elisabeth and her friend Alanna
 Elisabeth and one of her favorite teachers and track coaches, Mr. Miller
                                     Elisabeth with one of her favorite teachers, Ms. Young
                                                      The emperor shake from Mulan.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Easter 2017

We started the Easter weekend by doing our traditional egg dying at Grandma Bevans' house.
The girls tried all sorts of fancy techniques using paint brushes, duct tape, tissue paper, etc.
 The boys just used the colored dyes.
 Leilani was glad that Easter was late enough that she was out of school and home to join us.

After church on Easter Sunday, we had our traditional family pictures.


Then we did some Easter pictures.

Then my kids got crazy.  I don't know if it was a sugar high or lack of sleep or both, but they were hyped up.
 They bowled with Easter Eggs...
 and they bowled with Leilani.
They also played some version of football - who cares if they are in church clothes!

 When we went home, I wanted to get pictures with the kids and their Easter baskets.  But they didn't want traditional pictures - they wanted something "fun."  So, we got some interesting shots :)

The final outdoor shots were of my gymnast.  She just can't stop.

 Later we went over to Grandma's house for the Easter egg hunt and roll.

 Leilani didn't hunt eggs because she helped hide them.
 Emily helped McKinley find eggs.
 When we found all of the eggs, we did the egg roll.  I am in the blue shirt with the nice stripe down the top of my head.  Maybe someday I will have a head of hair again...

Robert learned really quick NOT to roll his egg, because he didn't want to smash it.  But he still had a good time.  We had a nice dinner afterwards, and enjoyed visiting the rest of the night.