June 30, 2008

We're Homeless

We moved out of the hole tonight when we got back from Ruidoso. We had a good crowd and I neglected to take pictures but this is us-after my tears were dry and the sweat was almost gone.

Ruidoso...an escape from the HEAT!

Rustin is so dumb! Me and Tara could figure out why Trace was laughing at when he took the picture
Granddaddy, Bradley, Debbie and Rustin at the birthday party
Debbie, Bradley and Glen at the dinner they put on for Nanny and Granddaddy
A bunch of nerds...really
All the cousins that could make it...almost we forgot Kailee :(
Waiting for dinner...we look starved...or something like that
Now there's a good picture
Giant anyone? Anyone? Buller?
The original Gaines Family...we never had a chance to be normal
Me and Brode Man! He is a tank!
My family that rocks. We all look real nice.
Jim and Tammy-they gave us more than we deserved and we are so thankful for them
Nanny and Granddaddy-notice the antlers coming out of the top of Nanny's head-not coincidence folks.

June 14, 2008

1 Down-Forever To Go...

And how exciting that is. I am so thankful to be married to Cody Keith Claridge and still have both of us alive after the first year of marriage. Its amazing how much we've learned and grown but there is still alot of room for improvement but I'm glad I'm learning it with the best man I know. For our anniversary we went to New York. We stayed at my brother's house but for the actual anniversary we went to a hotel and stayed. It was so nice and relaxing to just be away and chill and have a king size bed and not fight over covers and what not. I love Cody so much and am so thankful to call him mine!

(I don't have pictures cuz this isn't my computer)....I'm sure you know what we look like tho.

June 9, 2008

New York City-"so where is like the actual city of New York?" "You're in it sweety."

This is on Canal Street. My favorite place. After fighting through the African Americans and the Chinese/Japanese we went to McDonald's to get a drink and I finally felt like I was in America. It was a strange feeling.
Me sitting on the pier at Lower Manhattan. That is New Jersey behind me and the Hudson River.
More Yankees game. We only stayed till the 5th inning. They lost. Darn.
Lovely! Cody's face says it all.
At the Yankees game...probably the worst part of the trip because it was so vulgar. But reguardless we had a good time once I finally chilled out about the stupid security and them not letting us bring in our cameras.
Played the piano thats on "Big". I tried to play chop sticks but my legs aren't quite long enough.
Eating at the ESPN Zone. Tasty. Best wings ever.
Interesting view. I thought why not be a little different and get a picture no one really wants to see?
Cody and the bull
This is the view from Brooklyn Bridge at night. Its almost impossible to get a good night picture.
This was on the Ferry to either Staten Island or Liberty Island I can't remember. I do know that I still feel like I'm on the boat. I feel like Lucille 2 on Arrested Development.
Statue of Liberty. We got to go up to the balcony but of course my batteries died. My mom has real good pictures but it was cool. She's 305' 6" tall. I don't know how they found someone that big to pose but they did. Them French are amazing.
ESPN Zone. TVS everywhere-Cody's dream became reality
I think Rustin was bored of being the tour guide
Brooklyn bridge from the ground. It really is so big. I loved it. We walked the whole thing and almost got ran over by a biker.
More of Brooklyn Bridge. I loved it.
While waiting for dinner in Brooklyn we walked to the pier and took some pictures of Manhattan. I think this is one of the best pictures I got.
A 5 lb hershey's bar. Kinda ridiculous but oh how I wanted it so bad...and apparently so did Cody.
Duff Beer-from the Simpson's...Cody's all time favorite...other than me.
Central Park. If I lived there, I think I would spend a lot of time there cuz you're finally away from all the noise and people. I would feel too claustrophobic if I lived there.
Empire State Building. Ginormous. And handsome stud.
This was in the Toys R Us at Times Square. It was huge and they had a life size Candy Land.
A black bat man...so I just called him Black Man
This is at Times Square. Cody's absolute favorite. It felt like day time cuz the lights were so bright.
We stopped by the Claridge house. What can I say?..I married into the money.
This is where we went to Sacrament meeting. It took a while to get there but the building was absolutely amazing. It was the typical LDS church.
This is after the Broadway show "Legally Blonde" which was really good. Those girls can sing my word!
Here is Cody at the NBC Store with Michael and Dwight. The best.
This was us chilling in the Subway waiting for the next train. We were all tired...specially after the men took turns carrying around that huge black bag full of goodies from Canal Street....my favorite.
At Central Park the first night we got there. We never made it back to take more pictures and I was bummed yet I wasn't going to walk anymore.
Me and Tammy in front of FAO Schwarz. It was a cool store. Me and Cody went back later and were saluted by the door greeter.
This is in front of the Apple store. If you look close you can see the apple above my head and to the left. The store was underground and the entry was all glass.

Well this could take me hours and hours and hours so I'll get started! P.S. I loaded the pictures on my computer and it said 239 pictures-snap. Literally.

June 7, 2008

Holy Snakes!

I don't know where this is other than in Arizona. Makes me think twice about roaming around in the desert! Contributed by Cody