A Weekend Full of Fun

Since there will be much to document this week, I thought I’d slip in a quick update on our weekend that included a homecoming halftime, good time with dear friends, a camp fundraiser AND Monster Ball!!  I just love fall…the cooler weather, the fun festivities and all the yummy comfort food!  🙂

Max had the honor of being a member of the 2016 Homecoming court.  The football game and crowning of the queen happened on Friday night.  The king is crowned at the dance which isn’t until November 5th so Max can’t hang up his royal hat just yet.

The little prince with the Homecoming prince!



Prince Max and Princess Joanna
The traditional convertible parade!

Rolf, Rudy and I headed down to LA Saturday morning for the annual Camp del Corazon Family Festival & Reunion fundraiser.  Thanks to the generosity of “Team Rudy”, we were the 2nd top fundraiser!  Woo Hoo!!!  Way to go Team Rudy!

2nd Place fundraisers!!
Celebrating with Lisa Knight – Camp del Corazon co-founder!
It’s always a huge encouragement to connect with Rudy’s former CTICU nurses…
…and HLHS survivor Jeni & her husband Nick!!

Then, on Sunday, we went to the annual Monster Ball party with many of Rudy’s special needs buddies and the UCSB Gauchos!

Rudy getting some pointers from Gaucho Alex.
Rudy and Alex met last year and had fun reconnecting!
Rudy has quite an arm…
…and swing!
Thank you Gauchos!!

The Gauchos’ head coach has a son and daughter who went to preschool with Rudy.  Shortly after we arrived, Coach brought his son over to Rudy to say “hi”…his son took one look at Rudy and said to his dad “That’s not the same Rudy!”.  Ha Ha  I LOVE IT!!!

Olivia and Wilson had big weekends too…

Olivia ran in the Mt. SAC X-Country Invitational…
…and Wilson competed in the Task Force South Ranger Challenge competition. His team finished in 1st place earning them a trip to Ft. Lewis in a few weeks for the next round of competition.

It was a big weekend for the whole family.

Next up?  Rudy’s triennial IEP meeting tomorrow, cardiology appointment on Wednesday, and a visit to the pumpkin patch on Thursday!  Yay Fall!!  🙂



2 thoughts on “A Weekend Full of Fun

  1. Full fall!!! Congrats to the handsome Max!!! I think Rudy is the most famous person I know 🙂 Love you all!

  2. lots of fun business Max is a stud and Rudy as usual a special love.
    Hugs also to the cross country queen and the first class ranger !!!!

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