Thursday, August 27, 2009

Summer 2009

Hey everyone!!
We thought we should share some of our fun and photos from this summer.

The first adventure you see here is Brian Wake Surfing for the first time. He was really good at it and got up on his first try.
Here is our Wasatch Back Ragnar Relay team Hales' Angels. This picture was taken right after we finished the race. Training was hard and the race was hard but all in all we had a lot of fun. And you get a medal at the end no matter what place you come in. :)

If you are looking for Brian he is hiding on the back row.

Brian was also able to get in a little hiking this summer. He wanted to go more often but work and the lack of someone to go with got in his way. Here are some pictures from a couple of the hikes that he went on.

Will Brian ever learn to not play with snakes?

Signs of a mountain goat!

And then there was the wonderful trip to the Tetons. This was a nice relaxing hike to a gorgeous lake. It was really fun to get away for a week with family.

In the middle of our Jackson Hole trip we had to make a day trip to Preston ID. Sounds exciting right? Well this gave us the privilege of renting a car for our very first time (now that Brian is 25)! I know this is the sweetest rental car you have ever seen. It is called a Toyota Yaris!! And yes it did get 40 miles to the gallon. :)
And then some more awesome pictures from the Teton trip for your viewing pleasure. :) These are from our Lake Solitude hike and water rafting!

So here's a little background on the following photos. We pay rent to Tiff's dad Morris and this particular month we owed him $3700 because of some stupid HOA assessment. Anyway, Brian tries to be creative in the way we pay Morris. So for this month he decided to pay Morris with 3700 dollars in ones. Apparently the bank doesn't have that many ones on hand so Brian had to put in a money order. While picking it up he got a lot of suspicious looks when he put his backpack on the counter and said,
"Put the money in the bag"!

Here, Brian managed to fit all of the money in his pockets and shirt.

We delivered the money to Morris in our homemade money bag. :)

It was a lot of fun to see Morris' face when we gave it to him.

A couple of weeks ago we got off work early and went to Raging Waters!! It was a blast! Here are some pictures of us swinging from a rope swing! Brian was very good at doing back flips while Tiff managed to do a very painful back-flop her first time. The second time (pictured below) she decided to play it safe and go feet first.

Sorry the pictures are kind of small. We took them with Brian's phone.

So there you have a few of the things we did this summer. We also had our 1 year anniversary! Can you believe it? We made it a whole year. Well we love you all and hope everything is going well. Hope to see you all again soon!

Love Brian and Tiffany