Esch Road - Lake Michigan Beach

Esch Road - Lake Michigan Beach

Friday, January 14, 2011

Happy Birthday Jennifer

Today I celebrate my daughter.  In just about 2 hours from now she will have been placed in my arms for the first time.  I was in love!
I can't believe that she is 36 years old today.  How did that happen? Isn't she suppose to be 10 years old and still playing with Barbies?  But instead she is a wife and mother herself.  Time sure does fly!  So today I pray that she feels loved by her family as we celebrate the day she was born!

Chuck & I are so thankful to God for the blessing of having Jennifer celebrate her birthday this year.  Last year was a difficult birthday celebration.  Jennifer was beginning to recover from a life threatening illness and we almost lost her to the battle of undiagnosed Hypopituitarism and Addison's Disease.  But God is faithful and he lead us to the doctor with a "fresh set of eyes" who put her in touch with the right set of specialist.  And we are thankful that she is continuing to be on the road to recovery. 

Happy Birthday to our amazing daughter....

Celebrating Jen's birthday at work!

Sunday, January 2, 2011

He's 12 today...and Scripture Memorization!

I can't believe that we just celebrated my eldest grandson, Andrew Mycale Thomas's  twelfth birthday today.  I can remember so vividly the day he was born.  I was his mom's coach for labor since we weren't sure if his dad would be able to make it home before his birth.  He did make it home, but he insisted that I still be the one to help her through the labor.  I am still thankful that I have been able to be in the room when my three eldest grandchildren were actually born.
What a blessing Andrew continues to be.  Who would have known that a grandchild would bring such joy to your life.  Andrew smiles, always.  He never complains, at least not to me, I am sure that his parents would have a different story, but after all I am grammie!  Happy 12th Birthday Andrew!  He is already counting how many days until he turns 13!

Tomorrow is back to work for me.  Not that I had a break for the whole 2 weeks, but I didn't go in as early and did take a few days off to be with family.  I work at a school.  I am not a teacher.  I work in administration.  I really am not looking forward to it, not that I don't like my job, I just am getting used to living a little more laid back life.  Oh wait, what exactly is that?  I am sure that is another blog posting sometime.

Good Night...6:00 AM comes early!