Aug 29, 2005

Camping in Woods Canyon!

We went camping this past weekend (8/26-8/28) with Ashley and Nick (a couple we met on our honeymoon in PV, Mexico). We took Cooper with us and it was his first camping experience. He hiked around the lake (a 5.5 mile trail) and did great at it! His little legs moved fast :)

We hiked about half way and then fished for a couple hours and I, being Claire, actually caught one! He was a trout about 10 inches long! I was quite proud, but to be honest I wasn't even sure I had one. I was just reeling in to cast again and there was a fish! Just my luck :)

Also thanks to all of you we got to use many of our camping wedding gifts for the first time and they were great! Even Cooper got his own tent!~

Aug 23, 2005

We bought a house!!!

We are officially homeowners! We bought our first home in Mesa, AZ! Escrow ends on September 29!

As the sellers described it "This is a terrific starter home or investment property in a quiet neighborhood. Fresh paint, new kitchen counter and sink, newer wood fencing in back. Tiled entry, kitchen, dining, and bathrooms. Fireplace in living room, skylights in kitchen and master bath. Split master bedroom has bay window seat. Den just needs a door to be a 3rd bedroom - it already has a closet."

Aug 6, 2005

Cooper Matney, 13 pounds, 14 inches

We finally picked up Cooper on Saturday! He is so cute and fat!We couldn't have asked for more. Him and Lily (our cat) seem to be getting along so far, Lily always has an eye on him. Lily has staked her claim on the bathroom, where Cooper has learned setting foot, means certain attack! Its fun to have a puppy around and he is starting to act like one too. He loves food, but what dog doesn't! :)Enjoy the pictures!
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