Wowzers! It's been so long since I updated this thing. We have not had a single dull moment. Let's see. T has been very busy trying to fix vehicles and computers, our vehicles and others computers, besides work. I'm still working and going to school. A is engaged to P and they will have a June wedding. She just got promoted to full time at work and is excited about that plus going to school. J just got a job and today was his first day of orientation. He is doing well in HS. R is busy with babies and getting ready to move. JT is going to recruiter school next month and R and the babies will come here. We don't know where they will be stationed after that but we're praying it's much closer to us. Dad has done ok with his cochlear implant. It's easier to talk to him in person now but it's still a struggle on the phone. Mom was recently diagnosed with a circulatory problem in her legs and will pursue treatment when they get back from FL. Hopefully that will help with her leg/foot pain.
T, J and I drove out to CO for Christmas to be with R's family. T met his grandsons for the first time. Here he is with Thing 1.
J is an excellent uncle and jumped right in to help take care of babies, everything except changing diapers! Like father, like son there 'cause T didn't change any diapers either!
The babies just chillin'.
The hill behind R and JTs place.
Thing 1 in his 1st Christmas outfit.
Thing 2 in his. He's a bit smaller than Thing 1 but he has big eyes!
Mac likes to lay right on the heat vent. Smart cat.
Thing 2 looking mighty pleased with himself for bopping 1 in the face. Ha!
All of us except JT took a ride to the other side of Pikes Peak and found a hill to go sledding on.
It was a beautiful day.
This is the other side of Pikes Peak.
We weren't home from CO for 24 hours when they called from basketball practice to say that J had hurt his leg. Turns out it was a grade 4 fracture of the top of the tibia. He was transported to Vanderbilt by ambulance. It happened on my birthday and he told me that the ambulance ride was his b'day gift to me.
They thought they might be able to set it so they sedated him and set it and casted it but it wasn't lined up well and he had surgery and 2 screws placed. Thankfully he has healed incredibly fast.
Turns out Trixie likes to sleep with her nose on the heating vent. Mac sleeps with his butt on it and Trixie with her nose. Ha! Smart critters.
I love this pic. Thing 1 with his daddy's boots, hat and dog tags and Thing 2 with mommy's boots, hat and a halter. So special.
I made these outfits before the babies were even born and couldn't wait for them to wear them. Thing 1 was fussy but I still love this pic!
Recent sunset. I do love a sunset!
Diesel on top of the roof. He's all boy, that one.
And in the van, helping daddy work on it.
A and P got engaged right after Thanksgiving. He went to her work and popped the question in front of all the co-workers and customers.
2 and 1 with Mufasa. 1 is doing a little hang ten, or something.
The babies have come so far. From preemies spending a month in NICU with oxygen and CPAPs and GI tubes to here right after they came home with their oxygen....
...to here at 4 months. No longer tethered to their tanks and doing so well. They have a few little issues but overall are doing really well. We are thankful.
This one cracks me up because 2 is flipping a little sideways bird, or something. And 1 looks like he's passed out drunk. Heathen children!
Some more random cuteness. 2.
1 getting a fistful of cat hair.
1 and 2.
2. Love this! I made these bibs at their parents request. Too funny.
The "pro" pics. Him kissing her kissing him kissing him. Precious!