We celebrated Nathan's 1st birthday in a BIG way today... complete with a construction theme! It fits his little personality so perfectly, that boy just loves getting dirty! It was a small group of us - just my Dad, my uncle, and a few close friends stopped by to wish him well on this big … Continue reading #74 Nathan’s 1st Birthday.
The day arrived, and our little man is officially a one-year-old. We all took the day off to spend together as a family. My uncle and my dad were also arriving mid-afternoon, so we wanted to make sure we were home for their arrival. Nathan greeted us this morning standing up in his crib, grinning … Continue reading #73 Nathan turns One.
When Nathan wakes up tomorrow, he will be a big one-year-old. This truth hit me like a bolt of lightning today, and I have been struggling to keep myself together since. When I picked up Nathan from school today, the door to his classroom was decorated with a "Happy Birthday, Nathan!" sign and pictures of … Continue reading #72 An Emotional Day.
It has been three years since I have visited my brother in Texas. In those three years, he has moved from Dallas to Houston, made multiple moves to different apartments, met his now fiance and is now planning their wedding. I was overdue for a visit. I was searching flights a couple of months ago, … Continue reading #56 BNA to HOU.
Today we tried out the new sidewalk that runs from our neighborhood to the local park nearby. My friend had told me she and her family had tried it out the day before, and it was an easy 20-minute walk to the park. The weather this weekend has been so wonderful, with temps in the … Continue reading #53 A walk to the park.
My brother. He may act big and tough at times, but he is the most sentimental, most sincere, and most loving person you will ever meet. He is getting married this September, and while I was perusing the website today I came across this: Katherine Marie Sokolow, the ex-Nicholson. My one and only, and … Continue reading #50 My Brother, Matt.
4th of July in our neighborhood looks like quintessential small-town American living. I absolutely love this holiday, and the party that our neighborhood throws is something that I look forward to every summer. The neighborhood organizes a parade in which the local firemen drive their fire truck through the neighborhood. The kids then follow the … Continue reading #49 Captain America’s Birthday.