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Thursday, April 8, 2010

Bottom of the List

I was looking through our friends blogs and noticed that our blog is at the bottom of everyone's list, and I was thinking that was a weird coincidence. Then I noticed why... It's in recent update order. Which means I have abandoned our blog for too long. So, in attempt to see our blog at the top of everyone's list, I will update! Let's see, We have celebrated Birthday #2 for Spencer, and Easter, and big life changes coming for our family.

I will begin with his birthday. Spencer turned 2 on March 10th. I didn't want a big birthday bash or anything, since he tends to have anxiety with a lot of people, so being the considerate mom that I am, I decided to keep it to just family this time around. Well, I guess I didn't consider the fact that I have a LOT of family around here. He has 5 cousins that live here and 7 Aunt and Uncles nearby. He thought that was still too much. So, we ended up having tears at the end of his birthday anyway, but I think he enjoyed it for the most part, mainly the fact that he got to just run around with his cousins. I don't have a lot of pics to put up of the party. My camera told me I had 3 bars of battery left, but it really meant it was dead. So, my sister took all the pictures and I'll have to get them from her later.

We did Easter here in Dallas with all my family in town. I was really excited for Easter this year with Spencer. He's a year older and understands simple directions a little better, so I thought he might actually get into this time around. Last year he would pick up the egg and throw it like a football,or would put them in the basketball hoop.(For some reason he thought they were sports balls.) This year, he was a little smarter and he would pick up the plastic egg, open it up to get the candy out, then ate the candy, and then would put the egg in the basket. We let him do that little procedure for about 4 eggs to which he then decided to ditch the basket altogether and just proceed to open eggs and eat the candy inside. We decided this wasn't quite the year either. Maybe next year he'll have more patience to gather his eggs THEN eat the candy later and more sparingly.:)

Our other big news is that Joseph is finally going to Law School! We've decided to attend Baylor Law School in Waco, they awarded Joseph a Full tuition scholarship and we feel like he could really succeed there and reach the goals we have for our little family and after prayer feel like this is where the Lord really wants us. We've requested to attend a quarter early and go in the summer. Which means we'll be leaving Dallas, our home for the last 5 years, in just 3 weeks! I'll be very sad to leave Dallas and family, but we'll only be less than two hours away and be able to visit lots of weekends, especially me, since Joseph I'm sure will be very busy with his studies. We're headed towards big changes and very anxious to begin!:)


Corrine said...

FUN! that is a big change! But it really isn't that far! Good Luck with it all!!!!

Lindsey Walker said...

How exciting! Congrats!! WE will sure miss you guys. You are leaving so soon, that is crazy. Do you want to get together with everyone before you go? We are really happy for your family, that is awesome!