Tuesday, December 18, 2012

christmas is coming

well christmas is almost here again. wow!! seriously?!! where did a year go? a WHOLE YEAR!!!
it's been a big year.

here is a bit of review:

  • January: We went to SC & suffered through a vomiting child all the way home & everyone got sick within quick succession. Rachel infected her recently cut out wisdom teeth wounds. It was very unpleasant.
  • January: Asher celebrated his 5th birthday. 
  • February: Rachel celebrated her 17th birthday.
  • February: We re-homed Readen, our cocker spaniel, since she was fighting with the other dogs.
  • February: We were shocked by the death of Whitney Houston.
  • March: Found out Ruth was coming!!
  • April: Had a long round of bronchitis & croup run through the house.
  • April: Esther celebrated turning 3.
  • April: Abigail celebrated turning 7.
  • May: Clay & I celebrated 19 years of marriage.
  • June: Sadly, Mr. Simmons passed away at almost 76 years old.
  • June: We went to Nashville & Memphis, Tennessee for a family vacation. Graceland was awesome.
  • June: A vicious bout of Strep Throat ran through the house.
  • June: SCOTUS upheld Obamacare! (Boo SCOTUS!!)
  • July: Elizabeth turned 13 and went to New York City with Clay to celebrate.
  • July: We picked up our 2 sweet bunnies: Dynamite & Diamond
  • August: Clay celebrated his 48th birthday.
  • August: All the kids & I were in a accident in the van. My first ambulance ride!!! 
  • August: Asher went on his first airplane ride.
  • August: Rachel and I killed a lot of snakes!!
  • September: Asher learned how to ride his bike with no training wheels
  • September: Rachel started her Senior year of high school.
  • October: Ruth Eleanor arrived.
  • October: I had my first limo ride ever.
  • November: I had my 42nd birthday.
  • November: Levi celebrated turning 2!!!
  • November: Barack Obama was re-elected as President...to my absolute horror.
  • November: Went on a visit to GA/SC for Thanksgiving.
  • December: Received my 2013 seed catalogs! 

So those are some highlights of 2012. I'm sure i'm missing tons & i couldnt put it all on here...the happenings of this year.
looking forward to what next year holds.

in the meantime:
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

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