Sunday, March 18, 2012
Bella would have been so proud of her big sister tonight. Ali danced to "Real in Rio," the title track from the animated movie "Rio" at our church talent show fundraiser tonight. Mommy, daddy, grandma, grandpa, and Julian were in attendance to support her, and she simply blossomed. Her nanny sent her this ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS flamenco dress from Madrid, Spain last year, and, well, see for yourself...
I woke Ali up from her nap this afternoon in the middle of a deep, sweaty sleep. We spent the night at grandma and grandpa's last night, and Ali didn't get much sleep... too much fun to be had! Anyway, she was cranky and groggy when she left with mommy for call time. I wasn't sure if she would be into it, or clam up and get scared. Guess that got answered, huh?
Thanks to grandma and grandpa, I got to take Angelique to see Jerry Seinfeld perform live at the famous Pantages Theater in Hollywood last night, hence the stay over. What a gorgeous theater! Home to the Academy Awards from '39 to '49 I believe, this theater is absolute stunning beauty... and super easy to get to and out of! Jerry was absolutely hilarious, and it was a treat to treat Ang to this as a surprise stocking stuffer at Christmas. She LOVES the series Seinfeld, and has probably seen every episode multiple times. I love the show, too, but do not possess her depth of passion or knowledge for the series. With our travel and work schedules being so intense right now, laughing our asses off for over an hour straight was GOOD therapy last night!
The conference I am chairing starts in the morning, so please say a prayer that all goes smoothly. I can't get in till Wed night, so I hope everything goes smoothly in my absence. I have an amazing local committee in Utah that have been rocking it all the way up to this point, so all should be well. Still, last year when I chaired conference, it was here in socal, so I could be first on the scene and last to leave, which is the way I like it. I will be able to be last to leave on Sunday, so I just have to trust all will run smooth on the front end. I have been working like 30 hours up to 40 hours a week for the past month on this conference... whew! I am beat.
Julian moved out of his car seat today! Yay! Into the stroller and into the big car seat that stays in the car now! He's getting so big so quick, and what a cutie. He was smiling and BEAMING at all the ladies at church tonight. At one point, a young girl in the church came up to say hi to him, and he was looking the other way. I had to straighten him out and explain when a young lady comes to pay you some attention... buddy, you better return that favor! LOL.
Alright. Gotta run. The video took up a lot of time editing and posting. Sorry it's so blurry... stabilization feature didn't really help. I'll be writing from Salt Lake City next Sunday! Wish mommy support while I'm gone (I leave Wed night and will come home late next Monday night), and wish me health and peace as I power through the home stretch on this puppy!