Monday, April 12, 2010

Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

This past weekend was the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. We love all things car and we love all things fast so this seemed like a great family outing. The advertisers promoted it as a family event and Friday tickets were quite affordable so we decided to check it out. The big race was on Sunday & Friday's schedule was mostly practice which suited us just fine.

After a day of clarifying that we were going to see "Indy" cars not "Indian" cars we headed to the track. There was lots of grass for the kids to run around on and a children's area with inflatables.

The cousins trying out an Indy car.

Little I watching the track.
I am not sure which car is passing by but please appreciate the difficulty in timing a shot involving a car going 150 mph!

Little I playing on the hill during practice.

Mr. C getting his first taste of cotton candy.

MomE and the boys.
It was impossible to get them to look at the camera because of the noise. They couldn't hear the person shouting to look at the camera!

Easter Pics

Happy Easter!

At least we are all looking in the general area of the camera! Little I is holding out his hands to catch the football we used as entertainment while trying to get a family picture.

Mr. C playing football before lunch.

Go deep!

Aunt A & Puck were here for Easter. We had a great visit with a trip to T-town to watch some Alabama baseball, Little I went to his first movie at the theater and Puck survived another visit with two preschoolers!

Here for a Visit

DadD's parents came for a visit last month. They were just in time for the beginning signs of spring. We enjoyed a great visit including some time playing outdoors, riding the carousel & of course eating!

No pinching allowed!
Little I is sporting his green shirt as he helps granddaddy with the potatoes for our traditional
St. Patrick's Day meal.

Mr. C enjoyed some special time working on a puzzle with granddaddy & grandma.

Unfortunately I don't have any pictures of the fun visit we had with our GA & NM cousins. We were all together for a couple days and managed a quick trip to Atlanta before everyone headed their separate ways.

Winter Summary

Mr. C shows off the new football he received for Christmas.

MomE and Aunt A dressed up in reindeer antlers and elf hat on Christmas morning

Our cousins came for a fun visit right before Christmas.

What a treat! Aunt B and Cousin K came for a visit over New Years!

We projected the National Championship Game on our family room wall.
The boys had fun making shadows before the game.

We cheered for the Crimson Tide while munching on chips!

Snow ball fight! Little I challenged everyone to a battle.

Mr. C was just glad to be outside in the snow!

We were very excited to cheer on Bama at a couple of basketball games this season.

I wanted to catch you up very quickly on all our winter fun! Stay tuned for signs of spring!