Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Kanyon's Famous Peeps

Remember this guy at Halloween??

Well, our friend Cassi called one day a few weeks after Halloween and said she had the most random and cool thing to tell me. It went something like this: (It has been a while, so Cass, if I don't get all the details right, feel free to correct me!) Cassi works with some guy who was an Olympic swimmer back in the day and now works with the US Swim Team in some way, maybe like marketing or something...can't remember exactly. Anyways, Cassi saw our Halloween pictures and thought they were funny and thought her friend at work would appreciate it since he was a former swimmer and just the kind of person who would get a kick out of a baby in a speedo. So she emailed him the picture. THEN he called her back and said that he loved it so much he sent it to Michael Phelps!!! SOOOO Michael Phelps got a big enough kick out of it that he sent Kanyon an autographed poster! In all honesty, we're not 100% on the authenticity of the autograph, but who cares! He sent him the poster!!! So, thanks to Cassi we have a great new poster!!! We've actually had it for a while, I just keep forgetting to blog about it. And could you please pretend you're reading this BEFORE the whole Phelps with the bong pictures emerged on TMZ!! Thanks.


OK the next one actually started back when the twins were born. My cousin Julie is a news anchor in Waco, so she got to do a lot of coverage of President Bush since his ranch is right outside of Waco. Anyways, Julie eventually got to be friends with people close to the prez and when our babies were born, she told them about their birth. We got a part hand written/part typed official for real signed letter from President Bush sending his condolences on the loss of Jayde. THEN a few days after his 2nd birthday, we receive an envelope addressed to Master Kanyon Phillips. From none other than George W. himself. Another hand written/typed letter wishing Kanyon a happy 2nd birthday.

No way I was letting him touch the real letter, but this is the envelope.
So, pretty much Kanyon is famous. If you'd like a play date or a chance to hang out with him, Have your people call his people. Ha ha.

16 comments:

Sydni said...

Wow! We knew he was really cool....!!

Mindi said...

I think my favorite thing about that post is his perfect cheesy smile for both pictures. That boy knows what to do when the camera is in his face!

erin f. said...

WHAT! That is awesome. I am so impressed with Kanyon's fame.

CamMelBrown said...

lol that is awesome!

sharon said...

amazing! kan IS the man. i have GOT to meet this kid. :)

Mark and Melissa Taylor said...

That's awesome!

kt said...

I know a professional bass fisherman sponsored by Kelloggs who would love to join the list of famous people Kanyon Phillips has inspired..Mr. Jim Tutt

karen

Holly said...

I feel special just knowing Kanyon :)!

cassi rash said...

We all know he is one special little boy! Yeah, I expected the signature to at least have some sort of message to Kanyon, but what can you do. Shaun is the marketing guy for my office. He lives in Austin and is also Michael Phelps' marketing/PR guy. And we all gave him A LOT flack about the "bong incident". Hope y'all are doing great!

Anonymous said...

We didn't know we were reading a blog of someone with such connections!!:) That is soooo cool! Peggy C.

Jodi said...

I mean, I always KNEW klp was cool, but WOW! He may now be the coolest person I know!! :)

Olson Family said...

THAT IS AWESOME!!!!! Kanyon is one loved little boy!

Chelsa said...

go kanyon :) what a sweetie, love the pics!!

we have a little something in common... we both have little boys (well mine is 4, but ya get the pt). we have both lost a child (we lost andon in feb. of this year)... and now we're both EXPECTING!! :)

pruittsplace said...

so... exactly what kind of guys gets his kicks from looking at babies wearing speedos?
hmmm...

Silverthornes said...

haha - he has some serious connections!!

Hicks Family said...

Somehow I missed that picture at halloween, but that is great!