First he wanted to glue on pompoms and I knew there is no way those were going to stick. So we tried stickers and the A with the skull was the only letter left when he came home from school. Next year we'll do better.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Hazel died January 4. There was no question as to whether I was going or not. The question was what to do with the kids. David's schedule is somewhat flexible so he was able to get Isaac ready for school and pick him up most days. Thankfully we have some great friends and neighbors that help us get our kids to school and let Isaac play after school at their house. This left Nolan, so I took him with me for a journey to SC and GA. He was a fabulous travel companion and even great at the visitation and funeral. It helped that there was a distant cousin for him to play with.
His first trip to a Waffle House because he wanted pancakes. It turns out the don't have pancakes unless you are a really cute 3 year old.
He had a nice rock with Aunt Betty at the visitation. She was so incredibly thoughtful. She brought a hotwheels trucks for him and even one to bring back to Isaac. The casket was beautiful made by the Amish and the rocking chair is made to match the casket as a keepsake. I found out that my grandmother was the 5th child out of 13. Aunt Betty is the second to youngest of the group. During the funeral I came to realize I have a Gibson nose.
Nolan had a fun time playing with his distant cousin Madison, which I find funny because I used to play with her mom and brother when I would visit GA.
Here's a picture of Robin, Madison's mom and my distant cousin, and myself hunting for Easter eggs. And here's Nolan passed out at Nana's house visiting with Karen, Mike, and Nana. We did get in a trip to see Gma, Gpa, Bob, Shannon, and Nicole too.
Friday, January 23, 2015
I asked him what he wanted to do on his birthday and he said he wanted to go to the capitol building and a museum. When they found out it was his birthday at the information desk at the capitol building they game him a special dollar that has a lot of information about Indiana on it.
After we finished touring the capitol building, we went on to the Indiana State Museum, where he got a smushed penny of the train int he background of this picture.
Then on to the Eitelijorg. Where he found some pennies on the ground, watched the trains, and building some walls in the prairie.
We finished the day by playing glow in the dark golf and walking around the mall. He said it was a very lucky day.