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  Atlanta Thrashers 4 - Montreal Canadiens 3
Saturday, December 12th, 2009
We all went to a Thrashers hockey game. This was a first for girls, since they have only ever seen Michael play hockey.
The Thrashers played the Montreal Canadiens, so there was some mixed feelings, but Mark has been a Thrashers fan for a while so we were defintely cheering on the Thrashers.
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  Thanksgiving in Clearwater - Beachcombing
Tuesday, November 24th, 2009
There were a few days where it was too cold to swim, but warm enough for some fun beachcombing. The kids found a baby stingray (salwater skeet) one morning, and another morning the found limes washed up on shore.
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  Thanksgiving in Clearwater - Waves
Sunday, November 22nd, 2009
We went to Clearwater Beach, FL for Thanksgiving week again this year. It was quite windy and we had a chance to play in the waves. The water was still quite warm.
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  Locks of Love Again
Tuesday, November 17th, 2009
Lauren and Lisa let their hair grow long and then donated their hair to Locks Of Love again.

 

 
  PTC Hockey U12 Red Team wins Playoffs
Sunday, November 15th, 2009
Michael's hockey team won their semi-final game on Saturday 9-1 to advance to the U12 division finals.
They went on to win the final playoff game 3-0 today.

 

 
  Halloween 2009
Saturday, October 31st, 2009
The kids went out Trick-or-Treating with with friends. Lisa went as a Nerd. Lauren went as a Hawaiian Hula Girl and Michael went out in his motocross gear. The rainy weather didn't dampen the fun, but it did make it a short night.
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  UGA Bulldogs soccer game
Sunday, October 18th, 2009
Mark and Lisa drove to Athens, GA to watch the Univeristy of Georgia (UGA) Bullgdogs Women's soccer team play against the University of Florida Gators. Lisa's soccer team was invited to the player's locker room and then to play on the field at half-time. Lisa was nervous about playing in front of such a large crowd (2000+) but had a great time.
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  Big dirtbike trip in the mountains
Friday, October 16th, 2009
Mark and Michael took another trip up to Highland Park in Cedartown, GA to do some riding in the mountains. This was Michael's first major trip on his new Honda CRF150F bike and the weather conditions didn't make for easy riding.
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  Lauren joins in on a motorcycle trip
Friday, September 25th, 2009
Michael and Lauren have friends (brother and sister) at school whose family owns some land about 10 minutes from Peachtree City. Mark took them there Sunday afternoon after church. Michael rode his new Honda CRF150F (on the trailer next to Mark's bike) for the first time and Lauren road her friend's extra 4-wheel quad.
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  New Honda for Michael
Monday, September 7th, 2009
Mark sold a couple of his motorbikes and used the money to buy Michael a new motorcycle. He found a 2004 Honda CRF150F on Craigslist, and he and Michael drove up to the other side of Atlanta to buy it this past Labor Day.

They spent the following weekend doing some maintenance on it together.
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  Lisa starts Laser/Lightening soccer
Saturday, August 15th, 2009
Lisa started playing for the Laser/Lightening soccer team. This is the first time she's playing without her Daddy as coach. She and couple of her friends from her previous team are playing together and are having alot of fun.
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  Toccoa River and Col.Poole's BBQ
Saturday, August 8th, 2009
We drove up to the North Georgia mountains again and went tubing on the Toccoa River. On the way home we stopped of at Col.Poole's BBQ for some deep south smoked BBQ.... yum!
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  Camping Trip 2009
Wednesday, July 1st, 2009
We decided to do a little camping (in a tent) at the F.D.Roosevelt State Park, not to far from here. We survived a rain filled weekend that included the attack of a million ants, a tornado warning and a wildcat fight just feet from out tent that woke us up in the middle of the night.
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  Summer Trip 2009
Wednesday, July 1st, 2009
We just couldn't manage the annual 24 drive up to Canada this summer, so instead we rented a cabin in the woods in the middle of Ohio and spent a week with Mark's mother and sister who drove down from Toronto. It was a 10 hour drive for them and about 12 hours drive for us.
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  Swim Team
Monday, June 1st, 2009
Lauren and Lisa joined the swim team this summer. They had alot of fun and did suprizing well bringing home ribbons from each of the meets they competed in. The 100 meter medley is the one event where then must swim 4 laps instead of the usualy one lap. Their coach asked who wanted to try, and since it was Lauren and Lisa's first time on the team, they didn't know any better and volenteered to swim those grueling events. We hardly expected them to be able to complete those long races, let alone do well in them.
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  Atlanta Thrasher's Hockey
Sunday, March 1st, 2009
Mark took Michael to Phillips Arena to watch the Atlanta Thrasher's play the Carolina Hurricanes. This was Michael's first NHL hockey game.
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  Winterbreak in Miami, Florida
Sunday, February 1st, 2009
We jumped in the van Friday evening after Mark finished work and headed to Miami to visit Reid, Kandy and Madison. We drove through the night and arrived at about 7am on Saturday morning, and while Mark had a nap, the kids went out hunting for lizards.
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  Lauren enters the world wide web
Thursday, January 1st, 2009
Lauren has entered the internet world with her new website: www.laurengoodall.com
She and Daddy programmed a fun little website that helps with her Science Olympiad project.

 

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