After reading Joseph his birthday blog post, he has kindly requested that we review his year as an 8 year old...so here goes:
Joseph's Past year and Happenings:
~spent the night away at a friend's house for the first time...Tom Eskew's house.
~took your first hiking/camping trip with Dad, Uncle Lee, Jordan, Presley, Royce and Anna-Joy to Panther's Creek in July
~went rafting for the first time over the 4th of July weekend
~received a ton of awards at school at the end of 3rd grade...you made us so proud
~took your second trip to Sea World in June
~took your first friend tag-along to the beach this Summer. you took Scotty Landmesser
~met one of your very best friends and next door neighbor...Logan Mayzurk.
~met another great friend...Keandre Briscoe
~started a new school and 3rd grade last August...Morgan County Elementary School
~started reading the Bible (currently on Leviticus)
~still love chocolate
~your favorite food that Mommy makes is my taco ring
~started writing your first (of many) novels: The Adventures of Captain Gummy Bear...Nana Terri was so impressed with it that she took it to her school and read it to her students. :)
~you currently want to be an author
~you read a classic...Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain..you read the short version and promptly requested the "real" version which you received for your 9th birthday.
~played your first season of basketball this Winter...Daddy was so proud!
~your favorite is still Chili's...and chick-fil-a of course.
~your favorite ice cream is chocolate...still.
~started 4th grade..yesterday. (can we believe he is already in 4th grade???)
~still the sweetest little kid in the whole wide world
~still melts Mommy's heart with his little crooked grin and big green eyes.