Sunday, August 10, 2008

Finally Relenting to Technology!

I am now a proud owner of this adorable little IPOD Nano!

I have wanted an IPOD for quite some time now, but already had a fine functioning
MP-3 player. The problem? Mine is a Phillips, and they make barely any accesories for it. Even Phillips makes a docking station for the IPOD. What the???!

I also purchased a docking station for this today at Target. I can't wait to get it charged and full of songs.

Since all 3 girls will be in school I am considering taking up running again. I was an avid runner MANY many years ago. I play softball every summer but with my heart condition I thought it would be a good idea to keep the ol' ticker strong all year long, know what I mean?

Here are some snapshots from our Tennessee vacation last month, the first one is Chloe and I. We were eating at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Their food is WONDERFUL.

Then this is me, Taylor, Hanna, and Chloe at Gatlinburg. The girls were showing off their treats from the candy shop!

And me at the Ripley's Aquarium....isn't this hot??!

We played crazy golf on the side of the mountain. Chloe cheats, big time. Doesn't she look sweet and innocent, hehe?

My mom and the girls as we begin our descend up the side of a mountain. The 'beware of bear' signs were a little intimidating.

Playing in the waterfall at the end of the trail. I can't even fathom how God can create such beauty.

I just thought this view was breathtaking.

And that little black image is a bear. Yes, a real live bear we witnessed along the trail. Chloe was convinced that we were it's next snack!

I'm off now to put the kiddos to bed, night everyone!


dannisdoodles said...

these pics of your wee girls are absolutely precious Tina! so glad you had such a wonderful time. bears are a common occurence where we live, but yours was much, much cuuuuuter, (smaller, just the way i like them)

have a wonderful week!
hugs & love!

Nicole said...

Congrats on the Ipod Tina! Love the Vacay pics! Looks like a ton of fun!

Michelle StClair said...

um heck no on that bear! that is crazy!!! we do love that area of TN. My mom doesn't live too far from there. :)

Danielle said...

yeah, congrats on the new ipod, you will love it!! Love the pics, looks like a lot of fun!

Carrief. said...

your time in TN looks like fun! I love your little family!!! :) And I'm with Chloe on seeing the little bear! You all probably looked mighty tasty! hee-hee! Hope to see you soon girl!

Happay said...

so very cool about the bear! looks like a super trip!

Amy W. said...

yay for your ipod, enjoy! loved the pics of your trip...looks like a great time was had. :)

Cynthia (Citrus Tree Studio) said...

GREAT vacation pics Tina, you in the diver suit cracks me up, TFS! C.

Staci said...

Aww, you and your girls are so adorable, Tina... love the pics! And yikes on the bear, I would have freaked! Congrats on the IPOD purchase, now I am officially the only person left without one, lol!

Leslie Ashe said...

Have fun with your new Ipod Miss Tina :)
LOVE your photo's. LOVE them. You and your family are just beautiful :)

I left you an award on my blog - had to come tell you :) I hope you like it! I think it's perfect for you. Check it out when you can. You might have to scroll to find it - but it's there. :)


themacmomma said...

congrats on the ipod! i'm still behind the times myself! same reason, my mp3 works great!

love all of the photos! glad that little bear left you alone! yikes!

and oh i am with you on ikea!!! your stuff looks great! love that store!

susan opel said...

I heart you and I heart TN. I hope this is a better and happier week for you, my friend!

iPods ROCK! I have over 800 songs on mine. :)

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