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Thursday, August 5, 2010

Joseph's past year....

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.

5 comments:

Danielle said...

Jill...I can't believe I will be writing things like this about Eli in a couple of years. Can't believe he is so grown up!!

Tracey said...

This made me cry and smile at the same time. Stop time!!!

Mary said...

I have loved that kid since the day I laid eyes on him - he's special and no wonder. . .look at his sweet Momma.
xoxo!!

Anonymous said...

Joseph is the most unique boy, he's owns our hearts with his endearing smiles, laughs, jokes, and intelligence. He is precious, kindhearted, faithful to the Lord, loving his people unconditionally, always wanting to please, he is loyal to his belief's and the smartest 9TH year old we know. Another years, more memories to make...love you sooooo very much!

Anonymous said...

Joseph is the most unique boy, he's owns our hearts with his endearing smiles, laughs, jokes, and intelligence. He is precious, kindhearted, faithful to the Lord, loving his people unconditionally, always wanting to please, he is loyal to his belief's and the smartest 9TH year old we know. Another years, more memories to make...love you sooooo very much!