Month: October 2009

Barbecue Thank You

The barbecue fundraiser at Reelsboro United Methodist Church went very well today.  Ali and I would like to thank everyone who participated — those who purchased plates, those who helped prepare and deliver plates, and those who made donations.  The proceeds will help offset the costs of Adela’s hospitalization earlier this year and her continued

At Nana and Granddaddy’s

We drove this afternoon to New Bern to visit Nana and Granddaddy for the weekend.  Tomorrow is the big pig-pickin’ they have planned.  It is suppose to help Mommy and Daddy with some of the bills.  Hopefully it will all go well.

Fall Decorations

We pulled out the fall and Halloween decorations today and Adela found a lot to play with.  She just loves pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns.  We now have a whole row of various pumpkin decorations lined up on top of our TV.  I think the best, though, are the two little trick-or-treat bags she now likes to

Gramma and Grumpa Babysitting

I had Gramma and Grumpa over to babysit today while Mommy and Daddy went out to lunch.  It was fun to have lunch with them and play for the afternoon.  Mommy and Daddy say I’m talking a lot more.  In fact, I can say whole sentences now, but I usually only talk to people I

Visiting New Bern and the MumFest

We visited New Bern this weekend since Mommy and Nana had booths at the MumFest (New Bern’s annual craft show).  Adela was very excited about both Mommy and Nana having “craft boofs”.  Mommy was selling “beads” (jewelry) and Nana was selling “garden fanfans” (Garden Fancies from her shop).  On Saturday, while Mommy was manning her

Back on the Formula

We decided to put Adela back on her formula a few days ago since she was seeming a bit sluggish lately.  She never really bounced back from her cold to where she was before.  Before the cold, she was excited about trying new foods, was running (well, walking fast) around the house, and just generally

New Shoes

Adela’s new shoes were delivered on Monday.  She had been wearing some of the classic PediPeds with the soft bottoms, however it was time for her to move to more of a traditional sneaker with a firm rubber bottom.  So, we ordered a pair of the PediPed Flex shoes.  They’re really cute.  It took her