Friday, December 19, 2008

Nolan's Christmas Program

Nolan is the second from the left on the front row. I was so proud of him. He sang every song and was the leader of the chorus.

He was very excited!

They told the story of the birth of Jesus.

The whole family was there including grandma in Rhode Island! (she was listening by phone)

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Pictures with Santa!

Nolan and Braydon took a picture with Santa. Braydon was sitting too long on his lap.

Braydon was off of Santa's lap real FAST! LOL At least they didn't cry like last year.

When Santa asked Nolan what he wanted for Christmas... Nolan said " A LOT".

Making Christmas ornaments!

They had a great time seeing Santa and all his elves!

Monday, December 15, 2008

A Day in the Park

Poppy, Uncle Mark, Grandma, Nolan, and Braydon had so much fun!

We had fun swinging!

Here are some more pictures to enjoy!

***I have pictures of Santa, Nolan's Christmas Program, and Christmas crafts, but the computer is acting up again and I will try again to upload those newer photos soon.***

Monday, December 8, 2008

Messiah College Reunion

On our way back from New England we went to my Hub's college reunion. They had a small museum in one of the Science Buildings. Here are a few pictures!

Me and the boys!

Giraffe anyone???

Nolan thought he was playing Diego... he loved the elephant!

~~~I have to download pictures of the boys from seeing Santa. Coming Soon!~~~

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Blog Award

I was given an award from Kelly at Booda's Business. Thanks Kelly!

Now to follow tradition....I am to give it up to 7 other people that I think have cool blogs!

Kathleen @ Chat with Kathleen
RubyEllen @ Memory Hunting
Julia @ Reasonably Well
Tanis @ The Redneck Mommy
Beth @ Jeff,Beth,& Elaina


Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Pappy has left the building.....we hope!

Well....I think we may have got Braydon away from the pacifier. He is now 2 1/2 years old. We have been "TRYING" to use it for night time only.

Here is the Ode To The Pappy that I made up a few months back.

When Braydon asked for it last night at bedtime, I told him Santa Claus took it for another little boy who needs it.

I thought he was going to have a screaming fit at me, but instead he just laughed and said "OK Mommy".

Hmmmm......we will see how this continues...

Be strong Mommy....BE STRONG!

Monday, December 1, 2008

My Christmas Wish....

I have a lot to be thankful for. I enjoyed the turkey with all the trimmings just like most did. However, in the back of mind I kept thinking of what was going on in India. The terrorists and hostages and all those innocent lives that were turned upside down. It is hard to believe that there are people out there that want to do harm like this.

A little closer to home is what happened to a 34 year old Walmart employee this past Friday.....just because we wanted a good bargain. Is this what Americans have become? Is the true meaning of Christmas suppose to be about who can get the best deal? We TRAMPLED the guy...just to save a buck???

And another story locally that rips my heart out. A man beats his seven year old to death with a steel mop handle. His five year old survived the incident. He is a monster. I feel no remorse for him. How can anyone do this?

My Christmas wish is for those who have lost their family members in violence, abuse, or other unnecessary ways to find peace.

I know I am still trying to find it for them...