Friday, April 04, 2014

Signs of Spring

I took a little walk around the yard this afternoon and found a few signs that spring really might actually be here.  Just take a look,
 These beautiful little flowers are the hedge behind our house.  The pink ones below are from a tree in the neighbors yard.
 Skylar picked this dandelion out of the yard.  I know it's a weed, but in my yard there are more of those than grass and flowers.
 The humans aren't the only ones enjoying the spring weather.
Take a good long look at that tulip.  It is the only one in the yard...and just minutes after this picture was taken the kid from down the hill helped himself to it.  Hope he at least gave it to his mom so that she can enjoy it. 

Thursday, April 03, 2014

My Baby Boy

is 14 today.  He isn't much of a baby anymore (I have been looking up to him for over a year now).  In fact he is quickly becoming a young man right before my eyes.  We gave him his present last night and I think it was a real "hit."

He is well on his way to becoming a one man band.  He plays guitar and trumpet.  He is teaching himself to play piano.  He has played around with bass some.  He can play the lap steel (which his poppy made for him). And now he has drums.  Who would have thought all those years ago when he pecked out Twinkle Twinkle Little Star on the toy piano that someday, he would play so many instruments?  I am very proud of the young man he is turning out to be - even on the days when he is a typical teenager...

Happy Birthday!!