Sunday, November 25, 2007

15 Minutes of Fame...DENIED!















So we headed up to Mesa this weekend to see all the family. Had a great time. One of our adventures was a trip to see all the purty lights at the temple. (side note: If you can possibly avoid taking a group of 15 people--7 of them small children--to see the temple lights on the night they turn them on, DO SO. Unbelievably crowded and nearly impossible to move. But I digress). So anyway, out of approximately 13 million people who visited the grounds that night, my sister and my two girls were singled out by a channel 3 camera man to be interviewed about their experience (see pic above). They did such a great job and the girls were so cute! He told us to watch that night at 10pm and they'd be on. Well, we went home and watched with much anticipation. JILTED! JIPPED! I guess they made the cutting room floor. Oh boo hoo. At any rate, I was glad I made the quick trip there and was able to spend a little time with my beautiful sisters whom I love so much and don't get to see very often. I love you, girls! You're the best! (Jerry, love you, too, but you don't live in another state!) Moving on...


Since I've not posted in a while, there are oh so many tales to tell and pictures to share, but alas, not enough room to share them (let me esplain. NO, there is too much, lemme sum up). So the short of it is that we had an early Thanksgiving with S's family and had a nice time and ate way too much. Also got Grandma Nancy to climb in a giant box, which was the peak of the day as far as I'm concerned!!! Took the kids to a children's holiday party at the community center, also very crowded. They got to see Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Very cool. While in Mesa, we all put on our brown shirts and got family pictures taken. Also very cool. Then went out to eat at our favorite trough: Rosa's. When we returned from Mesa yesterday, we had a wonderful surprise--snow in the mountains (top left corner pic)! Our first this season! I think that about covers all the photos here. Don't worry, though, with the holidays upon us, you know I'll be posting lots more soon!
(no, I didn't purposely leave daddy out of most of these pictures--he was working and wasn't around for all of the fun stuff! Poor daddy)

17 comments:

melmck said...

isn't it the best when you get to see phil and jenna's boys?! glad you had a good one!

Adam & Samantha said...

So close to being famous!!I'm glad you put a picture of my mom on their, now if you tell on me, I'll tell on you! Cute family pictures!!

Jenna said...

Snow? There wasn't a trace of snow when we got home here. I am anxiously awaiting a snow storm! It is pretty cold, though. It was great to see you and the kids. I had a wonderful Thanksgiving with everyone! Love you guys!

Roger, Tiffany & Michael said...

How fun! Your little blond-headed kids are seriously the cutest ever! I'm glad it was a nice Thanksgiving!

The Epps Fam said...

I'm excited about the picture of Jim behind all the little kids. It looks like he kind of sort of has a butt in that picture!!! Woo hoo!! Man, I miss Arizona already. I'm so glad I got to see you and the kids. I wish we could have spent more time with you, but oh well! There were be plenty more time to spend together within the next year......hopefully! Love ya!

The Epps Fam said...

"There will be" is what I meant to say. I'm retarded.

Michael and Cara Hill said...

I would give plenty of money to see my grandma climb in a box! haha. Loved the pictures!

Kristi Smith said...

WOW, your family is beautiful, isn't there like a contest you should be able to enter and win???

=)

I have been jilted like that before but my husband and son made it on the news.

BossyMommy said...

HA! Kristi Smith gives us our token non-mormon on the blog! Woo hoo! And man are you right about that whole contest thing. Sorry you were jilted your fame opp, too. Oh, woe is we.

Kristi Smith said...

LOL, I am the token non-mormon???

You will laugh that I have only known one mormon in my "real" life (that I know of) and MANY of my on-line buddies are mormon!!!

BossyMommy said...

Yes, Kristi, I AM laughing at that. But think about it. Of COURSE you're going to meet more of us online--where ELSE are we going to be? At the bars? At the casinos? At the coffee houses? Nope, the internet is just one big mormon par-tay.

Kristi Smith said...

I don't drink coffee (but I do love my tea), don't like to gamble, and haven't been to a bar for quite awhile . . . not mormon. LOL!

I am officially Baptist but thinking about becoming non-denominational. So you actually have a token-Baptist thinking about becoming a non-denominational non-mormon on your blog!!!

BossyMommy said...

What a coincidence! I've been shopping around for that very thing for my blog! How lucky that you and I found each other.

Kristi Smith said...

Wow . . . we ARE lucky to have found each other!!! =)

The Epps Fam said...

i drove 12 hours to see you and you didn't even comment on how much you love me. jerk face

aberjaber said...

"Jerk face." I love it. Hey Jace, I just wanted to say thanks for the nod to my blog. I appreciate it. :) Sorry to hear about your close shave with being on local nighttime t.v.. What a blow. And speaking of drinking coffee, come on over and read my latest posts.

aberjaber said...

Wow. I just realized that "Jace" sounds like the shortened form of "Jerk Face". I didn't mean it that way, I swear, but now that I think about it, it's a little funny.