Tuesday, June 24, 2008

I've Been Tagged!

B*birthday-March 3rd
C*candy or cake-I would say cake!
D*dessert you love-Strawberry Shortcake (Anything strawberry)
E*easiest person to talk to-Sean
F*favorite song-since it changes all the time... Not gonna lie, I love the David Cook song "Always Be My Baby" It's so good!
G*gold or silver-silver
H*habit- hmmm...is shopping a habit? Cause I do it all the time!
I*instruments you play-Violin and piano
J*Job title-Well, currently it's a Lazy Bum. On July 29th I will be a teacher! :)
K*kids-none yet...hopefully soon!
L*love or lust-LOVE
M*Married, single or taken-Married and loving it!
N*next to you- My cell phone and a water bottle
O*one wish- That I won't go crazy my first year of teaching and won't get sick
P*person you called last- My mom
Q*Quotes- Hmmm... not sure
R*reasons to smile- When Sean gets home from work!
S*steak or pork- Steak
T*turns you on- Is this appropriate!? ha ha!
U*unique talent- Well, it's weird, but I can fold my ears in. Totally not normal but there is hardly any cartilage in my ears.
V*vegetable-Corn or green beans
W*woke up at what time- 9:00 (That's what happens when you are getting a sinus infection and took some good medicine the night before!)
X* x-rays you've gotten- Well, I have had an X-ray on my hip area because the doctor was checking for all sorts of things. It was followed by an ultrasound on the same area. Probably not necessary but I can say I've had one!
Y*your favorite color- My favorite color changes with my mood. I love purple, pink, blue, yellow, red...pretty much all colors.
Z*zodiac sign-Pisces

I tag Sierra and anyone else who enjoys filling these things out!

Saturday, June 21, 2008

Angelica's Dance Recital

So, our amazingly talented niece had her last dance concert last Saturday at Red Mountain High School. She has been dancing since she was really young (as long as I can remember and I've known her since she was 3)! She did an excellent job and we are so proud of her! Here are a few pictures that we took after the concert. I didn't want to take any pictures during the show considering that I'm not sure it was allowed.

This is Angelica right after the dance recital. It was too cute! Through out the whole recital she kept looking down at all of us and smiling. She is so good at dancing. Her and Sean have dance off battles...which are quite humorous, I might add. (Ps. Sean dances, for anyone who doesn't know. He took Campbell's when he was younger and the natural rhythm and coordination has stuck with him. In fact, anyone who went to Mesa High during 2002-2003 school year, remembers the infamous dance performed by him and some buddies at the Euporea concert. It was great! I'm pretty sure that I fell in love with him all over again when I saw it!)

This is Sean, Angelica, and I. No, we are not that short and she is not as tall as us. We were kneeling! Of course, she is pretty tall for her age, but not that tall! :)

Would you say they look alike? ha ha! We laugh because Sean looks like he was adopted when seen with his dad. Yes, this is how we get the Ortega last name. I promise there is Mexican in Sean! :)

Here is Angelica, her grandma (Sean's mom), and tata (Sean's dad). I am really sad because I didn't get pictures of the proud parents! So, here are the proud grandparents!

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Tournament in Payson

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Anyone that knows my dad knows that he is a huge baseball/softball fanatic. (Along with hunting and anything involving outdoors...eww!) Since he got 4 girls and 1 boy (who I might add is not a sports player...nor is he a hunter) , he made it a point to make his little girls sports players. My mom tried to throw her forte at us (which is music) and I'm pretty sure that my little sisters ran with my dad's wish. They are great little ball players! They play on a year round club team and are so fun to watch. Back in March, Aubrey, the oldest of the twins, broke her leg and has to take a break from the madness until she heals completely. It is sad for her to not be able to go and do the thing she loves, but we know that she will be stronger and will work harder to get back on the ball in a few months.

This last weekend, their team, The Sun Divas, (not to be mistaken with the Sun Devils who just won the World Series) had a tournament in Payson. Since I just didn't get enough of Payson area with girls camp, Sean and I decided to go and watch their games.

This is Aubrey who broke her leg. See the sad look on her face! jk She just wasn't ready for the picture. Sean and I had a great time and the weather was awesome!

Here is the all-star pitcher at work! She did very well and only one girl got a hit off of her. My dad and her pitching coach works on her with her risers, curves, change-ups, etc. and she is becoming a really good pitcher. Way to go Sierra! All in all, their team won both games. We were a little nervous on the second game due to some in field errors, but we came out with a win. Sierra hit home run (which was her first)!

After the games, we stopped by Camp Geronimo to see my uncle and his family. They work there every summer and live in a little cabin up there. It brought back memories for Sean as we went to the trading post and other places he remembers while being up there. I am proud of my little sisters for their hard work and dedication! They are great athletes!

Here are some more pictures:

Thank goodness for our official chair holder. :) I love you babe!