Friday, September 28, 2012

Now That I'm Six and Chris is Thirty-five


...Now I am Six, I'm as clever as clever.
So I think I'll be six now for ever and ever.
                                                             --A. A. Milne

I loved my birthday cake by Grandma Ann!

Yes, I can blow out six candles!

And I love my soft Pooh pillowcase my cousin Jesse made for me. 
It's magic.
Sometimes it turns into a turban.

I'm magic too.
Sometimes I turn into a Pajama Bag and Underwear Ogre.
But only when I'm supposed to be sleeping.

And Chris had a birthday too.  I told him I thought he'd probably be thirty-five by now.
But he thinks he's nine.

He wanted a soccer ball cake.

Here are the spots.

And here are the lines in between.
Randall says they don't belong there.

But Chris said, "Who cares?"

It turned out perfect.
And I sang happy birthday to Chris...
and Mom...and Dad...and Randall...and Danny...and me...again.

Aren't birthdays great?

Saturday, September 15, 2012

The Better To See You With, My Dear

Wade's yearly eye exam this fall revealed that he is far-sighted with some astigmatism and needs to be wearing glasses all the time.  

So here he is new and improved!

We're still working on the "wearing them all the time" part!