Wednesday, May 31, 2006

We thought we would give professional pictures a try. We hauled the boys all the way to Marshall for these pics by Dennis Craft, who is known around the country for his work with photgraphing children. (To see the other pictures that were taken, go to
Look for our group of pictures named "Daniel Rudd" (about half-way down the page on the right-hand side). The password is 49442. Let us know what your favorites are because we are having a difficult time deciding which ones to purchase.

A Day at the Cottage (photos by Aimee)

Saturday, May 20, 2006

Isaac the Tiger & Willasaurus Rex:

It started about a month ago when will Started growling while wearing his dinosaur pjs.

The game evolved (as did the depth of Will's roar) to:

Mom or Dad: Oh No! It's a Willasaurus!
Will: Roar!
Mom Or Dad: Ahhh! {with frantic movement} SO SCARY!!!

Now Will Roars the moment he hears: "Oh NO, Oh, Scary, Scare, Saurus, etc..."

Isaac decided to get in on the game a couple weeks ago.

His roar isn't as advanced as Will's but it's coming along. We call him Isaac the Tiger.

Tony Petty captured this well and put it on his photoblog (see below)

Willasaurus REX

and here's a good picture of Isaac
(although not roaring, he is wearing stripes)

Saturday, May 13, 2006

From Isaac and Will:

Mom, do you remember when we were this small?

We really needed a lot of time and attention. But you were always happy to hold us and take care fo us.

last year we made you cards...

but this year we wanted to do something special around the house.

So we went to home depot.

Will: I drove the cart.

Isaac: But I picked the materials!
Will: Just cause you had the list...

Luckily they had a self-serve checkout...

...'cause we had to use your credit card.

We don't have any money.

So we finished the TV shelf for you and everything, becasue you are the best mom ever and we love you so much.

Will & Isaac

Saturday, May 06, 2006

Happy Birthday to one of our favorite people.

We love you, Bampa!