That's right – as of yesterday Jeff and I have been married for 2 years. This last year has been memorable for so many reasons and I don't think either of us knew we'd be upholding our "for better or for worse" vow so soon into things — but such is life and I wouldn't trade it for the world. Happy Anniversary.

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And this week marks 13 big ones for the little guy — tomorrow will be 3 official months. We still don't know how we got so lucky to have such a sweet baby – we are having so much fun. Colt is moving more than ever — and really perfecting his "scooting". More than once this week I have gone in to get him up in the morning and he is on the opposite end of the crib than when I laid him down! We decided to get an Exersaucer so he could do his exercising sitting up — and so far he loves it. His little feet barely touch the bottom on the shortest setting – but he'll grow into it. He is still sleeping well and we think we deserve to see a tooth after all this drooling!

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We had company this weekend! John came up for an Honors College fair at the University and stayed with us Sunday night. Colt enjoyed hanging out with his cousin John – and all 3 boys had fun watching Sunday Night Football.

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We found him!  Here is a photo of John with his Dad's name in Senior Walk.

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This week I heard a song on the radio that made me tear up a little. Ray Stevens's "The Haircut Song". I know, I know – not exactly the kind of song that makes most people misty-eyed. But it's one of those 'sights and sounds' of childhood that brings back memories for me. When you're a kid, your parents' music is your music and my Mom and Dad had great taste. Ray Stevens, George Strait, Johnny Horton, Reba McEntire, Jerry Clower, Anne Murray. And I don't think I realized until I was a full-grown adult that that music had become part of me.

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And as I sat in my car on the way home from work this week, singing "You better get yourself a haircut – or a dogtag!" I started to think about what a cool thing it is that Jeff and I will be shaping Colt's childhood memories. I wonder what he'll remember? Will he remember sitting and watching football with his Dad? Or my singing to him when I rock him at night? I hope so.

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2 thoughts on “2 years and 13 weeks

  1. Love the “new site”!!!

  2. Love the new site! And Colt looks so big now. Tell Jeff I said hi!

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