Monday, July 27, 2009

Micah's Birthday Party

Even though Micah's birthday was on the 17th, we just had his party this last sunday at the park at the end of our street:

Andre and Kristin made Micah's cake, it was not just a cake, it was a veritable structure! very tasty too....

Friday, July 17, 2009

We're Back!

Micah loves anything involving a ball, these days bats are his favorite, Joe is very excited that Micah seems to be a lefty so far, because according to Joe that gives him an advantage as a baseball player (and also means he takes after his great grandpa "Oso" whom we miss very much.
Micah and Joe playing with the cars that Aunt Mary and his cousins sent, Thank YOU!

Micah's new book (we're trying to expand his attention span when it comes to reading)

and its a........ another bat! now he has 5... this is out of control :).....

Today is Micah's Birthday, and I've decided that i will promise to post to this blog at least once a week, so those of you who have given up on it, please give me one more chance :)

We woke Micah up with a little cake (actually i think it was just a pile of icing with a tiny cake buried somewhere in there) and a couple presents, he was pretty groggy but very excited.

Micah is blessed with good friends like Eden and Lorien and his cousins whom he loves very much..... (piling on Joe below)

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Every day stuff

The kids (and a number of adults) had a great time at Jossy's party, complete with a bouncy House!

haha... pure joy

Jossy's soooo cute!

the girls in the hammock... Jossy kept closing her eyes, and Alexa and Lorien kept insisting on patting each other's head.

Micah looking very small.

This is my crew that i hang out with three mornings each week, Eden (5mo), Lorien (2yr) and "My Micah Moo" (as Lorien likes to refer to Micah..)

Bubbles, i just hope swallowing soapy water isn't that bad for us....

This is Micah this morning, he's into EVERYTHING! note the stains on his clothes that are a result of him finding a bowl filled with like 20 cherry tomatos and and then proceeding to pop open each and every one........ of course he has no interest in eating them.

Micah and Lorien watching baseball with their Red Sox gear!

Those shopping carts at Shaws are always a hit!

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

eating whatnot

it's always an adventure when it is time for Micah to eat...

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

summer whatnot

We wouldn't want to break the trend so... we waited awhile in between posts! Yeah, sorry... we get a lot of complaints that we are not 'responsible bloggers' if you will. Oops.

Well... pictures of the summer thus far: trip to Ocean City with the Ebersole Family, Micah's first taste of chocolate cake, and just hanging around the home in Beverly here...

pictures of Micah's first birthday party, family reunion and other whatnot forthcoming awhile so stay tuned...

Saturday, June 21, 2008

baseball and the beach

Micah is catching baseball fever...

he just needs to figure out how to play

we enjoyed a Saturday all to ourselves by going to the beach...

Sunday, June 15, 2008



lots happened the past few weeks! Micah is now walking all by himself... sorry that we don't have pictures of that, whenever Micah sees the camera he zones out. Anyway... following are pictures of friends coming to visit and going down into the city, Mom and Dad coming up for a week, and then just some random stuff.

I remember a time in my life when my life wasn't going anywhere, just living one day to the next without a plan or much thought to my future. I'd just gotten out of college and had spent a summer running around North Carolina climbing mountains, jumping off waterfalls and riding my bike... then reality began to set in that I couldn't do that for the rest of my life, so I went back to Pennsylvania. I guess for some reason I figured if I returned to a familiar place I'd be able to find some answers... wrong. But I did find, or rediscover, a family that cared about me and was concerned for me. And the Patton's took me in for a few months until I could get my head on straight. They helped me find a job and I affectionately became known to them as the 'basement dweller'. Up until that point the Patton boys, Jake, Dean and Gib in particular knew me only as their spanish teacher, but we became pretty close. The Pattons helped turn a turbulent and confusing time of my life into a blessing and good memory. So the whole Patton family was up for a visit a couple weeks ago and we spent a day together down in the city. All these pictures were taken on the USS Constitution. Micah went on a boat for the first time, he thought that was pretty neat.

another recent visit we had was with Mom and Dad just last week... we got to see them for a whole week. It had been almost half a year since I got to see my folks. And they were especially excited to see Micah. I've noticed that Micah recognizes and likes all his grandparents, but is particularly fond of his grandfathers. We went to the children's museum and ate out at Woodmans in Essex together.

and just this past Monday was Angela's 26th birthday ... yeah!

a couple more pictures, and then that's all for now...