I have been trying to catch up on my blog reading tonight. I was away for the weekend with 8 wonderful teenagers (I can say that when they are not mine) at a SGA state convention, so I haven’t had much time to read. I read multiple blogs, 60 plus, so it can take awhile to catch up-I know it’s crazy! But most of them are photography blogs so I am able to claim that I am “working” while taking in all of the wonderful pictures. While reading tonight I came across the same theme multiple times, and that was “life is good” and man o’ man, is it!
PIPER!!! I don’t have kids yet so I am allowed to be crazy about our furry kids! That being said Piper is two today- yippee!! We have loved every minute that she has been in our home. I was really crazy before we got her and got to know the breeder before she was even born. So when she was born (I practically did Cartwheels) I got to see weekly updates in the form of pictures- what could be better than tiny puppy pictures? I still have all of those pictures, like I said I am crazy (but not super crazy like some people). I was so excited the day that she was born and the day that we finally got to bring her home. I will leave you with some “birthday” pictures that we took in the front yard before the sun went down. She had a really good but busy day, aside from hurting her eye- which was an accident. Go figure, the kid goes and gets herself hurt (noticeably hurt I might add) before Mom wants to take her birthday picture. I don’t think that she could get any closer to real kid by doing that…
I received an Easter Card in the mail today from my Grandma and Auntie Deb, have I ever mentioned that I really enjoy mail? If not- I do, so it was really exciting to get it. But the best part was that they put stickers in it for me, and not just any stickers- sparkly PUFFY stickers. It has been ages since I have seen a puffy sticker much less received one and especially not in mail. It makes me smile every time I look at it. I really miss them and wish they weren’t so far away.
Last Friday Jamie and I got the pleasure of watching Leyton while Nan and Jeremy attended a friends wedding. It took us a while to get used to each other, and for Jamie and I to realize that when they said he likes to move all the time that they really meant ALL of the time! We had fun hanging out with Leyton, taking him for walks in the pouch/ jumper thing (which he crashed in- twice), and introducing him to Piper. I have been meaning to post these pictures but things have been crazy.
Late Wednesday night Jamie and I returned from a much needed vacation in Chicago. We had bizarre weather (sunshine, snow, wind, rain- the works), enjoyed the company of dear friends, enjoyed great food and well just plain relaxed- it was amazing!! We enjoyed all every minute of our trip and were envious of all of the culture and the sites that you get to see in Chicago- Orlando is really lacking. We even enjoyed the 6 inches of snow that we got- you can enjoy it when you don’t live in it. Enjoy the pictures, some of which are self portraits- the product of a vacation with just the two of us.