Hintons 2015

Hintons 2015

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Our triple 8 weekend

We had a busy weekend that actually started on Thursday. A good friend of ours got married Friday so Thursday we were busy helping with the rehearsal and decorating for the reception. The wedding was beautiful, our family got to do the opening prayer and Maddy contributed her 'Amen' at the end.

Here are a couple of wedding pictures:

We also DVR'd the opening ceremonies in Beijing so we spent a lot of time watching that late Friday & on Saturday. I have to say that it was spectacular & I am so excited for China to have been chosen as the host country. All politics & human rights violations aside- it's really a honor to see Maddy's birth country able to be given such a privilege & to see the pride of the Chinese people.

I was so touched by Team China's entry and the little boy (Lin Hao) that walked with Yao Ming. He was a survivor from the May earthquake & a hero at that saving the lives of 2 classmates.

Here is a photo I found of that:

Lastly (GEEK ALERT)- we went to the Star Wars exhibit at the Science Museum. It was ok, but I was a bit underwhelmed.


Louanne said...

Howdy! Looks like you had fun. The Star Wars thing was here until mid-september. Did they have the science projects up that you could try out or the hover craft you could ride on? I enjoyed it when it was here, but it was fairly expensive for the average family in my book.

Amy said...

I thought the Stars Wars thing was OK too - Dave took a ton of pictures - I'm sure he'll do something cool with them on his computer. The wedding looked beautiful!

Jeff and Amy said...

Looks like a fun weekend and Maddy looks adorable in that little white dress, how precious!!!!

Tracy said...

The Star Wars exhibit looks so cool. I wish I could have gone, but with our vacation I just did not want to spend the extra money.

Tracy said...

Oh yes, and Maddy looks stunning in that white dress!