Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Random Pictures and Abby's first driving range

Sweet outfit Zach

What a sexy pose...

Abby's last gymnastics class was on Saturday. She loved it so she will be going back into classes in the fall.

Abby with one of her gymnastics teachers, Natasha

Here's Abby with her best bud from gymnastics, Ryan

On Fathers day I went golfing with my Dad and Steve. While the ladies were waiting for our return the kids got to play on the back deck and in a kiddie pool at Grandma's house.

The 3 musketeers

Tonight I took Abby to the driving range. I can't tell you how proud I am of my little girl. She was very well behaved and did an awesome job. Everyone at the course thought she was adorable with her pink clubs and pink outfit.

Teeing up the golf ball

My beautiful girl posing with her 9 iron.

Taking a mighty swing

Head down, Have fun!

Doing a little putting on the practice green

Here are a couple of videos of Abby playing some golf.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Zach's 18 Month Pictures

We were a little late getting these done and therefore a little late getting them back. But better late than never... Here are Zachs 18 month pictures. And of course one of Abby & Zach together.

Monday, June 07, 2010

Gallimore Family BBQ

On Saturday the Gallimore family all got together for a family BBQ to celebrate Uncle John's 60th birthday and Great Grandad's 87th birthday. We had an awesome afternoon playing in the yard and then had a beautiful roast beef dinner (my favorite part). Then we fed the kids cake that gave them a huge buzz (very funny). Everyone was there except for Grandad (Bob), he was in Grande Prairie for the weekend. Here are some pictures from the party...

Gramee and Abs playing badminton and Sue and Ally playing catch

Yes, that is Gramee body-slamming Burke. VERY FUNNY!

Auntie Courtney and Ally. I am pretty sure Ally's so happy!

Big Daddy and Zach playing soccer

Uncle Steve checking out the bugs or something with Zach and Ally

Burke playing with the kids

I love this picture. Uncle Burke and Big Zach

Zach chillin out with Great Grandad

Time for dinner (Great Grandad, Abby and Cynthia)

Burke tried giving Zach a sip of beer but Zach didn't want it!

Great Grandad blowing out his candles. 87 years old.

Zach loved the Coconut cake

A nice smile for miss Abigail

My beautiful Niece Ally smiling with cake

The group eating away (Burke, Chrissy, Zach, Gramee and Brian)

More cake eating (Steve, Jen, Adam and Darrel)

The Family eating some yummy cake (Abby, Cynthia, George, Sue, Ally and Steve)

Someone thought it would be a good idea for the kids to eat cake with no hands

No hands

Saving that cake for later Abby?

Big post-cake body-slam for Uncle Burke

The Gallimores:

George - Great Grandad

The 3 boys:

John (and his wife Lynn)
- Kids Courtney (and her boyfriend Darrel) and Burke

Bob (and his wife Fran)
- Kids Brian (and his wife Chrissy) and Susan (and her husband Steve)
- Grand kids (Abby & Zach (Brian's kids) and Ally and the new baby to be born in September (Susan's kids))

George (and his wife Cynthia)
- Kid Jennifer (and her boyfriend Adam)

Saturday, June 05, 2010


A few Gallitown updates:

In early May, our dayhome lady took 2 weeks off to head to the coast for a much deserved vacation. This meant we had to find someone to watch the kids. Well, we didn't find one person, we found a team. If I am not mistaken, Lynn Russell (Ally's Grandma) looked after all 3 kids the first day. Then my cousin Courtney looked after them for 6 days, Sue for one and Chrissy for the final 2. The kids loved having different people watch them because they were spoiled each day.

Auntie Courtney (My cousin) with the kids

The kids playing well together drawing a masterpiece on the whiteboard.

Chrissy decided to get crazy and took the kids to the zoo on one of her mornings.

Looking for the animals

Zach and Ally sharing a ride

A Red Panda loved Abby

Abby's favorite, a Hippo

Around the same time, in mid-May, 2 big changes happened in my life.
1. I got a promotion at work and am now a "Field Underwriter". What this means is I become a mobile Underwriter. Economical (The company I work for) has set me up with a company car and a home office giving me the flexibility to write more business for them. So far so good. Working from home has been nice, it's just taking some time to get used to the quiet. The dogs have formed there own little clique and never include me in their fun and they never laugh at my jokes. hahaha
2. I had eye surgery and am now glasses free. It's very cool. The doctor replaced the lenses in my eyes with manufactured progressive lenses (Cataract Surgery). I know I am young for cataract but let's chalk it up to the diabetes and it was in the very early stages (I didn't even know I had cataracts). My eyes are still getting used to the lenses, could take up till the beginning of July. All in all a cool change.

A glasses free Big B (with his girls)

On May 30th my beautiful nieces Ally and Lexi had birthdays. Ally turned 2 and Lexi 1. We went to 2 great parties and had a good day celebrating.

2 years old. Ally you are getting so big so fast. We love you so much.

A quick Ally story:

We were sitting at dinner the other night with the Russells and Ally says to Auntie Chrissy:

"Auntie Issy, Auntie Courtney coming over, I so happy"

I was really funny the way she said it and how exited she was to see her Auntie Courtney. I love the "I so Happy"