Sunday, March 31, 2013

Easter Dinner 2013

Crockett and the cowboy

David thought the colors were "so beautiful" (his words)

Lining up for Easter baskets

Birthday cake, a day early, by Gram

Easter egg hunt

piano with Uncle Brian

Happy Easter!

David is on the case.

Friday, March 29, 2013

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

A visit from Granddaddy

and Nana, to whom John is blowing kisses.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Bubbles with Aunt Sandy

She's a great hostess and an even better neighbor.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Thanks to Uncle George...

...we get Curious George, the Complete Works, EVERY night, cover to cover before bed.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Check out my belly!

John's tired, but not too tired to be cute with that sweet belly. Shirts can't contain it! Time for his mama to upsize his clothes. Thank goodness for hand-me-downs from David!

Monday, March 18, 2013

Hail Storm!

You'd never know that David was being pelted by marble-sized ice pellets from the way he smiled and danced around. His Mama went inside because they hurt when they hit her. We let him collect a cup of ice for the freezer so he could tell his dad about it when he came home.

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

And happy anniversary to Aunt Sarah and Uncle Brian!

Friday, March 15, 2013

Fr. Dan's famous!

And also knowledgeable about St. Patrick's Day.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Sweet kisses from Mama

She's tired from a long "Spring Break" week, but still manages to spread the love. We love her back!

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

A sign of things to come?

Tonight the boys actually fought over the bath water coming out of the faucet. Sheesh...

Monday, March 11, 2013

Sad day in Verona

The old Sample homestead on Palmetto Road in Verona burned to the ground this afternoon. Not much is known for sure at this point concerning cause, though it would certainly appear to have been set. M.A. and Aunt Da are sad as they remember many fond years at their "summer house" in the country. David, Jimmy, and Ned picked daffodils (visible in first pic) for Mary Beth from the front yard here just two weeks ago.

Upside down

David now likes to watch tv upside down. Hopefully, it'll be a quick phase.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Join us for cake on March 31!

John's first birthday isn't until April 1, but with lots of family in town for Easter dinner, we'll celebrate in Valdosta a day early. Join us if you're nearby. Presents are not necessary. An appetite for cake is! (The fine print says lunch is at 1:30 and cake is at 3:00.)

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Train Songs

I've been working on the train song playlist. It still has a ways to go, and I need to reorder it, but here's the start. Suggestions welcome. Since it's for David, primarily, train songs need to be lively. And, preferably, bearable for parents to hear.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Thanks, Gram and Big Daddy

David loves stickers! He likes to take them all off the page and wear them at once.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Monday, March 4, 2013

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Happy Birthday, James!

John enjoyed visiting with Alex over a cold beer.
All the Batmen(and women) lined up for a couch photo.
David continued his streak of being envious of all his friends with train sets. The Easter Bunny needs to take note.
Even Ned was envious of a toy James had, because it had first belonged to James's dad, and Ned had one just like it as a kid.
Team Mitchell enjoyed a Batman birthday party Saturday afternoon for our friend, James, who is turning four today. A good time was had by all.

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Friday, March 1, 2013