Celebrating Easter – a little late

Many of you know that Ricky’s cousin, Michael, was killed on April 8th. We were able to attend Easter services that Saturday night, but we found out about his car accident later in the middle of the night. Needless to say, we never got around to giving our kids their Easter baskets that Sunday. So we decided to surprise them this Sunday with their baskets. You can view some pictures and an adorable video at Picasa by clicking on or copying/pasting the following link:


Below is Kariss entertaining me earlier today with her version of the ABC’s in both English and French. Kariss’ fever finally went away on Thursday, only to have Britton come down with a 101.5 fever the same day! Both are feeling pretty good right now, though Britton’s still on the tail end of something. Please continue to pray for the entire Cone family.


Our ethnic children

We already knew Kariss loves to eat Japanese food, especially rize and gyoza. Tonight I made Chinese stir fry and I could not feed Britton fast enough!

Kariss’ new Ariel Swimsuit

Welcome to the Cone Home!

Well, we’ve finally been introduced into the world of blogging, thanks to our good friend and resident Google expert, Carolyn! She convinced us this would be a better means than monthly mass emails for sharing our news and recent family photos. I can’t promise nightly compositions and lengthly slide shows, but then you probably wouldn’t have the time to look at all that even if I had the time to compile it. So I can promise you brief family updates, amusing anecdotes, and ever-so-cute pictures of our two little ones that will be updated on a weekly basis.

Speaking of updates, Kariss has been sick the past two weeks and was running a 101 degree fever this morning, so please keep her health in your prayers.