Author Archives: John Arnesen

Christmas Piano Recital

Tara and the kids played great at their annual Christmas recitals. Check out the videos. Katie┬áPlaying at the Christmas Recital Right-click or ctrl-click on this link to download full-res video Grant Playing at the Christmas Recital Right-click or ctrl-click on … Continue reading

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Ellie Laughing

Here’s a recent video of our little girl laughing. She’s not one to laugh too often but her brother has a nack for making her smile and laugh. He’s always had that effect on people.

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New Portfolio Pictures – My First Wedding

Well, it’s official. I’ve done a wedding. I guess I can’t really say I’m a wedding photographer but I feel as though I’ve hit a big milestone fairly quickly in a hobby I only took up 2 and 1/2 years … Continue reading

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Where’s John?

We took advantage of the blossoms on the trees and took family pictures. We got some pretty great pictures of the family. Here is one I took as a joke. I bet you can’t find me. I’m hiding pretty good … Continue reading

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Watching Robin Rood

At our house, the Robin Hood Disney cartoon is synonymous with nap time. When Katie was very young, Tara and I would put it on, start watching it and fall asleep. In fact, we’d always seem to fall asleep by … Continue reading

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Fun Times at the Park

Yesterday we watched the Hohmann kids while their parents went to the Columbus temple. We decided that since it was such a beautiful day, we’d go spend some quality time at the park. It was so much fun. The kids … Continue reading

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Birthday Dishwasher

Our dishwasher was on its last legs. So Tara and I decided to replace it for our anniversary and for her birthday. Pleasantly, we didn’t take our usual 3 months to decide. We went to several stores and by the … Continue reading

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Musicals on Sunday Afternoon

One family tradition that we have kept alive are good musicals. Santa brings a new one in our Christmas box every year. This past year he brought Newsies. We watched it later that day and the kids loved it. The … Continue reading

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When my home teachers come…

Grant just said, “When my home teachers come, we’ll make some kermal (caramel) popcorn.” How cute is that! Other favorite phrases Grant says or used to say: I ‘disd’ obeyed. (sounds liked disobeyed) He means to say, “I just obeyed.” … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News

Well, today was a good day and a bad day. Potty training is like that. You are happy to be able to free yourself from the diaper bag. But boy, is it a hard row to hoe. I got a … Continue reading

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