Showing posts from August, 2008

Have 'em when you're young!!

Congratulations Captain Kong! Robert just finished 14 weeks in military training at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas. It was a tough course, but he made it and returned home last night. Rob is the one with the lei (as if you didn't know...)

We are all so proud of him. Of course, Abi and the kids were a big part of it too since they stayed in Hawaii all that time without him. I got to have the children and their cousin, Naomi, stay with us for four nights while Abi went to the graduation and brought him home. I realize that I'm not as young as I used to be when I take care of four children ten years of age and under because I felt like sleeping all day today.

I forgot to mention also that Liana, Siope, Ileina, Jacob and my dad were able to be at the graduation too as well as Alvin and Angie (Abi's brother and sister).

My Dad has been very active lately and just a couple of weeks ago he went sky diving just for the heck of it.

Check out his video here

Oh, and if you would li…

Trials and Blessings

This summer has been an interesting one to say the least. We didn't go any where since we had already been to Utah and California in the Spring. Isi's job changed and so he went from being an administrator to being a full-time religion teacher. It was quite an adjustment for him. We were told we could stay in our on-campus housing until December so we were happy about that.

With 11 grandchildren keeping us pretty much hopping all the time - they think I am their playmate when they come around rather than their grandma - but I enjoy them (I am just about dead every time they leave, lol) - anyway, we went with Joel and Meilani to see what sex their new baby will be. I took care of the three rascals while their mother had her sonogram. It was interesting to see the baby on the screen while we all watched. Joseph wasn't cooperating much so I took the kids to get a treat to calm him down. When we came back up to the doctor's office, Joel said not to come in because they had…