Sunday, September 13, 2009

9.12 Project March

So, we went to Washington, D.C. on 9/12 to support the 912 project. is the website - it turned out to be an enormous TEA Party. Here's a pic from Washington, since someone told me to prove it. LOL!

Monday, September 7, 2009

Kristen's Violin!

As well as Freddy's learning the drums, Kristen's been learning the violin. Here's Mary Had a Little Lamb, although still a little slow - she's learning ;)

Freddy's Drums !

Freddy's gotten good at arranging his own little solos on the drums. Check out the video!

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Red, White and Booooooooo!

Started a new blog. is where it can be found. I'm forming a Political Action Committee (Hey Google, that's called a PAC), and am determined to make a difference.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Neighborhood Events

Been a while since I last posted. We've been busy with a bunch of stuff. The woman across the street got t-boned this morning pulling out of her driveway. Looked like the guy that wailed into her was doing over 50 MPH. Interesting since the speed limit's only 30....

Sunday, April 19, 2009

The kids had fun, too!

Freddy does well here. He likes it!
Kristen through the glass in the tower.
Nice view of the Prague Castle behind us.
Awesome slide in the Prague Zoo

Sitting on steps in Prague Castle

Amongst all the walking and exploring time,
there was plenty of horsing around time! Oh,
and it was Freddy's birthday to celebrate, too!

Mysterious robbers all over Prague... ;)

Welcome, Baby Elliot!

One of the main reasons we
went to Prague was to celebrate
Elliot Burr Syvertsen's birth
and baptism. If he's anything
like his brother and cousins,
he'll be a smart cookie!

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Trip to Prague, Part 3

After the pain involved in uploading a lot of pictures to
a blogspot site, I've decided to open a Flickr! account.

Check it out at


Trip to Prague, Part 2

On our first day, we had a few people overcoming some of the
foods on the plane, and the bumpy ride on the way from the
airport to the hotel. So we all took it easy, and just sat around
catching up. A few of us went over to the Czech Inn with Chris,
to see the fruits of his labor for the last three years or so. He's
the owner, and takes great pride in his work.

The Inn is a REALLY nice hostel complete with a great bar - if
you're ever in Prague on a Monday night, czech out the gaming
night with a huge pot to the winner!

This is a picture of the
escalators up from the Metro.

The breeze coming from
the top downward is
amazing, created by the
trains pulling out of the
underground station.

This "Church of the Holy
Heart" with the Clock
Tower embedded in it is
right around the corner
from my sister's apartment.

The sidewalks are 100%
cobblestone... so are some of the
roadways. They make for
a really nice looking, but rough,
walk or drive.

Trip to Prague, Part 1

So, my sister lives in Prague, Czech Republic, and recently had a new baby boy.

My mom and dad decided that we should all go visit. What I thought would be boring
turned into a lot of fun. The kids had a great time seeing Owen, and we had a very interesting
lesson in Prague history.

Enjoy e next few posts