I took the boys and Sam's friend, Owen, to see the hockey game at the AT&T Center. We had a blast! It is really the best deal of the century, $10 for the game (great seats, hot dogs, chips and a drink). Tyler loved the mascot and the bigger boys loved the checking, power plays and the penalties.
I have a wonderful neighbor, Christina, who whisked me away to Austin for the night so that I could get a good night's rest. Here she is posing with her father right after we fed the deer that hang out in their backyard. We had a blast and I actually overslept, until 6:30!!!
We had a blast at the Air Show, watching a Pearl Harbor reenactment, parachute jumpers and Russian Migs fly by. We went with our friends, Scott and Faye. Scott is in the Air Force and rides F-16s, he is a navigator. So it was great to go with him to the show as he was able to educate us on each aircraft. The boys had fun, although, at times, it was a bit loud and almost too real, with explosions, 'bombs', etc. Very cool.
As you are aware, Sam and Tyler are early birds, they take after their parents, I am sure. On Sunday mornings, we go running and, as you can see here, they love to have their hands full on the run, literally. They took puppets to keep themselves warm in the frigid pre-sunrise temperatures. What fun!
It was a true record, we decorated cookies in our neighborhood, trick or treated at about 10-15 homes and were in bed by 6:45!!! What champs! And the boys had such a great time and had one piece of candy each and then sent the rest to Papa and haven't asked about the candy since.
We had a great Halloween here in San Antonio, made even better by my friend, Bess's, visit from Los Angeles. We had a Darth Vader Lion and a Skeleton. Tyler wanted to be just like big brother, Sam, and wear a mask. Thankfully, Mike had purchased a Darth Vader mask and cape prior to his departure for Iraq, so we were well prepared for that request. Here you see them with their neighbors, Walker and Sadie, enjoying the sunny, warm Texas weather.