Thursday, September 29, 2005

My Favorite Season.

I absolutely love this time of year! It was such a pleasant day today. The cool breeze in the air. The leaves are beginning to turn their wonderful fall colors. I try to point out all the wonderful colors to the kids. It just mesmerizes me!

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

I Admire Single Parents

My husband was away from home for one night. Just one night and I missed him greatly. I missed him because he wasn't here and I enjoy his company. I also missed him due to the fact that he wasn't here to help out with the kids.

I admire all the single parents and pseudo- single parents (those that have traveling for business husbands). I really don't know how you do it day after day. My kids are not necessarily difficult by any means but I do like having the helping hands around. Life is so much easier when there are two of us to share in the responsibilities.

Monday, September 26, 2005

My Steal from E-Bay

I absolutely hate to dig through my purse to find my cell phone. I know- a minor nuisance but one just the same.

I took a look on e-bay for a cell phone caddy and came upon the item I won with 5 minutes remaining. I won this item for $0.99, and that includes shipping! I LOVE great bargains finds! I love that it is Asian as well :)

Friday, September 23, 2005

His name is "Bud"

Delaney and I were playing this morning and she wanted me to "babysit" some stuffed animals for her. She brought a striped cat to me to watch for her. I asked her the cat's name and she said, "His name is "Bud"".

Why am I telling you this story? I have had one cat in my life. He was a striped cat named Bud. He died 14 years ago.

How ironic that she chose that name! We have never told her about Bud nor has she seen pictures of him.

I did show her a picture of him today. Delaney, thanks for reminding me of the awesome cat named Bud. He was a great cat!

Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Goodbye Tooth!

Well Joshua held on to his two top teeth long enough to have school pictures taken yesterday. Last night one was loose enough to be pulled. I think the other one will be following it in a matter of days.

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Halloween costumes

Well the children have picked out their Halloween costumes. I figured that Joshua would pick Yu-Gi-Oh and Delaney would pick Dora. Well their picks are below. What mother in her right mind would let her 6 year old boy wear such a terrible looking costume??? I guess that mother would have to be me :) At least I can admit Delaney is mine that night. LOL

Monday, September 19, 2005

What a Busy Life!

It is unbelieveable how busy life gets once school starts. We are busy most evenings and then we are busy on weekend mornings before I go to work as well.

I would love life to slow down enough for us to actually get to sit back and enjoy it. To take time to actually get a view of the true blessings we experience would be so nice.

Joshua is now wanting to do another activity during the week. He already has Tae Kwon Do on Monday and Wednesday. He has soccer on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. He is wanting to drop a day of TKD in order to go to AWANAS at church. It is such a worthwhile and fun group that I hate to say no. I guess we will just stay busy for awhile.

Delaney is not in any evening events yet. What happens when you have more than one kid in multiple events? Do you ever get to see your whole family together ever again?????

Weekend Fun

The potluck at church was a success. It was so fun watching all the beautiful children playing together. We met an older couple that said they had gone through the adoption process 40 years ago! Wow, adoption has come a long way since then!

I am looking forward to seeing the video presentation for our church's presentation. I pray that it moves another family this year to grow their family through adoption.

Friday, September 16, 2005

Tragedy in Bixby

I went to Bixby Schools all my life. Although I am not involved in the community, I still view it as my home town.

There was a tragedy during the homecoming parade this week. A mother helping a child on a float fell beneath the wheels of the float and was killed.

What a terrible tragedy! I feel for the family and for all the young children that witnessed this tragedy. I pray that the family and children receive the help and support they need after witnessing such a cruel death.

Oh if only we could protect our children from the cruel tragedies of the world!

Thursday, September 15, 2005

First Annual Adoptive Families Potluck

Arrow Heights Baptist Church101st And Elm Broken Arrow, OK

We invite all families that have been touched by adoption to an afternoon of fellowship.

On Sunday, September 18th, we are meeting from 12-2pm in the Gym of the church for a potluck dinner. Please bring your favorite dish to share.

Our adoptive families group at Arrow Heights has been growing and we are looking forward to many exciting events and ministries in the future. We are planning our annual Adoption Month presentation and are looking at ministering to other churches about the importance of recognizing and supporting adoptive families. Our goal is to spread the word about the precious gift of adoption.

For more information. please contact Kelley at

First day of school for the kids

It is so hard to believe that both kids are going to school now. Joshua started 1st grade in August and Delaney started 3 year old preschool in September.

They both absolutely love going to school. I pray that it continues as the years pass :)

I thought I would give it a go!

I love reading updates and seeing other family's websites. I have become somewhat of an addict.
Some I know personally and some I have never met but am connected to due to similiar interests. I actually feel like I know these people.

They are my cyber friends. I don't lack "real" friends, but do feel a connection to my cyber buddies.

I have met several friends through the internet. What a great invention that allows people from all over the world with similiar interest to unite.

So here it is... I hope you enjoy!