"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step." -----Martin Luther King, Jr.
"An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet,regardless of time, place, or circumstance.The thread may stretch or tangle,but it will never break."
- ancient Chinese belief

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Better late than Never...

Wait, have I said that before?

Oh well, just so I don't forget my summer,

some of our highlights...

a visit from the Drafts

my gorgeous niece's graduation from high school

cub camp

the fountain- and a magic show

4th of July at the lake, Junie's 1st fireworks

a visit from the Straights, honored to have Donna here on her birthday

a birthday celebration for sweet Maddox

a new pet, Pumpkin

a visit to Mayfield Dairy

a trip to Babyland General...

and Helen, Ga for my birthday

our last visit from my niece before she goes off to college (sniff sniff)

our one year (and final) post-placement visit from our social worker.

we passed, and we get to keep her!

trips to the park

Gotcha Day, 1 whole year of Junie-love!

Gotcha Day celebration which included a SURPRISE appearance from the Drafts family! good job David and Beth for keeping this a secret from me! i could NOT have been more surprised!

double date birthday dinner celebration for my sissie and me

a visit from "the boston cousins"

so much other good stuff, too.

swim team (way to go, Ty!)

Braves game for the boys, 3rd row behind dugout!

Anniversary celebration

lots and lots of swimming with neighbors and friends

lots and lots of playing

movie time in basement
Ok, it seems it's been quite some time since last blogging. Don't really think ANYone looks at my blog anymore, so this is more for me. This post has been sitting in my "Edit Posts" since OCTOBER! :) Now that summer is almost here AGAIN, I thought I'd better post it. We did have a great summer. And the school year has been quite exhausting. These pictures are making me all the more excited for the lazy days (well, not so "lazy" in a household of 6, but more relaxed anyway!) of summer!

Monday, October 10, 2011

Video time!

Click here to see Junie-girl in action!

LOVE her response to "Does Mommy love you?"...

"Yes, Ma'am Mommy!"

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