Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Halloween, Football, and Voting

On Halloween there was a harvest festival at the church annex. The harvest festival Bill and I had gone to up in Wasilla had been without costumes. But we found out shortly before the one here that most people, children and adults, dress up in non-scary costumes. We scrambled to find costumes and finally came up with some from our own clothes. Bill is a cowboy, of course. And the best thing I could come up with was getting my old nursing uniforms out and dressing up as a nurse (I have actually been missing my job a lot lately so this was a treat for me!).

Last year when the Finley's thought we were having a boy, they bought this pirate costume for our baby. It has been in my gift box since then. So when Marie needed a costume for the harvest festival, I knew just where to go. I know that traditionally girls are not pirates. But I must say that, for a girl, Marie makes a very good pirate.

Saturday rolled around, and there's no guess as to what we were doing in the Williams house - watching Georgia Football!!! Unfortunately, Georgia was doing so badly that it really wasn't much of a game. Marie thought so too. She got tired of watching them make mistake after mistake, so she just went to sleep.

Voting day was a family experience. Marie did fall asleep on the way there, but we went on anyway.

Even though Marie was asleep, I cast her ballot for her. She had told me previously who she wanted to vote for. I was sure to get her an 'I voted Today!' sticker for her to show everybody.


Hattie said...

That's the cutest little pirate I've ever seen!

James and Andrea said...

Neat! I'm glad you guys have a blog. Marie is so beautiful and growing so much. I will be checking in to see the great pictures and hear more about your lives down there.
God bless.

Paden Family said...

Just noticed you had a blog. Welcome I look forward to leaving messages. And I think Marie was a very cute pirate.