Joshua & his 'love' Ashley at our Christmas morn brunch.
Ohhhh!!, 'my' baby!!! all grown up. Sniff ... smile!
Joshua is the only child of our daughter, Cari, & our eldest kid-ling, of 3.
Christmas Eve at Emery's w/family
Tatiana ae 7
James ae 11 & Alyssa ae 3 (the kids cousins that we 'adopted' as our own)
Ansel ae nearly 9
Alyssa threw her arms up in the air & said w/such excitement & glee w/each gift she pulled from her package, 'Wow, Mimi! I like it!' , then would reach in for another gift. Love my girl ...
We always have her party later on because of her
Dec. 29th birth, so I went to 'play' with the kidlings on her day. Oh, how they love our little impromptu tea parties. Then we play cards .....
UPDATE ~ Each day is better ... I can nearly eat food again! WOO-HOO!!! I can now stay awake nearly the whole day ... Your prayers & sweet thoughts & notes have sooooo greatly warmed my heart & helped me mend. Love to you all ... Marydon
Haiti Update ~ Hernst, an in-law, lost a brother-in-law & cousin in the Haiti crisis. Jela, Cat's sister, lost her Port-au-Prince home entirely. Thank God, the family has not been affected moreso.