Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Just Regular Life

On Thanksgiving morning we had breakfast with Andy and Suz and then spent the rest of the day with my mom and dad. Dad was really alert that day, and he was even able to join us at the table. He's on a feeding tube, so he's not able to eat, but he sure was eyeing up the food we were all enjoying. Thanks to Andy and Suz for letting us come over and use your house for our big turkey dinner. It was a really nice day for us.

A couple of weeks ago we went to see Travis' great aunt. She's 93 years old!! Doesn't she look good? She lives in an assisted -living apartment. It's a really nice little place and she has everything she needs right there. Aunt Mary is very special to us. She never had any children of her own, so she has treated us all like her own grandchildren even though we really belong to her brother (Trav's pappy). She's just like all the other grandparents (sending money and cards on your birthday and Christmas). I even lived with her for a couple of months before we got married. She had never met Kara, so we took the children to see her.

Sam is growing up so fast. He'll be three next week. Even though he requires so much energy and prayer, we could never imagine our lives without him. By the way, if you read about him back in the summer destroying our computer keyboard, you'd be surprised that now he plays on the computer using the online games from noggin.com. He doesn't even rip the computer apart while he plays! Here's a funny picture from Sunday afternoon. He had gotten a couple of Happy Meal toys from McDonald's and wanted them to watch him play his computer games. He set them all up and made them "watch" him play.

Samuel is even learning how to play with Kara now without making her cry every time. =)

Our sleeping beauty...


Don & Katrina Hines said...

What a beautiful family! Thanks for sharing a touch of your holiday with us. I'm glad you've had some time "off" to spend with family and to get some much needed rest! Love and miss you! I also overlooked a conversation between you and Sarah - your coming in April! YEAHH! Keep in touch! I've got to see you then with my big o' belly matching the "big butt walk"!

Love & Miss you guys!

jeileenbaylor said...

your dad looks so good in that picture--what a blessing!

And you all look so great together. I am looking forward to coming home soon.. maybe we will be able to see you guys :o)

p.s. Can I get your address? Juliebaylor@gmail.com

Ben and Carissa said...

I can't believe how much Kara looks like Sam! I can't wait to see pictures of your train cake! You will be amazed how easy and fun it is. Good luck, Becky-home eccy. (How do you spell that??) Love ya!!