Sunday, October 16, 2005

Pumpkin Patch

We went out to a local pumpkin patch this last Saturday and found us a couple of pumpkins. We went on a hayride to the field and then walked in the mud til Alma found the perfect one, he was very cute! The "perfect one" by the way means one that he could pick up, wasn't rotten, and made a nice thumping sound when he wacked it a couple of times. Mostly that he could pick it up though. We took a few pictures: http://knrhenry.home.comcast.net/pumpkin.html <-- photos no longer available here

Sunday, October 02, 2005

Family Update Oct 2005

We are doing very well here in Maryland. We really like the East Coast and the closeness of the historic locations from our town. The most recent place we visited was the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in July. That was only 2 ½ hours to drive to!
Kevin is still loving his job. He gets to have fun doing things he likes all day and is required to take every other Friday off! Oh well, more time for his motorcycle, I guess!
Reighlyn is still loving her work too. She is loving the Laurel Class, which she teaches on Sundays (when one of the two remaining girls is there), and really enjoying developing the Enrichment’s Children’s Class better. She has also been working to finish up some sewing projects that have been on hold for about a year, since Alma was really into trying to eat them before now.
We have both been enjoying watching our son Alma (now 16 months old) learn and grow! Alma’s newest words are elbow (which sounds like elbow-bow), and Peanut Butter (which sounds like eenut bubber), and he loves to go to the park and slide--all the time. Recently we bought a new little Potty Seat for Alma because he’s been very interested in sitting on the toilet. We haven’t started potty training with him or anything, or even expect him to become so, but we figure we’ll encourage his curiosity and if he did end up getting potty trained we sure wouldn’t mind!
We are also enjoying getting ready for our newest edition: A baby boy we are expecting to deliver in the beginning of January! This pregnancy seems to be going just as good (pretty well) as the last one and since the due date is Jan. 4th friends here are beginning to put in guesses weather we will have a new year’s baby or not, but since Alma was 4 days over his due date, we have no idea! Although we wouldn’t mind a Dec. 31 baby to help with Taxes either!
We hope you are all doing well! This is our update for now!
Love, Kevin, Reighlyn, Alma, and Baby Henry

Sunday, May 15, 2005

Father and Son Outing

Sorry it's been a week since it actually happened, but I thought I'd do it now before I forgot. Last Weekend, Alma and I went to the Ward's Father and Son campout. It was at Susquehanna State Park here in Maryland. Just up the river from where it empties into the bay. We had a fun time, until it was time for his nap. Apparently he thought he would miss out on some fun. So after a while of him crying in the tent, I decided that he wasn't going to nap, so I got him back out. Then we went to the campfire skit thingy that they were just starting, I thought he would end up falling asleep in my arms, but he stayed awake through the whole thing. When it was time to go to bed, he didn't fuss as much as I thought, so he must have realized that he was tired. I was a little worried that he would get cold, so after he was asleep I made sure he was all covered up. In the morning I checked his hands and face to see if he stayed warm or not, and he did. I was glad. In the morning the ward had a riverside Priesthood restoration commemorization ceremony. I had almost forgotten that it was on the Susquehanna River that it was restored. I also learned that it is kind of a tradition for the children to be baptized in the same river that Joseph Smith was. After we got back to camp and had breakfast, everyone went on hikes or fishing, or whatever. I thought that we would look at some of the local historic stuff, but when we got there we learned that it wasn't open until 1:00 in the afternoon, and it was about 9:30, so we decided to go home since Alma was falling asleep again. When we got home we learned that Reighlyn had stayed up until 6:00 in the morning. Apparently she missed us or something and was watching movies to distract herself. When Alma saw her, he go so excited and was "telling her all about it." He actually didn't stop for about an hour, so he must have had a lot of fun.

Since then, he has gotten a lot better at walking. He can walk across the room pretty regularly. He can stand up by himself in the middle of the floor and pick something up off the floor while standing, so he is awfully close to starting to run, so the fun is about to get a lot faster. He is still a bit wobbly at times, so we do have a few days of just walking to go.

For Mother's Day Alma and I went to the Dollar Store and picked out some fake flowers and a ballon to give Reighlyn. It was fun to "Hide" them from her until Mother's Day actually came, and She enjoyed them when we gave them to her. We also fixed her Breakfast-In-Bed. and gave her some cards. She had a good Mother's Day and really enjoyed it.

That's about all for now, so check back later for more.

Kevin

Monday, April 18, 2005

Family March 2005


Family March 2005
Originally uploaded by knrhenry.
We got some Family Pictures from the local Wal-Mart Portrait studio. Here it is. The picture file has not been cropped, so you can do that yourself if you do anything with it.

Wednesday, March 23, 2005

First Update

Okay, this is the second time that I started this posting. The first time died a horrific death when my web browser decided to crash. I was able to get part of the words saved in a screen capture, but not all were saved, so I will try my best to remember the missing words.

We are all doing fine and are enjoying the spring weather that has already come. It was raining all day today, so everything looks nice and freshly washed. It is supposed to be getting warmer soon, so hopefully we won't have an Idaho-like spring.

Alma is growing more and more all the time. He is at the stage where he will pull himself up on the side of the furniture and walk along the edge, but he doesn't even think about trying to walk without holding onto anything yet. His favorite things now are cords, plug-ins, chairs, anything with buttons, anything that is up on top of something, your food, and when Daddy comes home.

Reighlyn was called as the Laurel's Class Advisor in our ward and she is also the Enrichment Night Children's Class Coordinator. She enjoys staying at home, taking care of Alma, and trying to organize our new home. She found the library the other day and was really excited by how big it was. She was only able to check out two things until they verified our address, but is looking forward to getting more stuff later on.

I am enjoying my job and am learning how everything works in the workplace. I got my motorcycle on the 10th and needed to put new tires on it. I took it into one of the local motorcycle repaire shops and get the tires changed and I also was able to get a new ignition switch (my old one was not working correctly) that I installed myself. I rode it to work Monday and Tuesday this week, and am remembering how to ride it well. I didn't ride it today, because it rained all day, and was really wet all over.

We are exploring the area and are planning our trips to visit all the major tourist sights. We are planning to be at the Henry and Robertson Reunions this year, I will only have three (and a half) days of Vacation built up by then, so we will not be able to go to the entire Robertson reunion, but will be making it there Wednesday most likely. We haven't finalized any plans yet, so nothing is certain yet.

That's about it for now, we'll keep you informed of any new developments in our lives.

Love,
Kevin, Reighlyn, and Alma Henry

P.S. Feel free to comment on anything posted here.

Tuesday, March 15, 2005

New Blog

I just set this up, stay tuned for more details