Thursday, July 30, 2009

peanuts & cracker jacks.

Summer to me equals three things...
baseball games.

My brother Ryan was lucky enough to sing
the National Anthem at a AAA baseball game.

The hubs and I brought Parkie along because Ryan
just happens to be his favorite person in the world!

Before Parkie could "hear" he would sit and watch
Ryan sing to him, in awe.
And of course at home he demands to
watch his YouTube videos.

HaHa! Fourteen year olds think its amusing you can spell poop with your hands.
ok. sodoi. :)


Blogger Metcalf's said...

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July 30, 2009 at 12:03 PM  
Blogger â™¥Aubrey said...

WoW!!! What a talent to be blessed with. The look on Parkie's face is priceless. He's in a trance :)
Ok...that was funny. Maybe i should start saying "What the poop". LOL

July 30, 2009 at 12:05 PM  
Blogger Metcalf's said...

A M A Z I N G.
So if there is one talent I majorly's SINGING. Mad props to your bro, he did great. And just for the record Ryan, I know what a P-hood holder is ;)
and Brooke, I know I say it all the time...U R Beautiful!

July 30, 2009 at 12:10 PM  
Blogger Lesli Watters said...

I just stumbled upon your blog yesterday and I really enjoy it. What a wonderful little one you have :) Here's to motherhood and feel free to follow me at


July 30, 2009 at 12:12 PM  
Blogger brooke said...

oh my gosh how fun!! i love love LOVE baseball games!! they are probably my number one favorite outing! especially night games!! oh how i miss watching the mariners at safeco field in seattle! i would move back in a sec! you have the spaceneedle and the seattle skyline on one side and the other mount rainer!! oooh!!!

yes parker looks like he is completely taken with that handsome young man!! and you my dear as always...look gorgeous!

July 30, 2009 at 1:17 PM  
Blogger jasmine said...

awww! that is so sweet!

and guess what?? i am in my HOUSE typing this to you - internet is all hooked up! hooray! i have missed you! now i can keep up with your beautiful blog. i see you've made some changes. i love it!

July 30, 2009 at 2:09 PM  
Blogger mrosev14 said...

Parkie does look just enamored with your bro! I loved the videos, the one of you two is adorable and he has a kick ass voice! Rock on little brother. I am so excited for Parker to be able to hear his Uncle sing. :)

July 30, 2009 at 2:11 PM  
Blogger Kyra and Terry Hoehn said...

how cool! go ryan! thanks for the swweeet comment. maybe next year you will get a quilt for your birthday, but no promises!! lol dude you gotta follow my blog, you mom is the only one right now!!

July 30, 2009 at 2:30 PM  
Blogger The Green Family said...

Oh my goodness. That brother of yours has some rockin pipes on him!! I remember Ryan singing in church as a little boy... he was great then and he's amazing now! And I love the picture of Parker watching him... I bet he looks at everything different now! How fun for you to watch him learn about all of the world's sounds!!

July 30, 2009 at 3:21 PM  
Blogger Girl With The Golden Touch said...

Hey Brooke :)

I left you an award at my place..go and pick it up!

I love these photos, Parkie looks SO cute!!!

July 30, 2009 at 3:39 PM  
Blogger Alicia said...

holla! girl where is your shirt?! i'm pretty sure i saw your shoulder!! oohhhh, i'm telling! tell ryan we love him!

July 30, 2009 at 4:24 PM  
Blogger Love&Marriage said...

Yay for Grizzly games! How did you endure the heat!!??

July 30, 2009 at 8:36 PM  
Blogger Jalene said...

Your brother is AAAMMMMAAAZZZING!!! Holy moly. He's totally going to be famous one day. And I love the part when he says he's a priesthood holder. Cracked me up! Haha.

July 30, 2009 at 10:30 PM  
Blogger --Heather-- said...

Too bad they were losing, looks like you had tons of fun anyways. Parker looks so happy, could here Hear Ryan sing? I bet it was an amazing experience! See you soon!!

July 31, 2009 at 12:32 AM  
Blogger Hannah :) said...

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July 31, 2009 at 5:18 AM  
Blogger Annie said...

Amazing! Your little brother has quite the voice! He did awesome!! Of course Parkie looks just adorable! You look so cute in the video;) Such a sweet family you have :)

July 31, 2009 at 5:40 AM  
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July 31, 2009 at 1:55 PM  
Blogger Hannah :) said...

how cute? Parkie is so sweet! :)
As for Ryan, he is single right? Well, he is about my age, does he have a blog/myspace/msn etc? Ask him if he wants a friend? ;)

July 31, 2009 at 2:00 PM  
Blogger Kristin said...

That's awesome! What talent. How are you a mama lookin' do good? We took the dude to his first game a couple months ago and he loved it!

July 31, 2009 at 3:54 PM  
Blogger Jeff and Eliza said...

Are you ever coming home? This is getting ridiculous!

August 1, 2009 at 5:36 PM  
Blogger Piracy and what not! said...

your my sister, parkers my nephew, and that was my brother singing? wow. I'm lucky.

August 1, 2009 at 7:20 PM  
Blogger Kara Ward said... brave to sing infront of all those people! Beautiful and talented!!!!

August 3, 2009 at 9:11 AM  
Blogger kelly said...

Ryan was so cute in that video!
PS I've known a few girls who've liked him, even though he "looks 2 and sounds like a girl" I love the bit with both of you about the priesthood too, he's right, some of us know!

August 3, 2009 at 2:44 PM  
Blogger Alluring Interiors said...

They were sooooo right over at BonBon Rose...This blog is awesome! Imma have to "stalk" you now!

August 4, 2009 at 2:26 AM  
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August 10, 2009 at 3:28 PM  
Blogger Carolyn said...

what!! your brother's all "yeah whatev, i have swoopy skater hair...YAWN. oh ya, and the voice of an angel."

i want to punch him in the face! he's too cute singing man in the his bunk bed ;) Love it.

Also it's so fun to imagine your little Parkie taking in the nostalgic sounds of a baseball game for the first time.

P.S. can you post a picture where you look ugly or something!? you know...for the rest of us ;)

August 10, 2009 at 10:07 PM  
Blogger Carolyn said...

brooke thank you SO much for nominating me for the mommy blogger award. You really should have nominated yourself!

I was so surprised, cause i have never even heard of that blog before. Basically i don't have a shot in hell....but i wanted you to know how totally sweet you are to think of me for that :)

and remember to vote, right ;)

hope you're having a great weekend!!!

August 16, 2009 at 12:53 PM  
Blogger Kristin said...

Hi Brooke, hope you're doing ok. Miss your posts!

August 17, 2009 at 9:20 AM  

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