Sunday, February 5, 2012

Yes, purple looks good on everybody. Even in Lawrence.

Little Jordie. She's four months old and is a K-State Fan.

My twins were taught early on something I learned in my years in 4-H.

Purple looks good on everyone.

At least, that is what Mary Lou Odle, a Saline County Extension agent always said. She'd come to our 4-H clothing meetings on occasion and do a color test to see what season looked best on you. I think I was a fall. Purple, however, fell in every season.

My friend, Sarah Green, a KU graduate, calls it Kansas State propaganda. I say an Extension agent would never lie.

My husband agrees with Sarah. He's a KU fan. Fortunately, I've been able to pull the twins onto "my team" as they call it. Jayhawks are yucky, they say. John even caught Brett watching KU vs Oklahoma women one night on television. She was rooting for OU.

He told her there are some things you just don't do, even as a Wildcat fan. One. You never cheer for Missouri. Two. You never cheer for Oklahoma.

She wouldn't listen.

Sarah, however, is proof that there is compromise in the world. She knitted each of the girls "cat hats." Jordie received her hat last month.

I can't tell you how to knit it. I'm not very crafty. All I know is that her hats are adorable. And I bet she could make a mint if she'd open a knitting store in Manhattan and sell cat hats.

Kaci, Brett and Jordie. They are on my team.

Life continues - quickly

Life is busy.

So busy, in fact, I haven't had time to keep my blog as up-to-date as I'd like. There's also a pile of laundry in my laundry room that needs folded, and I haven't mailed all my Christmas cards out and it is February.

However, life continues. And the latest to the crib, Jordie, is growing.

So, I'll update as much as I can from time to time. More often than not, is the plan. Here's is life over the past five months.

Jordie's room.

Jordie, not long after she was born

The girls' Christmas present included scootersYes, Brett is a "farmer" today.

Ready for the 2012 Kansas State Fair. Plug for the fair. You can find these at the T-Shirt stand! Thanks Lori!

That's right. Jordie is ready for the 100th Kansas State Fair this September.

Jordie bathtime

The girls pick out pumpkins at their preschool trip to the pumpkin patch

The girls' Halloween costumes. Mary, Joseph. And Jordie was baby Jesus. Yes, they won the Gypsum Fall Fest Costume Contest for the third year in a row.

Happy Jordie