• a kite

    *written april 10, 2008. sorry it took awhile to post! amelia made a kite at school. she talked about it for days. some of her friends had already taken their kites home, but her kite wasn’t quite finished. she was so excited to run with her kite as she had seen her friends do. she was so excited to have a kite like daddy and gramps do when we go to the beach. and finally on monday, her kite came home. when i got out of the van to get her from school she came running, yelling, “i have my kite, i have my kite!” “oh, that’s so exciting!”, i…

  • wilbur turns five

    and other smith family news wilbur turned 5 this week. can you believe it?!? he came home when he was just 2 years old. he’s tall, silly, and quite rambunctious. i’m told he’ll grow out of that when he reaches 8 or 9. i don’t know if i can wait that long! we celebrated his birthday with the 5 of us one night, then family and close friends donny and jennifer the next night. too many presents were given, as usual! but all three kids are enjoying them so i guess it’s okay. #1 present, at least in my book, a new big boy bike from josh and i. he…

  • it is in

    but since josh, his brother ben, and his dad pretty much had to lay it totally on its side, we’ve been told we can’t turn it on for 24 hours. goodbye popsicles. goodbye reese’s peanut butter cup ice cream. sorry i didn’t eat you sooner.