Great job Emma Grace!
Monday, September 27, 2010
Great job Emma Grace!
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Thursday, September 9, 2010
Andy would almost always respond with a list of a few of his favorites and then we'd have to get about the task of debating each one-carefully listing the pros and cons of each of his favorite options, including a football game in cool NC fall weather, drinking lime shakes in Koh Samui with some of our favorite friends in the world, or Charleston, West Virginia, where his family is. Each of these places is wonderful. But there is one that he and I would almost always agree on after our lengthy discussion of each option: Cherry Grove, North Carolina.
Andy's parents bought the house in Cherry Grove back when he was in high school. They have made the 8 hour drive from West Virginia on more weekends than they can count. They've put hours upon hours of painting, building, lawnscaping, decorating, and cleaning to make this spot a haven for their family. It is that for them, and for all who get the chance to visit. This spot has become one of my favorite spots in all the world. (This is the spot where I began to see Andy with new eyes our senior year in college!) We've spent time there as friends, engaged, married with a newborn, married with number two on the way, and now again, with our toe heads running around delighting their grandparents! Their beach home with it's tiny pool is an adult retreat and a child's dream come true. This weekend we made the LOOOOOOOONG drive up to spend a few days there with Tim and Kathi. It was all I remembered it being. Great food by chef Tim, fun conversations, catching crabs, finding "like a gazillion butterfly seashells (EG), " running and splashing with my kids and 2 of their favorite dogs in the world. Thanks Lord, for Cherry Grove.
Saturday, September 4, 2010
Because Emma Grace has started Preschool! We are excited for her to have the opportunity to attend preschool two mornings a week! So far, she's really liked it! We gave her several gifts to get ready for her big day! Hair bows, her first lunchbox, and a new pair of tennis shoes!
They are required to wear tennis shoes to school-I feel like they make her feet look huge, which makes me sad that my first born is so big already! We had a "trial run" last Thursday. She had an orientation and spent an hour with her classmates! These poses were totally EG's idea! On Friday she had her first real day! She did great! We are so thankful for a fun, safe, loving environment for our little girl to start school in. What a blessing. We love you EG and we look forward to seeing where God takes you!
For some reason blogger is making some of my writing look like links and I can't figure out how to change it. Oh Well!