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Welcome to our family blog, we are Roxanne, Jesse, Ashton, Jackson, and Thomas-Jensen. Jesse and I have been happily married since 2001, we live in Appleton, Wisconsin. We have been blessed with three beautiful boys; Ashton, Jackson, and TJ. Thanks for looking in on us from time to time.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

American Lung Assocaition Yard Sale

We had our ALA Yard Sale over the weekend. Friday went well, Sat was a bummer (not a lot of sales). Next year we are going to do this over the All City Garage Sale Weekend, should get some good sales then.




My big helpers!!


We raised $215.00!!!! For charity, that is awesome!!! Add that to our exisiting total, we are over half way there!!!!


Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Ashton's Last Ball Game

Great Season Hawks!!!


Ashton finished up his season with the Hawks! It was an awesome experience. I didn't realize how much he was going to love playing ball. He has watched his dad play hard ball his whole life (and we are hoping for many years to come), I guess it was only natural he would love playing too. I wonder if Jack will love it?
Getting ready to knock it out of the park!
Ashton had such an incredible hit!
Heading for 1st base!

Throwing it home.

Resting between innings!

Baseball was fun, and the season ended too quickly for us, but . . . Don't be too sad! We got the call, SOCCER starts next week!!!! I am still wondering what I have gotten myself into!!!

Both Ashton and Jack will be playing soccer! I will update with a schedule when I have it, and pictures too! I should have known when God blessed us with three boys, that my life would revolve around some type of sport.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

1st Golf Tournament






Ashton completed his first golf tournament yesterday. He, and his friend and golf partner Dalton competed in the Junior 2 Person Scramble. They did great!! They were the youngest kids there, the kids they competed against were nine and twelve. The rest of the kids were all older teens. It took 4 hours to golf the back nine.


Monday, July 7, 2008

MVP of Basics!!!!

He's our Most Valuable Player

He is such a great little player. He made a great play at his last game. He got his opponent out at second base!! Great job little guy!!!!
He received his pics today, I was stunned at how great they were, if I would have know how terrific they would have turned out, I would have gone order CrAzY!!! Thank goodness he's only six and will be at sports for a while, I have plenty of years to collect pics!!!



It's Independence Day!!!

Happy Birthday America!!!

On July 4, 1776, we claimed our independence from Britain and Democracy was born. Every day thousands leave their homeland to come to the "land of the free and the home of the brave" so they can begin their American Dream.

Since Jesse play ball in Mellen, he is in the parade. So we always do the Mellen parade, so we can see Daddy, and his cousins who ride the fire trucks.


Picture of boys at parade, they were waiting for it to start. They had a blast, they loved collecting all the candy!!!!


I just love this picture of Jack, this was taken at Daddy's ball game.


Here is Arianna and the boys at the ball park while Daddy played ball.


GOOOOOO JESSE!!!!!!!!!! It was a close game, they beat Glidden by one in the 13th inning!


They were so cold for the fireworks. They liked them a little, but they were too cold and tired from a long fay at the ball park. We went home after the hill broke out into small fires from the fire works.


30th Birthday!

Happy 30th Birthday (on the 2nd) to me!!

My wonderful sister Heather and my mom threw me a little pArTy at McDonalds after Asthon's baseball game. We had fun with friends, kiddos, and cake! We completely trashed the place, it was great. Thanks to everyone who came and to my sister and mom, I love you!!!




What Events Happened in 1978
Camp David Peace Treaty Egypt makes peace with Israel
Worldwide Unemployment rises after several decades of near full employment
Gold reaches an all time high of $200.00 per ounce
Sweden becomes the first nation to ban aerosol sprays that are thought to damage earth's protective ozone layer.
Serial killer David Berkowitz, the "Son of Sam," is sentenced to 25 years to life in prison
The US stops production of the Neutron Bomb ( Kills People but leaves buildings and infrastructure standing )
The first Susan B. Anthony Dollar is minted
The Cult leader Jim Jones instructed 400 members of his church, "People's Temple", to commit suicide
A powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits Thessaloniki, Greece
Pope Paul VI dies at age of 80.
John Paul I Becomes Pope from August 26, 1978 and dies just 33 days later on September 28, 1978
Cardinal Karol Wojtyla becomes Pope John Paul II
Worlds Population Estimated at 4.4 billion
Dominica Gains Independence From Great Britain
Argentina Wins 1978 World Cup in Argentina

Happy Anniversary to US!


Wow, 7 years of wedded bliss. I can't believe how quickly these years have past and how much has happened since. It has been such an exciting journey of love and learning. We've accomplished so much in such a short time. I love you more each passing day, I love the life we have built together. Thank you for seven wonderful years! May our future be as bright, strong, and wonderful as the love we have for each other.


ONE KISS


One kiss is all I want


To take away my tears


And give me a healthy smile


One kiss is all I want


To give me hope


And take on life as it comes


One kiss is all I want


To know your lips


And hold them forever


One kiss is all I want


To show you I love you


And be there for eternity


by Gary R. Hess

~I love you Jesse!