Friday, November 28, 2008

New Life

A very good friend had her baby on Thanksgiving. Addison Elizabeth was born healthy and on a perfect day! Her mom, Andrea and dad, Rob are very proud first time parents. I was blessed today to see and hold Addison. Thank you for allowing me the privelege :).
She's perfect!!
Disclaimer: I think I spelled her name right ?!?

Friday, November 7, 2008

I'm Thankful for Adoption

I'm not sure my girls will be thrilled that I posted this picture but here they are in Africa. Bill took this picture while he was there. Aren't they little? I'm so thankful that the spirit of adoption is something that God has for us. I'm glad that he decided to do everything he does just for me (and for you).
I'll post current pictures of them tomorrow.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

I Am Thankful for Knights!

This is my knight in shining armor. He's quick with his sword and swift on his feet. He's getting so big. Cruz is doing well in kindergarten. He tells us every morning that he hates school but he gets up and gets dressed. When he gets home in the afternoon, he always has lots of stories about the day. I am thankful for Cruz.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

I'm Thankful for Flys

Isn't he the cutest fly you've ever seen? Brooks had to pick an insect to find facts about and to attend Mrs. Spider's Tea Party. This is the end result. Brooks is 6 years old and in 1st grade. He's a very intelligent boy who loves to read and to play lacrosse. He's my unique child. He definitely follows the beat of a different drummer. I love you Brooks!

Tuesday, November 4, 2008


Today, I am thankful for my husband's football team. I know that sounds crazy but the boys are awesome. Sometimes I could do without the parents but the boys are great. Bill and his team won the Doc Martin Sportsmanship Award. They were nominated by teams they had played throughout the season. It was awesome to watch them accept their award. So I am thankful that the time and effort that Bill has put into this team has come back in a great way. A life long lesson that the boys will take with them, sportsmanship. How to get along with others and deal with things that you'd rather not. These boys have gotten a seed planted in them. I hope someday that the seed will blossom for each boy. How are you thankful today?

Monday, November 3, 2008


I was reading another blog this morning about the things she was thankful for. She gave a challenge for others and I'm accepting it. I want to NOT rush this holiday season. I want to make sure my children know what and how to be thankful, even for the small things. So today I begin my once a day blog on things that my family are thankful for. Please accept my challenge to you and let me know or tell others of your blessings.

Today, I am thankful for my husband. Sometimes it's easy to forget all their needs and desires because we go through day to day life just "getting through". So I'm thankful for all the things he does day to day. He is the sole provider for our family. He works very hard making sure we have everything we need and lots of things we want (and there's a lot of us :)) He is a very smart guy. I'm thankful that he's full of common sense and and is able to think things through to the tiniest detail. He's a great dad! Thanks for working so hard for all of us. I love you.